National Fishing League heading to Truman Lake: Press Release

The National Fishing League presented by Happy Hollow Outdoors is holding a 2 day Open Division National Qualifier on June 14 & 15 on Truman Lake. They will also hold a High School & Youth tournament on June 16, 2024. Hosted by the Clinton Tourism, the tournament is open for all crappie anglers.

The entry fee for each team in the Open Division is $400.00, while memberships cost $50.00 per person. Anglers may sign up online at or at the pre-tournament meeting on June 13th. The pre-tournament meeting and late registration will take place on June 13th for the crappie tournament at the Benson Center, 1008 East Sedalia Ave., Clinton, MO. Late registration and check-in will be between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM, while the tournament meeting will commence at 6:00 PM.

Anglers will fish from 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM, and the weigh-in will take place at Bucksaw Marina. The off-water limits are until 4:00 PM on June 13, 2024. Anglers who wish to participate in the weigh-in must be in the weigh-in line by 3:30 PM. The weigh-in is open to the public.

The High School and Youth registration and pre tournament meeting will be Saturday, June 15th at Bucksaw Marina. Entry fee is $80.00 per team, $20.00 membership per team. Pre-registration will be from 5:00 PM and the meeting beginning at 6:00 PM.

Special thanks to local sponsors including Clinton Tourism, Bucksaw Marina-Resort, Everharts Outoors, Compass Health Network, KDKD Outdoors HQ, Hawthorn Bank Clinton, Hawthorn Bank Warsaw, Sugarfoot BBQ & C Store, Slugger’s 66, Dietz Family Buffet, Oak Star Bank, Walmart, Cody’s Bait & Tackle and Puddle Jumpers.

Thanks to our national sponsors including Happy Hollow Outdoors, Redneck Adventures, DMF Bait Co., Power-Pole, Rockport Rattler, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Carzone, Grenada Lake Resorts, Compass Lithium, Pro Control, Engel Coolers, Gamma, Crappie Brakes, HiTec, The Live Scanner, Midsouth Tackle, Slider, Everharts Outdoors, Amped Outdoors Lithium, BnM Poles, Crappie Magnet, ATX Lures, K9 Fishing, Fish USA, Black Speck Fishing, Prodezigns, Crappie Now,, Nothead Tackle, Top Notch Interiors, and Quality Plumbing Heating.

Upcoming Division I Events for the 2024 tournament season.

Oct 12, 2024 Division I Lake of the Ozarks, MO

Upcoming Open Division Events for 2024.

June 28 & 29, 2024 Open Division Sardis Lake, MS

Oct 18 & 19, 2024 Open Division Grenada Lake, MS

Upcoming Wild Card events.  Wild Card events are guaranteed 100% payback.  Both Division I and Open Division compete.  Division I competes on Saturdays, and Open Division teams compete both Friday and Saturday.

Sept 13 & 14, 2024 Wild Card Clinton Lake, KS

(NCL) Rules and more information can be found at