Alabama Crappie Fishing
Crappie Waters In AL
All about fishing for white and black crappie.
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.
Crappie Fishing Basics
World record: 6 lbs 0 oz
State Record: 4 lbs 5 oz
World record: 5 lbs 3 oz
State Record: 4 lbs 9 oz
AL State Record Crappie
The 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 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.