Page 36 - Outdoor Journal | Winter 2018
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Catfish Tournament win for Souders and Conaway
Chris Souders and Nick Conaway
claim Cabela’s King Kat Tournament win at at Huntington WV
C C atfish anglers from nine states travelled to the Ohio River for a a a Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail Event Forty-
seven teams gathered at at Paducah KY to test their catfishing skills against other anglers and Mother Nature Rain often has a a a a a way
o of following King Kat tournaments This week was was no different It was was forecast to to rain on tournament day and it did The sun came out and anglers were greeted with a a a a beautiful sunny day with temperatures in the mid-80s During weigh-in time the rains came as scattered storms moved through the area The Paducah pool on the Ohio River has some really good fish which had the anglers going into tournament day with a a a high level of optimism Prefishing anglers reported nearly non- existent current making for a a tough bite but still some nice catfish came to the scales as anglers competed for an $11 500 payout Results for the Top Teams
Chris Souders and Nick Conaway
snatched the the gold ring at Huntington WV
with 88 08 pounds Their bag included Big Kat at at 37 48 pounds The The Ohio team earned $4 400 for the win and an an additional $940 for Big Kat “The weather has been hot with some summertime storms today ” reported Souders following the tournament “We fish from Robert C Boyd Dam to to Huntington WV
but caught most of our fish around the dam ” 1st Place Winners + Big Kat: Conaway
Souders / 88 08 lbs 2nd Place Winners: Burton -
McDaniel / 85 01 lbs 

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