KC Catfish Tournament – Sept. 20

Join us for the grand finale of the Kansas City Catfish Series on September 21! Atchison will host the series championship, as anglers from across the region search the Missouri River for giants cats. Tournament scheduled to run from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., with weigh-in immediately following the conclusion of fishing. Fun activities, food and excitement for the whole family. Call 800-234-1854 for more information.

We will add more information about this new event periodically, so keep checking back to see what new activities we’ve added.

Angler Information

The fishing has been heating up in the region’s premier catfishing circuit. In the August tournament at Waverly, Mo., Ken Cargill and Mike Rybolt took home first place with a total weight of 117.6 pounds.

KC Catfish practices catch and release at all of its events.

Click here to learn more about the Kansas City Catfish Series. The series’ official website includes rules and regulations. The championship event in Atchison will begin at 7:00 a.m., with weigh-in at 4:00 p.m.

Click here to download the tournament entry form.

Fish Fry

Atchison Elks Lodge #647 will sponsor a Catfish Fry during the championship event. Bring the family out for good fun — and good food!


Large Catfish Meal…..$7.00
Small Catfish Meal…..$5.00
Drinks (soda & water)…$1.00