The 2009 AkronCATS championship event will be held at Portage Lakes and is "OPEN" to everyone. The registration/weigh in site is Land Big Fish 3333 Manchester Rd. Akron, Ohio. Registration will start at 10am with a mandatory pretourny meeting at 10:45 am. Teams will be allowed to fish any of the Portage Lakes including, Long Lake, North Reservoir, East Reservoir, West Reservoir, Turkeyfoot Lake, Hower Lake, Miller Lake, Rex Lake, and Mud Lake. This tournament will be broken into 2 phases. The first phase will start at 11am on Saturday Sept. 5 and run until 7pm that evening. There will be a weigh in (6 fish limit) The 2nd phase will start at 8pm and run until 7am Sunday morning. There will be a second weigh in. The team with the most total weight wins. This is only a channel catfish tournament. Entry fee is $20.00 per team.