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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…
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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…
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…
News & Tips: Where to Find Great Crappie Fishing in March (video)...

Where to Find Great Crappie Fishing in March (video)

March 9, 2016
March usually has several days of warming weather, and it is the time when crappie start moving from their deepwater homes to shallow spawning areas. Be mindful that not all crappie spawn at the same…
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How to Catch Winter Crappie

January 11, 2016
Winter can be a great time to catch crappie. Sure, it can be cold out there, but if you dress for the weather and keep safety in mind while fishing, you could be enjoying a plate full of fried fish…
News & Tips: Fishing for Wintertime Slabs

Fishing for Wintertime Slabs

December 16, 2015
Don’t wait until spring to go crappie fishing. Great fishing is out there right now! In winter, the structure with the most potential will be relatively deep, depending on the location of the…
News & Tips: 3 Reasons to Fish Bladed Jigs for Fall Crappie...

3 Reasons to Fish Bladed Jigs for Fall Crappie

September 14, 2015
If your crappie tackle box doesn’t have bladed jigs, like the Road Runner Original Marabou Jig and the Bass Pro Shops Tube Stump Jumper Jigs, you’re missing a serious slab-catching bait. The design…
News & Tips: Fish a Float for Summer Crappie

Fish a Float for Summer Crappie

July 6, 2015
Ah, what could be more traditional than a fishing rod, a bobber, and a frisky minnow on a hook? It harkens to childhood days of panfish, popsicles, and not a worry in the world until school started…
News & Tips: How to Find River Crappie

How to Find River Crappie

May 8, 2015
Finding crappie in rivers can be a whole lot easier if you remember that crappie rarely challenge the main flow of a river. They prefer to use eddies, slack water, and cover that breaks the current.…