Fishing in Virginia
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 Virginia
Most ponds have a population of crappie, as do parks, small lakes
and rivers. The bigger schools come from major lakes including
Claytor Lake, Diascund Creek Reservoir, Kerr Lake, Lake Anna, Lake
Chesdin, Lake Drummond, Lake Moomaw, Philpott Lake, Smith Mountain
Lake, South Holston Lake, Swift Creek Reservoir and Western Branch
Reservoir. The Virginia state record crappie was caught out of
a private pond.
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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Virginia fishing information
Use the state listing to the left to locate places to fish
for crappie in other states.
VA Crappie Fishing - All About Fishing for Black
Crappie and White Crappie in Virginia.