Stewarts Named Champions at Ouachita River ACT

The American Crappie Trail’s national qualifier on the Ouachita River, presented by Rockport Rattler and Lucas Oil Outdoor Line, concluded Saturday afternoon with a nail-biter showdown between some of the top crappie teams in the country as they competed for a bid at next spring’s ACT championship and over $56,000 in cash and prizes, including…

Day 1 at Ross Barnett

Day one boat check came early at Ross Barnett. The wind was already blowing at 5 am and we could hear the hull slap of the boats as they launched toward destinations only known to them. The air had just enough bite to remind us all that spring didn’t quite have control just yet. Even…

Lewis and Beckman Win Truman

Over the past weekend, the American Crappie Trail’s final regular season tournament took place on Truman Lake in the Missouri Ozarks, as anglers battled it out for over $55,000 in cash and prizes. Heavy rainfall the week prior to the tournament brought the lake’s water level up considerably and caused most popular fishing areas to…

Capps and Coleman Win ACT on Kentucky Lake

The one resounding remark about Kentucky Lake over the weekend was, simply, tough. The crappie were post-spawn, and although small fish seemed to be abundant in every depth of water on the lake, the big fish were scattered and shy, causing a number of seasoned tournament anglers to come to the scales with extremely light…

Gowan and Rude Win on Lake D’Arbonne

The second ACT tournament was held over the weekend at Lake D’arbonne in northern Louisiana. The fishing, although post-spawn, was great throughout the week as anglers pre-fished the lake, catching and releasing 1000s of quality fish. 54 boats competed for over $51,000 in cash and prizes, including an RT188c Ranger Boat. Josh Gowan and Alex…