The Village of Machesney Park would like to congratulate the Rock Falls Tourism Committee on hosting the upcoming Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest Tournament. This event is scheduled to be a Midwest qualifier for the 2016 national championship tournament, scheduled to take place in Richmond, Virginia.  The Rock Falls based tournament is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, June 25th & 26th.  The current fishing area includes the Village of Machesney Park, stretching from the Rock Island dam to the south to the Rockton dam to the north.  As such, the Village of Machesney Park is making the Stones Landing Boat Launch available to tournament contenders during the contest.

For more information please contact the Rock Falls Tourism Committee, or visit their web page at:


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