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Cats Incredible tourney ends with local winners

July 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Billy and Marty Cariveau’s Sunday victory was a narrow one a 0.44 lb difference between them and their next closest competitor. Continue Reading

Anglers, chili take center stage in East Grand Forks

July 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Anglers took to the Red River and chili enthusiasts enjoyed a cook-off Saturday as part of the 24th annual Cats Incredible Catfish Days fishing tournament today. The event ends Sunday. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Catfish weekend in GF/EGF shaping up to be incredible

July 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Lake, schmake. This weekend in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, the place to go for summer fun is the river: the Red River, where one of America’s premier catfish tournaments will be taking place. Continue Reading

Nebraska couple back for Cats Incredible

July 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Bonnie and Gary Mounce, from Nebraska City, Neb., are back in town this week for the Cats Incredible catfish tournament. They’ve fished every Cats Incredible except the inaugural tournament in 1988 and last year’s tournament that was canceled because of high water. Continue Reading

Chamber explores Cats Incredible options

April 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“We would be interested in working with another group to put Catfish Days together,” said Barry Wilfahrt, president and CEO of The Chamber. “Whether The Chamber is involved, at this point we haven’t made any real plans one way or another.” Continue Reading

OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Cats Incredible won’t hold lottery

March 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

There won’t be a lottery to determine contestants for this year’s Cats Incredible Catfish Tournament because entries fell short of the 125-team limit. The lottery was scheduled for Wednesday night at the Eagles Club in East Grand Forks, but there are still spots available for teams that want to fish the July 28-29 tournament. Continue Reading

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This Year, ‘Cats Incredible’ a Minnesota-only Event

January 4, 2012 in WDAZ

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (WDAZ-TV) – Anglers will see big changes at the 24th annual “Cats Incredible” catfish tournament.

Beginning this year, the tournament will be a Minnesota-only event. Continue Reading

BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Cats Incredible or not, Nebraska couple still hopes to hit the Red River

August 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

For Gary and Bonnie Mounce of Nebraska City, Neb., summer just isn’t the same without Cats Incredible. Continue Reading

CATS Incredible fishing tournament cancelled due to high river levels

July 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Barry Wilfahrt, president of The Chamber of East Grand Forks and Grand Forks, announced today that the popular tournament that brings 300 catfish hunters to East Grand Forks each July won’t go on as scheduled July 29-31.
It’s the first time in the 24-year history of Cats Incredible that is has been canceled, according to a news release from Wilfahrt. Continue Reading

New invasive species rules will affect Cats Incredible fishing tournament

July 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Anglers fishing north will have to replace livewell water with fresh supply before transporting fish to EGF weigh-in siteNew regulations aimed at preventing the spread of aquatic nuisance species in Minnesota and North Dakota are going to mean some changes for anglers fishing the Cats Incredible Catfish Tournament. This year’s tournament is set for July 30-31. Continue Reading