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Alabama Crappie Fishing

All about fishing for white and black crappie in AL.

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Crappie Fishing Waters In Alabama

Crappie fishing in Alabama

If you find a body of water with game fish, it probably has a population of crappie. All the major lakes including Aliceville Lake, Bankhead Lake, Bartlett’s Ferry Reservoir, Bear Creek Reservoir, Big Creek Lake, Cedar Creek Reservoir, Gainesville Lake, Jones Bluff Reservoir, Jordan Lake, Lake Eufaula, Lake Guntersville, Lake Harding, Lake Martin, Lake Mitchell, Lake Oliver, Lake Tuscaloosa, Lake Wedowee, Lay Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Millers Ferry Reservoir, Neely Henry Lake, Pickensville Lake, Pickwick Lake, R E Bob Woodruff Lake, R L Harris Reservoir, Smith Lake, Walter F. George Lake, Weiss Lake, West Point Lake, Wheeler Lake, William Bill Dannelly Reservoir, Wilson Lake, Yates Lake and many other lakes have large populations of crappie.

Crappie are actually a member of the sunfish family and can be found in many Alabama lakes. Crappie are known by many different local names. Paper mouth, goggleye, bridge perch, slabs and speckled perch, are just a few.

Black Crappie

Black crappie

World record: 6 lbs 0 oz

AL State Record: 4 lbs 5 oz

White Crappie

White crappie

World record: 5 lbs 3 oz

AL State Record: 4 lbs 9 oz

Alabama Crappie
Patricia Gao shows off a nice crappie she caught.

AL State Record Crappie

The Alabama state record black crappie was taken out of a private pond and the state record white crappie was pulled from Martin Lake.

Check out crappie fishing information, by state.

 
The life cycle of crappie.

The more you know about crappie, the easier it will be to locate and catch them in Alabama lakes and rivers. Visit the crappie fishing page for details about their seasonal migrations.

Fishing boats and boat rentals

Best crappie fishing lakes in Alabama!