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Crappie Waters In MD

All about fishing for white and black crappie.

Crappie fishing in Maryland

For the largest schools of crappie stick to major Maryland lakes like Liberty Reservoir, Little Seneca Lake, Loch Raven Reservoir, Prettyboy Reservoir, Rocky Gorge Reservoir, St. Mary's Lake and Triadelphia Reservoir. You can find crappie in private ponds, rivers, small lakes, state parks and just about anywhere there's water fit for them.

Crappie are actually a member of the sunfish family and can be found in many Maryland 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

Black Crappie

Black crappie

World record: 6 lbs 0 oz

State Record: 4 lbs 7 oz*

White Crappie

White crappie

World record: 5 lbs 3 oz

State Record: 4 lbs 7 oz*

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

The state record crappie was caught from a private farm pond.

Small jigs, live minnows, small spinners and other small lures will catch crappie. Use light line (six pound or less) and work the baits slowly - especially in cold water.

 

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