Covering Elmore County: Fishing fans flock to Millbrook

Millbrook, Ala. (WSFA) -- A national fishing tournament is ready cast off in Elmore County. Millbrook will host the 2009 Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters Tournament.

Participants at this year's tournament will fish the Alabama River.

Several teams will compete for the largest catch hoping to reel in top prizes.

Tournament director Dan Dannenmueller says, "the beauty of this tournament is anyone can compete. "

The tournament runs from March 12th through the 14th.

For more information about how to register your team log onto .