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Featured Exhibitors 2025 (coming soon!).

Show Hours & Dates

Catfish & Crappie Conference 2025 will be on Friday February 21, and Saturday February 22, 2025. Hours:
VIP Passes: Feb. 21 8AM-7PM | Feb 22 8AM-6PM 2 Day Passes: Feb. 21 9AM-7PM | Feb 22 9AM-6PM Ticket purchased at the door: Feb. 21 9AM-7PM | Feb 22 9AM-6PM

Show Location

Meet us at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville KY. The show is in the WEST WING (will be confirmed soon).

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Catfish & Crappie
Conference 2025.

Save the date! Join us on Feb. 21 & 22, 2025 | Louisville, KY

Once again, we welcome you to the Catfish and Crappie Conference – the ultimate gathering event for catfish and crappie lovers! Whether you’re a seasoned angler or just starting out, from your boat or the bank, this is the place to immerse yourself in the most vibrant community. Here’s what to expect

  • Expect over 125 exhibitors dedicated to crappie and catfish fishing. Nothing else!
  • Discover the latest Trends
  • Learn from expert professional anglers, seasoned anglers from all over the United States
  • Experience “Hands-On” Exhibits. If you can see it, you can touch it (well, almost everything).
  • Network with Like-Minded Individuals. Brand deals, sponsorships, entrepreneurial opportunities, social media leaders: everyone you need to talk to is here. 
  • Participate in Exciting Competitions: we know you love to be challenged, we’ve got you covered. 
  • Bring your Kids and family. We got food kids will eat, bouncy house, dock shooting contests, educational experiences. They are tomorrow’s anglers, let’s make them enjoy Catfish Conference as much as you do.

Catcon is not a simple event,it’s  a journey into the heart of the catfish and crappie community, where passion meets knowledge, and fun meets learning. Join us and be a part of a tradition that celebrates the joy of fishing and the spirit of community.

Over +125 Exhibitors from all over the United States

2 stages for the leading Crappie & Catfish Speakers in the Nation

Our event feels more like a family reunion than a show. for real.

Show Hours: Feb 21 - 9AM-7PM
Feb 22 - 9AM-6PM

VIP Ticket Holders come in from 8AM on both days.

top Speakers for Crappie
and catfishing.

Join us on Feb. 21 & 22, 2025 | Louisville, KY

At the Catfish and Crappie Conference, we pride ourselves on bringing you a speaker lineup that stands second to none. Our speakers are carefully chosen through a meticulous selection process, ensuring that only the most experienced, knowledgeable, and passionate individuals grace our stages.

  1. Expertise and Experience: Our speakers are seasoned professionals with a wealth of experience in the field of angling.

  2. Inspirational Stories: We believe in the power of storytelling. 

  3. Innovation and Forward-Thinking: The world of fishing is ever-evolving. 

  4. Hands-On Learning: Our conference is not just about listening to talks. 

Exhibitors 2025.


Exclusive Exhibitors: Dive into the world of catfish and crappie fishing with our exclusive exhibitors, who bring to the conference a rich array of products and services that are at the forefront of the industry. From the latest fishing gear to innovative technologies and sustainable practices, our exhibitors are here to showcase the pinnacle of angling advancements. As an attendee, you get the unique opportunity to explore, interact, and even get hands-on experience with the offerings, helping you to enhance your skills and take your fishing endeavors to the next level. Don’t miss the chance to connect with businesses and brands that are shaping the future of fishing.

Content Creators,
YouTube, TikTok & more.

Join us on Feb. 21 & 22, 2025 | Louisville, KY

We are you. Like you, we started at the bottom and learned how to create engaging content. Now, our role has changed and our attention is focused on organizing the event. Our growth and story finds its value because of your art, your focus, your hard work. 

Your channel size doesn’t matter to us – we see you, small or large – we value what you do for the public. To thank you and include even further in our event, you can request a special access badge, free of charge. Apply below and meet us in February 2025. 

Golden Whiskers Awards.

Experience the Prestige: Golden Whiskers Awards

Dive into the pinnacle of catfishing glory at the Golden Whiskers Awards. Celebrate the mastery of angling with the community’s top talents. Engage with the legends, be inspired by their stories, and witness the crowning of this year’s catfishing heroes.

Get your Tickets & Passes Today

Catfish & Crappie Conference Louisville, KY - Feb. 21 & 22, 2025.




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