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Rock Falls, Illinois

2016 Bass Pro Shops’ Big Cat Quest

Rock Falls, IL
June 25 & 26,  2016
Team Tournament

Midwest Qualifier for 2016 National Championship

​​Launch:   Rock River- Rockton to Rock Island


Fishing Hours: 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  no later than 4:00 p.m. If you are not in line with boat on trailer at 4:00 p.m. roll call the last boat in line  will be marked and no others after will weigh-in.
Boundaries: Rock River- Rockton to Rock Island

Early Bird Registration: Starting May 2, 2016  pick up entry forms from the Rock Falls Tourism Office and on the web site
Registration:/ Captains Meeting-Dinner:
 4 pm - 8 pm Friday  June 24, 2016

                                                                                            Rock Falls Eagles Club

                                                                                            321 W. 2nd St.

                                                                                            Rock Falls, IL 61071
Weigh-In Site:  Rock Falls Riverfront Boat parking lot
Scales Open:11:00 am both days

Host Hotel:  Bass Pro Shops' Big Cat Quest/ Rock Falls Tourism Hot Hotel Deals

"Rooms Limited-book Today"

 Country Inn & Suites by Carlson (ask for Patrick)                  Days Inn (ask for Jessica)

  815/625-3200                                                                                             815/626-5500

  $129.00/night                                                                                             $59.99/night

  Super 8 (ask for a manager)                                   Holiday Inn Express & Suite (Ask for Amy)

  815/626-8800                                                                        815/535-8312

 $79.99/night                                                              $149.00/night and up

The public is welcome to attend a free Catfishing Seminar and a Meet-the Pros on Friday June 24, 2016 from 5 pm - 7pm at the Eagles Club.  Come enjoy and get firsthand information from the hottest name in Catfishing today.  Ken Freeman and the Big Cat Quest Staff will be present as well.

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2016 Ken Freeman Outdoor Promotions ™



.May 24th, 2016
As of yesterday, it became official-Majeski Motors is offering a 2015 Ford F-150 4x4 XLT 4dr SuperCrew 5.5 ft. SBas as a prize to anyone who breaks the (IDNR) IL state record for a catfish caught by Hook & Line during Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest Team fishing tournament in Rock Falls June 25th & 26th 2016. Must be entered in the tournament and at weigh-in before 4PM both days to be eligible. This is open to ANY catfish caught. Majeski Motors wants YOU to win!


Rock Falls Tourism is proud to announce the Ultimate Destination-Rock Falls, IL. Join us during the last weekend of June and enjoy three great events/festivals along the Rock Falls Riverfront Friday June 24th, Saturday June 25th & Sunday June 26th 2016. There will be something for the whole family to enjoy: BASS PRO SHOPS BIG CAT QUEST team fishing tournament, displays, catfishing seminar and a Meet-the-Pros, ROCK FALLS SUMMER SPLASH & ROCK FALLS RIVER CHASE

 Join us Saturday June 25th at dusk in Rock Falls for an Amazing FIREWORKS Display provided by Rock Falls Tourism IN CELEBRATION OF THREE GREAT EVENTS along the Rock Falls Riverfront Friday June 24th, Saturday June 25th & Sunday June 26th 2016. Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest, Rock Falls River Chase & Rock Falls Summer Splash. See you there! 

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