Illinois Valley Catfish Trail

ILLINOIS RIVER

     "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!

                               Mike Crickman "Cricket"

                                                        Mike Stuckert

 

                 

                                            Bob "Kozi" Kozikowski

 

                                     

                                                            Drake Doucette

 

                                                     Ryan "Big V" Vecchia

 

                                               Dan Crickman 

 

                                                          Tony Rue

 

 

                                                           Trevor Petzel

 

                                               Drake & Henna Doucette

 

 

         Evan Vecchia, Christian Stefaniak and Evan Stefaniak

 

 

                                                        Jim Smoode

 

 

                                     Dan Kasperski

 

                                              Jeanette Kneebone

 

 

 

                       Grady Sandor & Grandpa Steve Sandor