September 10 2022, 12:00am

Alton Catfish Classic

Alton Catfish Classic

Riverfront Park

Landmarks Blvd. between Piasa St. & Henry St.
Alton, Illinois 62002

With a $15,000 purse up for grabs and winning catfish often weighing in around the 100 pound mark, this tournament is truly Known For Giants.

Sponsored by Simmons, Hanley & Conroy Law Firm, this sold out event is ready for 100 boats to hit the waters at the confluence of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois rivers to enjoy the best catfishing in the country.

Come hang out in downtown Alton on Saturday and enjoy everything the riverfront has to offer. You wont want to miss the official weight-in and award ceremony that takes place at the Liberty Bank Amphitheater at 4:00pm as these monstrous blue catfish tip the scales.


Come spend some much-needed time outdoors at Alton's gorgeous Riverfront Park. Home to a 4,000 seat amphitheater that hosts live concerts and performances, festivals, fairs, outdoor movie events, and more- plus several…
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