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2009 King of the Cats Contest

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I would like to invite all of you to participate in what has evolved into a great competition and an all around fun event. It's the 2009 King of the Cats!

For all details, rules, and sign up info, please Click Here

Please read all info carefully, everything should be there. Feel free to ask any questions here.

To make things easier, when you sign up, you will automatically sign up for both species.

To keep clutter to a minimum lets keep all discussions regarding this contest here in this thread.

I would like to thank Aanderud for all his work on the HSOforum, it turned out great!

Let's have fun with this and good luck!

Here's the current leaderboard for each division:

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Where in again this year! Just sent my e-mail!

Thanks guys!

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Looking forward to the Month of April. I hope to hit the ground running and hopefully my "April" spot is going like last year.

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just sent an email also cant wait should be a lot of fun

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Aanderud,

Nice job on the KOTC HSOforum. It is in my favoites.

tweed

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I tried sending twice and it would send it I keep getting mail failure notice and tried clicking on the both and it still doesnt send error in sending comes up.what am I doing wrong

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not sure elwood, it seems to be working fine for everyone else. Quite a few signed up already. Must be something on your end, you can try sending a test one to my email in my signature if you like.

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I'm in. No failure notices on my end that I know of.

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On the results from last year its shaded green down to 5 spots....is there a signifigance(sp) to that, or just tradition?

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We had the top 10 on the leaderboard because 10 is a nice round number and it shows who is on the tails of the leaders, but the top 5 in each category (flatheads and channels) were crowned the "kings" of the cats.

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Would it sound cheesy if I also said '' I can't wait till April '' Count me in on the contest

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not sure elwood, it seems to be working fine for everyone else. Quite a few signed up already. Must be something on your end, you can try sending a test one to my email in my signature if you like.

think I figured it out yep it was my end forgot the underscore in the email address hope it worked. thanks DTRO

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I am in. Hopefully I can break into the top 5 this year......

Slowhand, looking forward to seeing some of your hogs posted in here in 2009. Maybe we'll hook up a few times...

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Thanks bud...nice job on site too aanderud.

Thanks, and welcome to the contest. Last year was a great time, I'm thinking this year can be even better.

I see that elwood is in. That fish from the franklin derby was huge, wonder if he'll be caught again this year smile

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I am in. Hopefully I can break into the top 5 this year......

Slowhand, looking forward to seeing some of your hogs posted in here in 2009. Maybe we'll hook up a few times...

Ya gettn together and wetting lines would be good. As far as big fish, we all know having luck on our side can be the difference maker. The margin of a good night fish-wise to a "skunk" night is thin. The war wages on even when we lose the battle many nights smile.

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The margin of a good night fish-wise to a "skunk" night is thin. The war wages on even when we lose the battle many nights smile.

I have lost the battle many times but I sure haven't thrown the white flag yet. Even the slow nights can be pretty awesome with the right company and an electric chainsaw.......and a slingshot......and some homemade rockets.

I am getting more and more redneck every year.

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Nothing better than a few smoke bombs and rockets on a slow night John. Lets hook up again this summer.

Now, Brian's potato gun was a real SHOOTER.

I missed the top 5 by about 8 inches on 3 fish last summer. This season, I'm gunning for the top three. My new home will be the Minnesota. I already have the go ahead from the chief.

Just maybe I will make it there but I can see it will take at least 1 50.

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Just maybe I will make it there but I can see it will take at least 1 50.

yea harvey lee I gunning for the 50 plus mark this yr myself

and I have to say those are some piggys for perch on your avatar

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Did last year start off this slow with how many people sign up or is this normal

We are way ahead of pace of last year. I would suspect close to 50 serious entrants when all is said and done. I hope for more, but that is my expectations.

Prove me wrong I say and get signed up. smile

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I'm in, Should be another great year. Now if all my gear would get her I would be happier yet.

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Well thats a great thing to have more already then this time last year. Means are sport might go big, and more kitty stuff at more retailers which wouldn't be a bad thing. Oh I spoke with the gander guys and they said that they are shooting for a full isle at least for us this year. I think I b*tched enough about it last year that they finally got the clue that they could sell so much more if they only had it.

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Gander Mountain in Mankato said that they are stocking up as well. I went in and they already have a large selection of Team Catfish rods and nice packs of sinkers. They see a lot of people coming in for Catfish stuff for the river and they are catching on.

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