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National Crappie Fishing Tournament in Gadsden County
February 8 - February 9
Final Leg of the Florida State Championship Will be Held at Lake Talquin
WHO: Gadsden County, FL
WHAT: National Qualifier and Final Leg of The Florida State Championship Crappie Tournament
WHERE: Ingram’s Marina at Lake Talquin, 354 Lois Lane, Quincy, FL 32351
WHEN: February 8 – 9, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For the third year in a row, Gadsden County will host the Crappie Masters All American Tournament Trail National Qualifier and Final Leg of The Florida State Championship on February 8 and 9, 2019 on Lake Talquin, in Quincy, FL.
Sponsored by the Gadsden County Tourist Development Council in association with Bass Pro Shops, Renewable Fuels Association “Ethanol Fueled With Pride” and American Ethanol, the tournament will qualify anglers for the 2019 National Championship to be held on Grenada Lake, Grenada, Mississippi.
Online registration is currently open at www.CrappieMasters.net.
A second in-person registration opportunity will take place on Thursday, February 7 at the Florida Public Safety Institute, 75 College Drive, Havana, FL 32333. Registration and voucher pick-up will begin at 5 p.m. A rules meeting will immediately follow beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The weigh in is open to the public and will take place on February 8 at Ingram’s Marina, 354 Lois Lane, Quincy, FL 32351. Anglers will fish from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and must be in the weigh-in line by 4 p.m.
Additionally, a free Kids Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday, February 9 at Ingram’s Marina, 354 Lois Lane, Quincy, FL 32351. Kids will register from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and will fish from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. All kids will receive a prize and learn the basics of fishing from professional anglers. Kids will need to bring their own poles and bait.
To learn more about the tournament and the Florida State Championship National Qualifier at Lake Talquin in Gadsden County, please visit www.CrappieMasters.net.
For more information, contact Olivia Smith, Gadsden County Public Information Officer, (850) 875-8671 or OSmith@GadsdenCountyFL.gov .