Roaches win Big Momma Crappie Tournament on Grenada Lake

The Big Momma Crappie Tournament held on Grenada Lake on Saturday (Sept. 17) was a day of perseverance and firsts for Hernando’s Dave and Darlene Roach, who won the Mississippi Crappie Club event with a monster slab weighing 2.41 pounds.

Dave Roach, aka “Gator,” said the day started out with trouble: First their trailer came loose from their truck before they left their yard, and then about 20 miles south of Hernando a trailer tire blew out, destroying the rim and almost ruining the bearings. […]