National Crappie League
Visits Greenville, MS

NCL Media Contact: Bobby Brown    

  The National Crappie League (NCL) will be holding a Division I tournament on March 3, 2024, on local lakes in Greenville, MS.  Hosted by the Greenville – Washington County CVB, anglers will be competing for a minimum $10,000.00 guaranteed purse. The tournament will pay back 100% of the entry fees.

The pre-tournament meeting and late entry registration is on March 2, 2024, at the Washington County Convention Center, 1040 S Racway Rd. In Greenville.  Entry fees are $300.00 per team with an NCL membership.   A $25.00 late fee applies after midnight on February 25, 2024.

Anglers may fish lakes Washington, Lee, Ferguson, and Whittington.  Anglers must be off the water by 4:00 PM on March 2, 2024, the day of the pre-tournament meeting.

The weigh-in will be held downtown at Hotel 27, 211 S Walnut Str. In Greenville.  Anglers will fish from 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM.  Teams must be in the weigh-in line by 3:30 PM.  The public is encouraged to come watch the weigh-in.

A free kid’s fishing rodeo will be held at the Ferguson Laek Boat Ramp on March 3rd.  For kids 12 and under, the registration is from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM, and fishing is from 9:00 AM to 10:30 PM.

The Auction for Camp Looking Glass will be on March 1, 2024, as well as the Big Mama Crappie/Bass event meal and entertainment.    March 2 is the Southern Star Rv & Cabin Big Mama Tournament on Lake Washington.  More information about the auction and Big Mama event can be found on the tournament detail page at or call Mike Jones at 662-822-2087

Special thanks to local sponsors including Greenville-Washinting County CVB, Delta Lodging Group, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Roy’s Store and Cabins, WDMS 100.7 Radio and 1 South Bar & Grill.

Thanks to our national sponsors including OK Fishing Tackle, Carzone, Crappie Monsters, HH Rods & Reels, Power-Pole, Rockport Rattler, O’Reilly Auto Parts, DMF Bait Co., Compass LIthium, Pro Control, Team Crappie Blakemore Lures, Engel Coolers, Crappie Brakes, Midsouth Tackle, Slider, Everharts Outdoors, Amped Outdoors Lithium, BnM Poles, ATX Lues, K9 Fishing, Prodezigns, Crappie Nows,, Nothead Tackle, Top Notch Interiors, Quality Plumbing Heating and Jenko Fishing.

Upcoming Division I Events for the 2024 tournament season.  Division I events are a minimum $10,000.00 payback.
Mar 3, 2024 • Division I • Lake Wash./Ferguson/ Lee/Whittington, MS
Mar 16, 2024 • Division I • Weiss Lake, AL
Apr 26 & 27, 2024 • Division I • Patoka Lake, IN
May 4, 2024 • Division I • Lake Carlyle, IL
May 18, 2024 • Division I • Lake Salamonie/Mississinewa, IN
Oct 12, 2024 • Division I • Lake of the Ozarks, MO

Upcoming Open Division Events for 2024.  Open Division events are a $20,000.00 minimum payback.
April 12 & 13, 2024 • Open Division • Lake of the Ozarks, MO
April 19 & 20, 2024 • Open Division • Lake Eufaula, OK
June 7 & 8, 2024 • Open Division • Ross Barnett, MS

June 14 & 15, 2024 • Open Division • Truman Lake, MO
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.
May 10 & 11, 2024 • Wild Card • Kentucky Lake, KY
Sept 13 & 14, 2024 • Wild Card • Clinton Lake, KS

Rules and more information can be found at