Fishing in North Carolina
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 North Carolina
It is not an overstatement to say that crappie are everywhere
in North Carolina. To begin with, most major lakes in NC have
healthy schools of crappie. Those lakes include Apalachia Lake,
B Everett Jordan Lake, Belews Lake, Chatuge Lake, Falls Lake, Fontana
Lake, High Rock Lake, Hiwassee Lake, Hyco Reservoir, Kerr Lake,
Kings Mountain Reservoir, Lake Hickory, Lake James, Lake Mattamuskeet,
Lake Norman, Lake Rhodhiss, Lake Tillery, Lake Waccamaw, Lake Wylie,
Mayo Reservoir, Mountain Island Lake, Roanoke Rapids
Lake, Shearon Harris Reservoir and W Kerr Scott
Reservoir. In addition crappie can be found in most ponds, rivers
and smaller lakes.
North Carolina state record crappie was caught out of Asheboro
City Lake #4.
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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NC Crappie Fishing - All About Fishing for Black
Crappie and White Crappie in North Carolina.