"Welcome everyone to the "2018"Illinois Valley Catfish Trail website which contains all information needed to come along and fish our catfish tournaments held throughout the year."
Everyone and anyone is welcome in fishing one or more or all of our friendly catfish tournaments that will be held . No membership required to fish them. Just show up with your entry fee a boat and a partner or partners up to 3 in a boat.
Illinois Valley Catfish Trail is a non profit tournament trail. Most all tournaments will supply a "Free" lunch for participants only, paid for by sponsors after each tournament. Also all winners of plaques and or trophies are presented by IVCT. The entry fee for tournaments is $100 at 95% payout and 5% for plaques or trophies. Payouts for every tournament will be paid to the top six places as well as other fish pot. "Please support all our sponsors for the tournaments that they sponsor. They make this all possible."
Feel free to click on any link at the top of this page for all information and previous to present tournament photos as well as various photos. Also, be sure and click on "Tournaments and Rules" for this years catfishing tournament schedule and rules as well.
Please sign up to become an Illinois Valley Catfish Trail "Free" site "Member". In doing so you will receive an email as a reminder before each tournament schedued. Thanks and hope to see you at our tournaments held throughout the year and or here on our website!
Various Catfishing Photos below!
Bob "Kozi" Kozikowski
Ryan "Big V" Vecchia
Drake & Henna Doucette
Evan Vecchia, Christian Stefaniak and Evan Stefaniak
Grady Sandor & Grandpa Steve Sandor