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Alabama River Crappie Getting Aggressive

By: Eric Cagle Fall fishing on the Alabama River can be the most productive time of the year for big crappie. It’s common to catch fish up to two pounds and even larger this time of year. In recent weeks the recipe for success has happened. Basically, water temperatures on the Alabama River and its [...]

Alabama River Crappie Getting Aggressive2018-11-11T18:16:33+00:00

Georgia’s Lake Blackshear Hot for Fall Crappie

By: Scott Williams Fall is one of the best seasons to fish for crappie at Lake Blackshear. Crowds are down, the fish are getting bigger, crappie are structure oriented and the bite is exploding. There is some giant crappie being caught right now. When I say giants I’m referring 1.25 to 1.75 pound fish. October [...]

Georgia’s Lake Blackshear Hot for Fall Crappie2018-10-05T14:07:39+00:00

Santee Cooper Crappie Still Showing

By: TC Lloyd Most anglers don’t fish for crappie in the summer on Santee Cooper. In fact, in several days of fishing this week we didn’t see another angler targeting crappie. Plenty of catfish and bream anglers were battling the heat and dodging thunderstorms, but the crappie anglers stopped at us. Fortunately, we caught lots [...]

Santee Cooper Crappie Still Showing2018-07-27T07:59:24+00:00

Bama’s Lake Mitchell Kicking Out Big Crappie

By: Eric Cagle A lot of anglers don’t target crappie in the summer months in Alabama. When the water temperatures rise above 80 degrees most anglers simply give up on catching crappie. On the other hand, this is when we start catching even more fish. When the weather heats up the bite tends to heat [...]

Bama’s Lake Mitchell Kicking Out Big Crappie2018-06-04T11:33:19+00:00

Alabama River Crappie Bite Taking Off

By: Eric Cagle It’s crappie time on the Alabama River and the bite is good. The Alabama River holds some of the biggest fish in the state by far. A two-pound crappie here is pretty normal. It’s not uncommon to catch a fish like that. The average fish is probably going to weigh a pound-and-a-quarter [...]

Alabama River Crappie Bite Taking Off2018-05-15T20:03:22+00:00

Buggs Island Producing Huge Crappie

By: Chris Bullock After a slower March, April has turned out to be a banner month for big crappie on Kerr Lake. The water warmed up and we are catching large crappie up to three pounds. For the last two weeks we’ve averaged 25-30 crappie caught over 10 inches a day. Our continued success will [...]

Buggs Island Producing Huge Crappie2018-04-18T18:56:08+00:00

Kerr Lake Crappie Update

By: Chris Shaffer Prior to mid-week catching large sums of crappie on Kerr Lake wasn’t a chore. Meanwhile, in response to a week of instability Kerr Lake crappie are frustrating anglers. This pattern will likely persist until atmospheric stability returns, which hopefully happens soon. Currently crappie are scattered and have backed off recent migrations toward [...]

Kerr Lake Crappie Update2018-04-18T18:56:15+00:00

Crappie Fishing Louisiana’s Lake Bistineau

By: Chris Shaffer Lake Bistineau wasn’t on the list of places we wanted to film in Northern Louisiana. Meanwhile, with high winds predicted it was where we were destined to salvage a day of crappie fishing. We were slated to fish on Lake D’Arbonne, but strong winds kept us off that lake. Fortunately, often overlooked [...]

Crappie Fishing Louisiana’s Lake Bistineau2018-04-18T18:56:19+00:00

St Johns Crappie Hitting Chartreuse Minnows

By: Dustin Slinker I’ve been excited all fall to fly down to Central Florida to fish crappie. Newnans and Orange Lake are lakes that I’ve read and heard about as being producers of big crappie in the Gainesville area, but I was more excited about the famous St Johns River system. We planned to spend [...]

St Johns Crappie Hitting Chartreuse Minnows2018-04-18T18:56:43+00:00

Crappie Showing Now On Alabama’s Lake Martin

By: Chris Shaffer Sitting in the Huddle House in Alexandria City, Alabama, at 5:47 a.m. on Monday Eric Cagle of C&M Guide Service called me to ask where we were. We were supposed to meet him at the boat ramp on Lake Martin at six sharp. He was getting restless. The crappie were biting at [...]

Crappie Showing Now On Alabama’s Lake Martin2018-04-18T18:56:46+00:00

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