Fishing in Minnesota
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 Minnesota
Many small lakes, ponds and quiet rivers in Minnesota have populations
of crappie. But if you want to catch a bunch of crappie your best
bet is most likely in one of the larger lakes including Kabetogama
Lake, Lake Mille Lacs, Lake of the Woods, Lake Pepin, Lake Traverse,
Lake Vermilion, Lake Winnibigoshish, Lake Minnetonka, Lake Minnewaska,
Lake Superior, Lac Qui Parle Lake, Leech Lake, Lower Red Lake,
Rainy Lake and Upper Red Lake
The Minnesota state record white crappie was caught in Constance
Lake and a much bigger state record black crappie came out of the
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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Minnesota fishing information
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MN Crappie Fishing - All About Fishing for Black
Crappie and White Crappie in Minnesota.