Fishing in New York
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 New York
NY crappie can be found through the state in ponds, rivers, small
lakes and parks. The bigger schools reside in major lakes like
Ashokan Reservoir, Black Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Chautauqua Lake,
Great Sacandaga Lake, Keuka Lake, Kinzua Lake, Lake Champlain, Lake
Erie, Lake George, Lake Placid, Long Lake, Oneida Lake, Pepacton
and Saratoga Lake.
The New York state record black crappie came from Duck Lake and
Sleepy Hollow Lake produced the NY state record white crappie.
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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New York fishing information
Use the state listing to the left to locate crappie fishing
lakes in other states.
NY Crappie Fishing - All About Fishing for Black
Crappie and White Crappie in New York.