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Use long-pole techniques to catch more shallow crappie this spring.

Reach Out for Shallow Crappie

Terry Madewell

Use long-pole techniques to catch more shallow crappie this spring.

Georgia angler knew the 11-ounce fish might be a record, so he had it checked out.

Huge Tiny Panfish Breaks State Record

Scott Bernarde - May 02, 2019

Georgia angler knew the 11-ounce fish might be a record, so he had it checked out.

Here are some of the techniques used by the pros.

Scaled-Down Bait Choices for Finicky Crappie

John Neporadny - April 16, 2019

Here are some of the techniques used by the pros.

Expect a bumper crop of these fancy speckled panfish to keep you grinning from ear to ear.

Great Plains Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Brent Frazee

Expect a bumper crop of these fancy speckled panfish to keep you grinning from ear to ear.

Spring is the time of change. It's also a great time for catching crappies if you hit the right spots.

Minnesota Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Gary Korsgaden

Spring is the time of change. It's also a great time for catching crappies if you hit the...

Armed with little more than a fishing rod, wire hooks, bobbers and minnows for bait, Hoosier anglers enjoy crappie fishing north to south.

Indiana Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Don Gasaway

Armed with little more than a fishing rod, wire hooks, bobbers and minnows for bait, Hoosier...

The crappie bite is one of the hottest spring fisheries in the state.

Michigan Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Mike Gnatkowski

The crappie bite is one of the hottest spring fisheries in the state.

Ultimately, almost any lake in Iowa holds crappies worth catching.

Iowa Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Dan Anderson

Ultimately, almost any lake in Iowa holds crappies worth catching.

The 2019 outlook suggests fisheries managers may have to tighten regs to protect our improving crappie fishing.

Illinois Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Dan Gassaway

The 2019 outlook suggests fisheries managers may have to tighten regs to protect our improving...