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Texas Crappie Fishing

All about fishing for white and black crappie in TX.

Crappie Fishing Waters In Texas

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Crappie fishing in Texas

Crappie make their home in most every major lake in Texas, including B.A. Steinhagen Lake, Belton Lake, Cedar Creek Reservoir, Choke Canyon Reservoir, Cooper Lake, Diversion Lake, Eagle Mountain Lake, Granger Lake, Lake E.V. Spence, Grapevine Lake, Hubbard Creek Reservoir, Joe Pool Lake, Lake Arrowhead, Lake Bob Sandlin, Lake Bridgeport, Lake Brownwood, Lake Buchanan, Lake Caddo, Lake Conroe, Lake Corpus Christi, Lake Fork Reservoir, Lake Granbury, Lake Houston, Lake J.B. Thomas, Lake Kemp, Lake Kickapoo, Lake Lewisville, Lake Limestone, Lake Livingston, Lake Lyndon B Johnson, Lake Meredith, Lake O the Pines, Lake Palestine, Lake Ray Hubbard, Lake Somerville, Lake Tawakoni, Lake Texana, Lake Texoma, Lake Travis, Lake Waco, Lake Whitney, Lake Worth, Lavon Lake, Martin Creek Lake, Medina Lake, Navarro Mills Lake, O.C. Fisher Lake, O.H. Ivie Lake, Palo Duro Reservoir, Pat Mayse Lake, Possom Kingdom Lake, Proctor Lake, Ray Roberts Lake, Richland Chambers Reservoir, Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Stamford Reservoir, Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir, Toledo Bend, Twin Buttes Reservoir, White Rock Lake and Wright Patman Lake.

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

TX State Record: 3.92 lbs

White Crappie

White crappie

World record: 5 lbs 3 oz

TX State Record: 4.56 lbs

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

Texas Crappie Records

Crappie are also found in most ponds, small lakes and rivers across the state as well. Lake Fork yielded the Texas state record black crappie and the TX state record white crappie was taken out of Navarro Mills Lake.

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