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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, Visit Wabash, Miami County Tourism and Quality Plumbing & Heating The tournament is structured for amateur and semi-pro anglers. The tournament payout will be 100% plus an additional contribution of $25.00 per boat from NCL. The entry fee for each team is $300.00, while memberships cost $50.00 per person. If you haven’t registered before midnight on May 12, 2024, a late fee of $25.00 will apply.

The pre-tournament meeting and late registration will held on May 17, 2024, at the Fairgrounds, 600 Gillen Ave., Wabash, IN. 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 Dora Boat Ramp, 600 E 250 S Wabash County. The off-water limits are 4:00 PM on May 17, 2024. Anglers must be in the weigh-in line by 3:30 PM. The weigh-in is open to the public.

A free kids fishing rodeo sponsored by NCL and DMF Baits will take place on May 18, 2024, at the Wabash Chapter Izaak Walton League of America, 10439 S Old St Rd 13, Lafontaine, IN. Registration for kids will be open from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM, and the fishing will commence from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Special thanks to local sponsors including Nothead Tackle, Quality Plumbing & Heating,  Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Bass & Bucks, Millwright Solutions, Market Street Grill, Complete Glass Solutions, Wendt Rigging, Miami County Tourism, Visit Wabash County IN, MFR Real Estate, Wabash Eagle Lodge, Harry’s Old Kettle, Brandt’s Harley Davidson, Issac Walton League, Grandstaff Hentgen, Lundquist Appraisals & Real Estate, Woody’s, Snyder Tire, S & S Bait & Tackel, Wabash Vault & Monument & Sherm’s Marine.

Thanks to our national sponsors including Carzone, Power-Pole, Rockport Rattler, O’Reilly Auto Parts, DMF Bait Co., Compass LIthium, Pro Control, Engel Coolers, 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, Quality Plumbing Heating and Jenko.

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 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.

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


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