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Crappie Waters In MS

All about fishing for white and black crappie.

Crappie fishing in Mississippi

Crappie are everywhere in MS. Ponds, rivers and lakes all have the possibility of at least a few crappie. The major lakes, including Aberdeen Lake, Arkabutla Lake, Ross Barnett Reservoir, Bay Springs Lake, Bogue Homa Lake, Columbus Lake, Enid Lake, Grenada Reservoir, Lake Beulah, Lake Washington, Lake Whittington, Moon Lake, Okatibbee Lake, Pickwick Lake, Sardis Lake and Tunica Lake, all have healthy populations of crappie.

Crappie are actually a member of the sunfish family and can be found in many Mississippi 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 4 oz

White Crappie

White crappie

World record: 5 lbs 3 oz

State Record: 5 lbs 3 oz

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

The state record black crappie was caught in Arkabutla Reservoir and Enid Reservoir served up the state record white crappie.

Small jigs, live minnows, 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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