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Delaware Crappie Fishing

All about fishing for black and white crappie in DE.

Crappie Fishing Waters In Delaware

You have several choices for crappie in DE. Try your luck at Andrews Lake, Becks Pond, Betts Pond, Noxontown Pond, Wagamons Pond or Waples Pond.

Crappie fishing in Delaware

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

The state record crappie came from Noxontown Pond.

Crappie make a great fish fry
Crappie make a great fish fry.

These meaty filets make for a an excellent fish fry. Check out these crappie recipes for several ways to prepare these tasty fish.

Black Crappie

Black crappie

World record: 6 lbs 0 oz

DE State Record: 4 lbs 9 oz

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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 Delaware lakes and rivers. Visit the crappie fishing page for details about their seasonal migrations.

Fishing boats and boat rentals

Best crappie fishing lakes in Delaware!