News & Tips: Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite

Triggering Hardwater Crappie to Bite

December 26, 2019
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…
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Try These Few Tips for Targeting Crappie in the Reeds

June 18, 2019
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

Ice Fishing: Tips for Winter Crappie

January 10, 2019
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…

Main Streamed Crappie Through the Ice

November 27, 2018
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

Crappie Fishing After Dark

June 18, 2018
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...

Crappie Fishing Tips: How to Catch Crappie

May 4, 2018
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…
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Spring Time Crappie Tips With Jason Mitchell

March 13, 2018
By Jason Mitchell Outdoors   Crappie fishing is a right of passage signaling spring for many anglers.  Pre Spawn fishing opportunities are often consistant and coveted.  Might not be a better time…

Crappie Fishing: Pattern Crappie in the Cabage

August 3, 2017
by Jason Mitchell   Midsummer panfish patterns often become overlooked by some anglers as bass and walleye fishing seasons open across the Midwest.  Minnesota angler Tony Mariotti is widely renowned…
News & Tips: Crappie Facts: The Highs and Lows of Crappie Fishing (infographic)...

Crappie Facts: The Highs and Lows of Crappie Fishing (infographic)

January 3, 2017
Do you want to catch more crappie? Good anglers know the real secret to catching more fish is knowledge. Knowing the best fishing tackle as well as when and where to search for crappie will improve…
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Strategies You Can Use to Contact Crappie Through The Ice

November 10, 2016
So many first ice fishing crappie locations can be somewhat predictable. Troughs, dips, channels and holes seem to concentrate crappie in the fall and these general locations seem to hold into the…
News & Tips: Plan a Crappie Fishing Trip to Any of These Top 7 Waters in Virginia...

Plan a Crappie Fishing Trip to Any of These Top 7 Waters in Virginia

September 27, 2016
Some states like South Carolina and Kentucky are legendaary for their crappie fishing. But the fact is the Old Dominion is no slouch when it comes to this speckled black and white fish, either. And…
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2016 Crappie Masters LIVE Streaming Tournament Weigh-In (video)

August 15, 2016
The 2016 Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters National Championship will take place September 28 - October 1 on Grenada Lake in Grenada, MS, the world's most prestigious crappie lake. Nearly 200 teams from…