Category: Blog Posts

Unique format brings diversity to tournaments

July 27, 2023

By Greg McCain Competitive crappie fishing continues to evolve. While traditional cumulative weight events continue to dominate, other formats have surfaced on local, regional, and national levels in recent years. One such non-traditional tournament, actually the second of its kind in the Crappie Masters schedule, took place on Lake Erling in Arkansas recently. The tournament…read more

ICAST productive for ACC brand

July 18, 2023

By Greg McCain ICAST, the annual gathering of the most influential members of the fishing industry, wrapped last week in Orlando. For the first time in an official capacity, ACC Crappie Stix featured a presence at the biggest trade show in the industry, attended by over 13,000 fishing reps. ACC owner Andy Lehman, Director of…read more

Re-visiting lakes: Don’t Get Trapped in History

July 17, 2023

By Greg McCain A return trip to an infrequently fished lake sometimes leads to frustration and confusion for crappie fishermen . The fishery, productive on previous trips, just is not the same. Fish are not located in the same places in the same numbers as in previous years. Past methods fail to produce, leading fishermen…read more