Fishing in Washington
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 Washington
Washington has somewhat limited crappie fishing. There are healthy
schools in a few majo lakes including Alder Lake, Banks Lake, Franklin
D Roosevelt Lake, Lake Umatilla (John Day), Lake Wallula (McNary),
Palmer Lake, Potholes Reservoir, Riffe Lake, Spirit Lake and Vancouver
Lake. Crappie can also be found in parks, ponds, rivers and small
lakes across the state.
The Washington state record black crappie was taken out of Lake
Washington and the state record white crappie was caught from the
Columbia River - Burbank Slough.
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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Washington fishing information
Use the state listing to the left to locate places to fish
for crappie in other states.
WA Crappie Fishing - All About Fishing for Black
Crappie and White Crappie in Washington.