Pro Staff

TC LloydTC is the owner of Southern Angling Guide Service in South Carolina. He is currently operating on Lake Wateree in South Carolina and Lake Tillary in North Carolina along expanding to Lake Santee Cooper, Lake Murry and Murrells Inlet. In October of 2019, TC and his partner finished 3rd in the first Crappie Expo Tournament on Lake Hamilton near Hot Springs Arkansas. To book a trip or to find more information visit his website at
Jake NalleyJake is the owner of Precision Guide Service. He fishes for crappie on lakes in Southern Illinois, including Rend Lake, Carlyle Lake, Lake Egypt and Lake Shelbyville.

Roger Cox & John Carr
Roger and John as members of the Central Illinois Crappie Club Have won angler of the year in both 2018 and 2019. They fish many lakes in Central Illinois.
Bret GiaudroneBret enjoys fishing for crappie on several lakes in Illinois, Mississippi along with Realfoot when not fishing bass tournaments.
Ben Odom & Jason PeckronBen and Jason is several trails through out Illinois and Missouri along with the Crappie Masters National Trail.
Dustin CrookDustin is an avid outdoorsman who enjoy crappie fishing and deer hunting.

Shiloh Shoppell
Shiloh currently is guiding on several lakes through out Illinois. He has fished the Crappie USA trail, Illinois Crappie Masters. He has fished the Mr. Crappie Expo in 2020 and in 2021 he teamed up with Chris Durham to finish in 16th. He has won many tournaments along with Illinois state Crappie Masters Angler of the Year award in 2020.

Chris Durham
Chris has won consecutive Illinois state Crappie Masters Angler of the Year awards in 2020 and 2021 along with the SICA Angler of the Year award in 2021. He teamed up with Shiloh Shoppell to finish 16th at the 2021 Mr. Crappie Expo.

Tommie Creason
Tommie enjoys fishing with his boy when not fishing tournaments. He has fished the Illinois Crappie Master state trail finishing in 3rd palace in 2021 along with several Crappie USA tournaments in 2021.

Nathan Nobblitt and Shawn Bales
Nathan and Shawn fish the Indiana Slab Masters tournament trail. With the help of Pop’s Jigs they finished in2nd place in team of the year standing.