North Georgia Crappie Anglers, is a non-profit club and shall operate exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future Federal or State tax code. North Georgia Crappie Anglers, LLC’s purpose is to share information and experiences of Crappie fishing on Lake Sidney Lanier and other North Georgia lakes among its members and other professionals.
Purpose in Detail: The club provides education at its monthly meetings where professional biologists, fishing guides, experienced members from other area fishing clubs, fishing professionals and others are invited to speak to members on issues such as the status of health and the population of Crappie in Lake Lanier. The information shared at these meetings helps to educate club members. Besides the monthly meetings, additional activities listed below are scheduled throughout the month, including a fishing tournament. All gatherings are very educational as relevant information about crappie fishing is shared among members.
North Georgia Crappie Anglers is committed to getting children involved in fishing by holding fishing tournaments for them. At each of these tournaments, an adult fisherman is responsible for fishing with a child and teaching him/her some techniques about crappie fishing. Our membership totals over 164 and is made up of men and women that live in Georgia. We are the second largest crappie club in the Southeast.
We are funded by our membership annual dues and from ads sold by our members to be placed on our web site. Club activities include: annual children’s fishing tournament, group fishing trips to various lakes and coastal waters, monthly fishing tournaments at Lake Lanier, brush pile locations and activities, family members quarterly fish fry’s, family holiday dinners, periodic group pontoon excursions for lunch, and group attendance of various plays, concerts and festivals. We consider ourselves a family fishing club. We promote crappie fishing mainly on Lake Lanier. Our members are encouraged to participate in all of our club activities. We meet once per month and also hold a monthly crappie fishing tournament. No cash awards are given, but instead award crappie hat pins for the winners. In order to facilitate membership interaction, our tournament teams are made up of different people each month.