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

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2016 Bass Pro Shop’s Big Cat Quest
New Madrid, Missouri
1005 Levee Rd
New Madrid, MO 63869
October 1, 2016
Team Tournament


New Madrid, Missouri


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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).


Fishing Hours: You may put your boat in water any time after 12:01 a.m. October 01, 2016, 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. 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.

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 September 30, 2016. 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 This year will feature a Civil War reenactment and covered wagon rides.

There will be a kids fishing derby held at the New Madrid Fishing Park on October 01, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. This is a free event for all kids to participate in and the BCQ will provide free hot dogs following event to all participants. Anglers bring the whole family out to this stop; They will have so much fun!!

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
Rooms are limited, call and book now.

There are 16 camper sites located off Hwy 61 in New Madrid that have been donated by Bobby McDonald. These are a first-come first-serve basis.

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

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