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South Carolina Crappie Fishing

All about fishing for white and black crappie in SC.

Crappie Fishing Waters In South Carolina

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Crappie fishing in South Carolina

Find water in South Carolina and it is likely to have a school or two of crappie. Ponds, rivers and small lakes are often populated with crappie. The major lakes with a significant population of crappie include Clarks Hill Lake, Lake Blalock, Lake Bowen, Lake Greenwood, Lake Hartwell, Lake Jocassee, Lake Marion, Lake Monticello, Lake Moultrie, Lake Murray, Lake Wylie, Parr Reservoir, Lake Russell and Wateree Lake.

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

SC State Record: 5 lbs 0 oz

White Crappie

White crappie

World record: 5 lbs 3 oz

SC State Record: 5 lbs 1 oz

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

SC State Record Crappie

Lake Moultrie produced the South Carolina state record black crappie and the state record white crappie was taken from Lake Murray.

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The life cycle of crappie.

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

Fishing boats and boat rentals

Best crappie fishing lakes in South Carolina!