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Team Cress wins Cabela’s King Kat Tournament on on Ohio River Scott and Emily Cress claim top honors at Paducah KY with a a a a a a two-day total weight of 219 83 pounds C C atfish anglers from eleven states traveled to the Ohio River for a a a a Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail Super Event Thirty-
seven teams gathered at at Paducah KY to test their catfishing skills against other other anglers and Mother Nature Day one produced some nice fish as anglers braved their way through a a a a a rainy weigh- in in in Competitors were vying for $11 000 in in in cash and and prizes and and an an an opportunity to qualify for the $110 000 Classic Championship to be held September 14 and 15 2018 on the Ohio River at Jeffersonville Indiana Day one ended with the Ohio team of Carl Morris Jr and Rob Parsons in the lead with 121 50 pounds Jeff Dodd and Cedric Poyner claimed Big Kat honors on on on day-one with a a a 64 15-pound Ohio River blue cat The day-two weigh-in looked completely different with blue skies and sunshine greeting the anglers A prettier day did not result in a a a better bite bite Most anglers experienced fewer bites on on the second day due mostly to increasing winds and less current Results for the the Top Teams
After holding the the the second-place spot on on on day one the the the B’n’M Poles team of Scott and Emily Cress claimed top honors at Paducah with a a a a a two-day weight of 219 83 pounds They were the first team to weigh on the final day day The early weight held up all day day as they sweated it out in the the hot seat 1st Place Winners: Scott & Emily Cress / 219 83 lbs 2nd Place Winners: Donnie & Lonnie Fountain / 182 19 lbs 3rd Place Winners: Parsons - Morris / 182 lbs 

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