Big Cat Quest Fishing Tournament will be on Rock River

ROCK FALLS — Rock Falls Tourism is hosting the third annual Rock Falls Big Cat Quest Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 25.

Catfish anglers from around the state will be competing for the $10,000 cash payout. Weigh-in for the tournament will be at 5 pm.

Anglers can register for the tournament at or register in person on Friday, Sept. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lawrence Park.

Fishing begins 7 a.m. Saturday on the Rock River, from points between the Rockton Dam to the Rock Island Dam.

Vendors and food trucks will be at Lawrence Park, Avenue G, Sterling from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All contestants must be in line by 4 p.m. for weigh-in.