Fishing in Wisconsin
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 Wisconsin
Decent crappie can be found in most of the major lakes in the
state including Beaver Dam Lake, Big Eau Pleine Reservoir, Castle
Rock Lake, Fence Lake, Gile Flowage, Grindstone Lake, Lac Vieux
Desert, Lake Butte des Morts, Lake Chippewa, Lake du Bay, Lake
Kegonsa, Lake Koshkonong, Lake Michigan, Lake Monona, Lake Pepin,
Lake Poygan, Lake Puckaway, Lake Superior, Lake Wisconsin, Lake
Wissota, Long Lake, Namekagon Lake, North Twin Lake, Pelican Lake,
Petenwell Lake, Shawano Lake, Shell Lake, Tomahawk Lake, Trout
Lake and Turtle Flambeau Flowage. Look also for crappie in small
lakes, ponds and quiet rivers throughout Wisconsin.
Gile Flowage was home to the Wisconsin state record black crappie
and the WI state record white crappie came from Cranberry Marsh.
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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Wisconsin fishing information
Use the state listing to the left to locate places to fish
for crappie in other states.
WI Crappie Fishing - All About Fishing for Black
Crappie and White Crappie in Wisconsin.