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Crappie Fishing in Vermont

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 Vermont

Lake Champlain and Lake St Catherine are the two major lakes in Vermont with significant populations of crappie. Crappie can also be found in ponds, rivers and small lakes. Lake Champlain produced the Vermont state record black crappie.


Black Crappie
Promoxis nigro-maculatus

Black Crappie

White Crappie
Promoxis annularis

Fishing For 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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Vermont fishing information

Use the state listing to the left to locate places to fish for crappie in other states.

VT Crappie Fishing - All About Fishing for Black Crappie and White Crappie in Vermont.



Vermont Black Crappie Fishing
World Record BlackCrappie

6 lbs - 0 oz

Vermont Record Black Crappie

2 lbs - 7 oz

Preferred Water Temperature

68 - 72 Degrees

Preferred Habitat

Prefers deep impoundments with fairly clear to slightly stained water with brush or trees for cover.


Vermont White Crappie Fishing
World Record White Crappie

5 lbs - 3 oz

Vermont Record White Crappie


Preferred Water Temperature

68 - 72 Degrees

Preferred Habitat

Prefers warmer, slightly stained to murky water with little or no current with brush or trees for cover.

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