Fishing in Maryland
Crappie are actually a member of the sunfish family and can be found
in all the continental states. They are known by many different
names, typically based on geographic location. Paper mouth, goggleye,
bridge perch and speckled perch, just to name a few.
Crappie Fishing Lakes In Maryland
For the largest schools of crappie stick to major Maryland lakes
like Deep Creek Lake, Liberty Reservoir, Little Seneca Lake,
Loch Raven Reservoir, Prettyboy Reservoir, Rocky Gorge Reservoir,
St. Mary's Lake and Triadelphia Reservoir. You can find crappie
in private ponds, rivers, small lakes, state parks and just about
anywhere there's water fit for them.
The Maryland state record crappie was caught from a private
Both the black and white crappie grow to over five pounds while
three quarters of a pound to a pound is more typical.
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Maryland fishing information
Locate opportunities for crappie fishing in other states using the
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MD Crappie Fishing - All About Fishing for Black
Crappie and White Crappie in Maryland.