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Published July 31, 2010, 10:14 AM

Grand Forks catfish tourney gets under way

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — About 150 two-person teams are competing for the $4,000 top prize in the annual Red River catfish tournament in the Grand Forks area.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — About 150 two-person teams are competing for the $4,000 top prize in the annual Red River catfish tournament in the Grand Forks area.

The Cats Incredible event features a total of $21,900 in prizes, along with such events as a chili feed. It is in its 23rd year.

Fishing gets under way Saturday and wraps up with an awards ceremony Sunday evening.

Last year, the winning bag of 10 catfish set a record at 91.5 pounds.

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