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Big Crappie Tournament Postponed!

4/10/2014 The Chamber announced today that the popular Big Crappie Tournament scheduled for April 12 has been postponed until May 24, 2014.  Currently the river is at its highest level in over a year, with much debris being washed through the main channel.  Chamber President Hunter Hines stated, “The safety of our participants is our […]

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2013 Crappie Derby – Final Results

The Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce’s sixth Crappie Derby ended on Sunday, May 12.  This year’s event enjoyed a record catch of tagged fish as participating anglers reeled in $34,400 in prize money.  33 of the 209 fish were caught.  Two of the five “big money” fish were redeemed along with 21 single tagged 2013 […]

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$1000 Fish Caught in Derby

      Jim Lash of Saraland holds the 20th single tagged fish caught in the Crappie Derby.  Jim landed the fish this morning near the Miller’s Ferry Campground. The 20th fish netted Jim $1000!  Jim and his wife spend a week each spring at the Miller’s Ferry Campground and have fished in the Derby nearly every year.  This is […]

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