Hi Kansas City! CatCon is coming to you on Nov. 19 & 20, 2021.

Catfish Conference is the top of events dedicated to the great sport of catfishing. Made specifically for catfish anglers, this is the event you don't want to miss.

139 E Dixie Ave.             Elizabethtown, KY-42701 | USA


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Incredible Seminars for CatCon Kansas City

CatCon events are about sharing knowledge. Our elite panelists bring decades of expertise to every angler out there. Upgrading your fishing today. Join us!

Boat Insurance - Dave Swearingin

Here is a unique seminar where Dave Swearingin will share his insider knowledge with you. What does your boat insurance cover? Is the trailer covered? Optional insurance plans and understanding your policy terms. 

Secure your tickets for you and your family today. Ugrade your fishing and have a great time with us!

In case the event is canceled due to restrictions imposed by the State of Kansas, Missouri and/or Kentucky, or by the Catfish Conference team to prevent an expected outbreak of COVID-19, your ticket will be refunded automatically. 

Tickets are refundable up to 30 days before the event. 

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Catfish Conference is the leader in produing events dedicated to the community of catfish anglers in the world. With our initial conference in 2016, we held one yearly event until 2021. 

Family oriented & affordable - $7.00

At $7 per ticket for a two day pass (free for kids under 13), we make it easy on your wallet. Your family will have activities inside CatCon21 and also nearby since you're downtown Kansas City. 

Exhibitors are there to sell - you'll benefit from legendary discounts on pretty much everything catfishing. From rods, reels, tackle, boats, etc. 

See the equipment and Save tons of money on your equipment.

Learn from our elite speakers and community

We all learn each time we go out on the water or fish from the bank. Get knowledge from other pro anglers accounting for decades of experience. No where else can you learn as much


Kansas City Convention Center: Bartle Hall

We selected the Kansas City Convention Center (MO) - Bartle Hall. After visiting all the available venues in KC, our team decided that Bartle Hall has what it takes to host our event. 

Upgrade your fishing with knowledge coming straight from top professional anglers in the Nation.

Be a part of the energy behind the sport of catfishing, get your tickets today for you and your family. Share the passion and be a part of our great community of anglers.


Advanced Channel Cat Strategies - Capt. Brad Durick

Author and Red River Catfish Guide, Capt. Brad Durick, will talk about: Identifying current patterns; angler efficiency and preparedness; "sure-fire" techniques and tactics; rigs and gear. 

Reservoir Tactics - Chris Jones

Professional Catfish Guide Chris Jones brings his experience to share the following tactics: Target reservoir bluecats; Identifying blue cats on sonar; How to locate shad on a sonar; Recommended tackle and geat. 

Save 42% when you buy your tickets online. 

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Pro Angler Membership

$50/ year

Everything in 2 Day Pass +
 access to ALL CatCon events
FREE custom t-shirt with your name
Exclusive discounts for members

FREE Premium CatCon Decal

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Partner Hotel

Considering staying the night with us? Save over 45%*!

CatCon KC has partnered with the Crowne Plaza Downtown Kansas City. The Crowne Plaza Hotels have been a great supporter of the catfishing community - it's time to give back. 

Just a block away from the KC Convention Center, the Crowne Plaza Downtown KC has everything you would expect from a luxury brand at an incredible price for CatCon Guests. 

$119 / night (excl. taxes)

Book your night now!