Improve Your Crappie Fishing With These Videos

Watch these Outdoor Sportsman Group videos on crappie fishing techniques and slay those slabs on your next trip to the lake.

Crappie pro Terry Blankenship with two large crappie caught May 2017 at Toledo Bend Reservoir. (Photo by Scott Bernarde)

There are many ways to catch crappie — jigging over deep structure,  shooting docks, trolling and even with bass techniques.

All are proven successful, depending on conditions, locations and angler skill.

With the help of our fellow Outdoor Sportsman Group family members In-FishermanSportsman ChannelMyOutdoorTV and the World Fishing Network, we dug up some YouTube videos with expert tips and tactics advice on crappie fishing.

Here are 9 videos that might help you catch a limit on your next trip.


Wade Bourne: Two-Hook Tactic


The two-hook panfish rig is primarily meant for species that dwell near the bottom in deeper water. Watch these tips for fishing the two-hook panfish rig.

Huge Crappie in Summer Heat

Sportsman Channel

Scott Turnage, host of G3 Sportsman, sets out to do a little crappie fishing on a blistering summer day. Find out how beating the heat is sometimes worth it when it comes to fishing for crappies.

Crappie Jig Color Choices 2017

Game & Fish Magazines

Crappie pro Brad Chappell shows his jig color choices for 2017. Shot May 2017 at Toledo Bend Reservoir.

Side Trolling for Crappie

Game & Fish Magazines

Guide Brad Whitehead and John Geiger of Game & Fish Magazine talk about side-trolling and score on schools of crappie.

Crappie Tip: Be a Line Watcher

Game & Fish Magazines

Crappie pro Brandon Jennings shares the best tip he ever received.

Deep Crappies


Proven techniques to catch deep slabs.

Early Season Crappie Action


Crappies are among the most popular fish to catch in spring.

Spring River Crappies


The In-Fisherman staff heads to the shallows to catch crappies in the river backwaters.

Cooking with Crappie

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