Fishing in North Dakota
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 Dakota
If you like to fish for crappie, your options are a bit limited
in ND. You can find a few in some small lakes and rivers, and some
private ponds are stocked with crappie. The bigger schools of North
Dakota crappie reside in several larger lakes including Jamestown
Reservoir, Lake Ashtabula, Lake Tschida, Pipestem Lake, Powers
Lake and the Missouri River. The North Dakota state record black
crappie came out of Oahe Lake.
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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North Dakota fishing information
For crappie fishing options in other states use the
navigation to the left.
ND Crappie Fishing - All About Fishing for Black
Crappie and White Crappie in North Dakota.