Crappie Derby Update – May 5 – Day 23

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Lee Welch caught the 5th tagged fish from prior years’ events on Sunday.  There have been 17 single tagged fish redeemed for prize money, 7 caught by anglers without entry tickets and one fileted before the tag was noticed.  Two of the 5 big money fish have been caught: the $25,000 and one of the $5,000 fish.  It has been a record year for tagged fish catches in the 6th year of the Derby.

Three big money fish (1 at $10,000 and 2 at $5,000) remain in the lake.  The 20th single tagged fish of 2013 will win $1000.  The Derby continues through May 12 and tickets remain on sale throughout the event.  There is still a lot of money to win!