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Welcome to the National Fishing League’s Crappie series.

The National Crappie League’s mission is to create a crappie tournament trail that supports competitive crappie fishing for all anglers. From the everyday/ weekend angler to the seasoned pro, where all have a chance to compete at the National Championship on their level.

The 2024 tournament schedule is up and we look forward to a great year on the water and at the lake.  Come join us and other anglers for some crappie fishing fun!

The Latest News & Events

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Become an NCL
Affiliate Club or Trail

Are you a Crappie Club or State Crappie Trail President or Director?  If so National Crappie League has something EXCITING FOR YOU!  Join the National Crappie League family by becoming an NCL affiliate club or trail, and check out what we are going to do for YOU!

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2024 PAYBACK UPDATE: IMPORTANT CHANGE

Our focus at NCL is always on catering to our fishermen, and we share the same passion for the sport of competitive crappie fishing as you do. As you know, we have guaranteed payouts of 10k for DIV 1 and 20k for OPEN DIV. However, speaking to our anglers, we understand that the economy has been tough

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May 18, 2024 Lake Salamonie-Mississinewa Division I Tournament: Press Release

The National Crappie League is holding a Division I tournament on Lakes Salamonie and Mississinewa in Wabash, IN on May 18, 2024, hosted by the Nothead Tackle and Quality Plumbing & Heating. The tournament is structured for amateur and …

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2024-25 National Championship Update: IMPORTANT CHANGE

The 2024-25 National Championship on Sardis Lake dates have changed.  Expo participants have a conflict with the Bassmasters National Championship being on the previous dates set for the NCL Championship and Expo.

NCL has changed the date…

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Kentucky Lake-Adams Wins Open-Ray & Cochran Win Div I

Division I and Open Division anglers competed on Kentucky-Barkley Lake on May 10th and 11th. The competition was hosted by Kentucky Lake Tourism. Anglers faced tough conditions due to the changes in weather. The night before the competition, strong storms, tornado warnings, and heavy downpours occurred, making it challenging for the anglers. During the competition, the currents were strong, and anglers had to deal with high winds, extreme waves, wood debris, and muddy waters.

In the Open Division, Terry Adams won first place with a two-day total of 16.59 lbs….

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Jeffers & Keller Win Carlyle Lake: Press Release

On May 4, 2024, the National Crappie League held a Division I tournament and national qualifier at Lake Carlyle in Carlyle, IL. Anglers from various regions competed for the top honor and national championship qualification, with the event being hosted by the City of Carlyle and Clinton County Tourism.

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Doug and Renee Allen win their second event by taking first at Patoka Lake

The National Crappie League held a 2-day Division I event at Patoka Lake, Jasper, IN on May 26th and 27th, with Dubois County Tourism as the host. Anglers competed for a $10,000.00 prize and to qualify for the National Championship.

The anglers had to deal with periodic rain, steady wind..

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Baker & Wilson Win Lake Eufaula – Press Release

On April 19 & 20, 2024, Visit Eufaula and the City of Eufaula hosted a National Crappie League (NCL) Open Division tournament on Lake Eufaula, OK.. Anglers competed for a chance to win $20,000.00 and to qualify for the 2024-25 National Championship.

A front moved across the area during the tournament, bringing cooler temperatures. The wind was between 10-20 miles each day. Cloudy skies and winds with temperatures in the 50s made for a chilly day two.

JoJo Baker and Phillip Wilson took the lead on day one…

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Scott & Warlen Win Lake of the Ozarks  Press Release

The National Crappie League held an Open Division tournament of 2024 at Lake of the Ozarks on April 12th and 13th. The event was hosted by the Tri-County Lodging Association and the Business District of Morgan County, Miller County, and Camden County.  Anglers were given the opportunity to qualify for the 2024-25 National Championship and compete for a payback of $20,000.

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Morgan Neal & Charles Bowman
win the Lake Washington, MS

Hosted by the Greenville – Washington County CVB, anglers competed for $10,000.00.  The weigh-in was held downtown at the historical, Hotel 27, 211 S Walnut Str. In Greenville, MS., and Emceed by Jim Bob Allgood of Redneck Adventures

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NCL Press Releases

Become an NCL
Affiliate Club or Trail

Are you a Crappie Club or State Crappie Trail President or Director?  If so National Crappie League has something EXCITING FOR YOU!  Join the National Crappie League family by becoming an NCL affiliate club or trail, and check out what we are going to do for YOU!

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