NCL - Division 1 | 2023

Rough River Lake
Oct. 7, 2023

October 7, 2023
Falls of Rough, KY

division 1 - Tournament payout

1. 100 % Payback
2. $10,000 Minimum Payback
3. $1,000 Big Fish

Welcome to another NCL Tournament!


The National Crappie League (NCL) is thrilled to invite you to the next exhilarating chapter of our Division 1 tournament series, set against the picturesque backdrop of Rough River Lake. Join us on October 7, 2023, in Falls of Rough, KY, a haven for angling aficionados, where competitors will vie for substantial cash rewards, a minimum payback of $10,000, and the coveted $1,000 Big Fish prize.

As we gear up for this event, we are eager to welcome you to a day filled with camaraderie, competition, and the sheer thrill of the catch. The tournament is hosted by Grayson County Tourism and Beauchamp Alexander Farms, promising an event that blends the spirit of community with the excitement of professional angling.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the heart of the angling community with your NCL Membership, your gateway to camaraderie, competition, and the electrifying thrill of the catch. Don’t just stand on the shore; join the league of crappie champions today!

Prepare yourself for a day of strategy and skill, where every cast is a chance to prove your mettle. Remember, in the NCL, it’s not just about the trophy; it’s about the spirit of the sport. So, cast your line, reel in your dreams, and make every moment count.

We look forward to seeing you at Rough River Lake, where passion meets competition, and every angler is a champion in the making.

October 6, 2023
Still Lake Marine
342 S Hwy 79, McDaniels, KT
Registration 5 PM to 6 PM • Meeting 6:00 PM

Rough River Lake State Boat Ramp
Rough River Lodge Rd., 1c-1009, Falls of Rough, KY 40119
Must be in weigh in line by 3:30 PM

Any public boat ramp available to all anglers

All legal waters of Rough River Lake

4:30 PM on day of pre-tournament meeting

6:30 AM to 2:30 PM


October 7, 2023
Nick’s Boat Dock
722 S Highway 79
McDaniels, KY

Registration 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Fishing 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Coming Soon

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Prep and Get There

Preparation is the key to victory in the world of professional (crappie) angling. Gear up, study the waters, and plan your strategy. Then, make the journey to the heart of the action. Remember, the journey is just as important as the destination.


Do your best to Win

In the NCL, every cast is a chance to prove your mettle. Give it your all, aim for the biggest catch, and strive for the win. But remember, it's not just about the trophy, it's about the spirit of the sport. So, cast your line, reel in your dreams, and make every moment count.

Local Partners

Crist Propane Services

133344 E HWY 60

Irvington KY

Beauchano - Alexander Farms

310 Alexander Ln, 

Hardinsburg, KY


Harned-Tobacco Shack

2948 E HWY 60

Harned, KY


Breck Co. Ready Mix

124 Industrial Park Ln, 

Hardinsburg, KY


Peter Cave Marina

346 Peter Cave Ramp Rd.
Leitchfield, KY

Gentry's General Store

1571 E. HWY 60

Harned, KY


Cad Metals

223 Enterprise Dr. 
Elizabethtown, KY

Joe Bennett Rentals

214 Old HWY 60
Hardinsburg, KY


Earl Wright | Edward Jones

425 Brodway
Brandenburg, KY

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