The Missouri River Catfish Clash is the newest event on the Montana Cats Circuit, and the first to take place in North Dakota. The event, started in 2011, is stationed out of Lewis and Clark Fishing Access site, four miles west of Williston, ND. The Friday night festivities are held at the Midway Junction Lounge & Casino in Williston. The event is held annually on the 3rd Saturday of August and replaced the Bighorn Catfish Tournament previously held out of Lovell, Wyoming.
Boundaries stretch east to west from Legion Park fishing access to the "Confluence" of the mighty Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers. This event is boat ONLY. The tournament filled it's 60-team capacity in 2015 for the first time ever, and will undoubtedly help fortify the tournament circuit for years to come.
Montana Cats board of director, Blake Gauer, is the current tournament director.
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Registration IS OPEN for the 13th Annual Missouri River Catfish Clash located in Williston, North Dakota on August 19th, 2023.
See tournament rules, regulations and PDF mail in entry HERE.
|2011||Brady Flaten, Nate Molstad||34.38 lbs|
|2012||Chad Dawson, Lars Sorensen||37.79 lbs.|
|2013||Brady Flaten, Nate Molstad||44.09 lbs.|
|2014||Bryon Armour, Ty Thomas||36.53 lbs.|
|2015||James Decker, Steve Lowrey||34.98 lbs.|
|2016||Brady Flaten, Nate Molstad||34.52 lbs.|
|2017||Brenner Flaten, Cole Plouffe||35.97 lbs.|
|2018||Brenner Flaten, Chad Dawson||33.28 lbs.|
|2019||Brenner Flaten, Cole Plouffe||37.69 lbs.|
|2020||Jayson Riggin, Robert Petersen||36.20 lbs.|
|2021||Brenner Flaten, Cole Plouffe||30.27 lbs.|
|2022||Eddie White, Eric Braunberger||32.31 lbs.|
|2011||Brady Flaten||9.70 lbs.|
|2012||Steve Harris Sr.||10.94 lbs.|
|2013||Nate Molstad||11.93 lbs.|
|2014||Bryon Armour||14.63 lbs.|
|2015||Bill Harris Jr.||13.31 lbs.|
|2016||Derek Carda||11.99 lbs.|
|2017||Corey Bushman||14.44 lbs.|
|2018||Kirby Lynch||12.39 lbs.|
|2019||Casey Heller||10.00 lbs.|
|2020||Jayson Riggin||10.81 lbs.|
|2021||Wes Whitacre||13.55 lbs.|
|2022||Kellie Lindsay||12.78 lbs.|
If you're interested in being a Missouri River Catfish Clash sponsor please contact, Blake Gauer, at (406) 860-9859.