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2016 Bass Pro Shop’s Big Cat Quest

75th Anniversary
WCC The National Catfish Derby

Pickwick Dam, TN
October 29, 2016
The Historic Botel

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WCC  The National Catfish Derby

​The Historic Botel

Pickwick Dam, Tennessee

What's New

Launch:  in Hardin County only on the  Tennessee River 


Fishing Times:You may launch at 4 a.m. bait catching is ok, start fishing at 6 a.m. and stop fishing at 3 p.m. You must be in line no later than 4 p.m. for the weigh-in.

Boundaries:Tennessee River and its tributaries from Kentucky Lake Line to Bear Creek

Fishing Boundaries:Tennessee State Line/Kentucky to Tennessee State Line/Mississippi to Bear Creek on Tennessee River & Boundaries.

Registration:FridayOctober 28, 2016 at weigh-in The Historic Botel located below Pickwick Dam it  will  be from 2-9 at Botel.

Weigh-In:Team Rules – Five Best Fish-Tennessee Protection Law in affect only two may be 34" or larger.

Scales: Will open Saturday October 29, 2016 at 2pm following Kids event.

Host Hotel:
The Historic Botel

Payback 80/20 guaranteed watch for more as tournament approaches.

Guaranteed Big Fish

Come see who will be the World Champion of Cat-fishing in 2016.

Thanks to The Historic Hotel, West Tennessee Tourism and PCA for making this event Possible.

We are pleased to showcase our newly redesigned website!



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