2017 Bass Pro Shop’s Big Cat Quest
New Madrid, Missouri
1005 Levee Rd
New Madrid, MO 63869
October 7-8, 2017

Championship Event

Launch: All boats must launch from the two boat ramps located in New Madrid, Missouri. The ramps are located at 1005 Levee Road ( this is near downtown) & 297 Levee Road ( ramp is near Cargill).


NO TRAILERING ALLOWED! YOU MUST LAUNCH AT THE TWO LISTED SITES ONLY!


Fishing Hours: You may put your boat in water any time after 12:01 a.m. October 07, 2017, but you may not leave ramp area waters until 4:00 a.m. Fishing hours are from 6: 00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Be in line at 4:00 p.m. All boats must be on trailers and in weigh-in line on Levee Road no later than 4:00 p.m. on Saturday October 7.If you are not in line with your boat on trailer at 4:00 p.m. for roll call the last boat in line will be marked and no others after weigh-in.

On Sunday October 8th fishing hours ar 6am to 1pm must be in line by 2 pm if not in line with your boat on trailer at 2pm for roll call the last boat in line will be marked and no others weigh in//

There is no restrictions on the number of fish to be weighed in...


Boundaries: Mississippi River and its tributaries reachable by boat from two required launch sites.


Registration: Registration will be set up at the Mill Street Community Building, 1199 Mill Street, New Madrid, MO. from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.. Friday October 6, 2017. The City will be hosting a fish fry at this site from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and all anglers are encouraged to attend.



Weigh-In: Weigh in site will be set up in front of The Bank of New Madrid, 229 Main Street, New Madrid, Missouri. You will enter onto main street to weigh from Levee road only!


New Madrid will be having a festival along with our tournament. There will be great food, vendors and fun entertainment for the entire family 


Scales Open: Scales open at 2:00 p.m. ( Note: This is due to Kids Derby earlier in the day)


Host Hotel: 
Moore’s Landing Suite & Inn
301 Airport Road
Marston, MO 63866
1-573-380-7746
Rooms are limited, call and book now.


This is one of my favorite event on the trail. What a great community to host this event. If you need further info feel free to call me @ 1-731-234-1888

10/7&8/17 Big Cat Quest National Championship, New Madrid, Missouri,-Mississippi River