Fishing in Michigan
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 Michigan
Locals are fortunate to have a number of lakes with healthy schools
of crappie. They include Brevoort Lake, Fletcher Pond, Hamlin Lake,
Houghton Lake, Indian Lake, Lake Erie, Lake Gogebic, Lake Huron,
Lake Michigamme, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior and Wixom Lake. In
addition you will find crappie in private ponds, a few rivers,
park lakes and some of the smaller lakes across Michigan.
The Michigan state record white crappie came from Stony Creek
Metro Park and the state record black crappie was taken from Lincoln
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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Michigan fishing information
Locate opportunities for crappie fishing in other states using the
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MI Crappie Fishing - All About Fishing for Black
Crappie and White Crappie in Michigan.