Crappie

Nice Black Crappie Caught Just Off The Edge of a Bog
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Post Spawn Crappies in the North

By Pros4- 1Source's Steve Worrall The crappie spawn is still underway across the upper Midwest as water temps hit the middle 60’s. The spawn can last in a geographical area for two weeks due to…
Pre-Spawn Crappie
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North Country Crappies: Spring Spawning Transition

By Pros4- 1Source As the Spring progresses through unseasonably cold weather this year the crappie in the North have begun the transition to spawn and reversed back out to deeper water a couple…
Springtime Crappie From The Reeds
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Finding Upper Midwest Crappie From Ice Out to Spawn

Spring and great crappie fishing are synonymous across the upper Midwest, and for very good reason. As the weather and sun angle warms the water, crappie move in from their Winter haunts showing up…
Brad Chappell attends to his long-line trolling spread. Courtesy photo.
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Go Fishing and Catch Big Crappie With Long-Line Trolling

Long-line trolling is one of the best ways to find and catch crappie quickly, says Brad Chappell, a Mississippi crappie guide and competitive angler. Long-lining covers water and is especially good…
News & Tips: Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite
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Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite

Crappie are a great species to fish through the ice. At times they can be challenging to find, but once you locate a school of slabs, it's worth the effort. Often eager to investigate lures, crappie…
Angler sitting in a boat holding two large black Crappie in each hand
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Try These Few Tips for Targeting Crappie in the Reeds

by Pros4- 1Source's Keith Worrall   Every Spring in the upper Midwest a crappie migration begins from deep water to shallow reeds that draws in thousands of crappie anglers eager to fish and try…
News & Tips: Ice Fishing: Tips for Winter Crappie
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Ice Fishing: Tips for Winter Crappie

Most ice anglers have a bittersweet relationship with crappie. When you find an active school the fishing's outstanding. Yet on other days locating them can seem impossible. Try these suggestions the…
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Main Streamed Crappie Through the Ice

By Jason Mitchell Crappie inhabit so many different environments and ecosystems.  What has always made ice fishing so much fun for me is the simple fact that each body of water will have its own…
News & Tips: Crappie Fishing After Dark
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Crappie Fishing After Dark

For many anglers, summer crappie fishing conjures up memories of the whip-poor-will's call and starlit nights. You can catch hot-weather crappie during daylight hours, especially during cloudy…
News & Tips: Crappie Fishing Tips: How to Catch Crappie...
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Crappie Fishing Tips: How to Catch Crappie

Its strike is often so delicate, it may be hooked before you know it. Seldom will one weighing much over a pound be caught. It puts up an admirable tussle on light fishing tackle, but it's not really…
Angler holding large crappie
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Top 4 Baits to Catch Crappie

When the weather finally starting to warm up into spring, you can guarantee that the crappie are going to go into a frenzy. Once the water temps hit right around 50 degrees, they’ll move to shallower…
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Spring Time Crappie Tips With Jason Mitchell

Crappie fishing is a right of passage signaling spring for many anglers.  Pre Spawn fishing opportunities are often consistent and coveted.  Might not be a better time during the entire calendar year…