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Wyoming Crappie Fishing

All about fishing for white and black crappie in WY.

Crappie Fishing Waters In Wyoming

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Crappie fishing in Wyoming

Bighorn Lake, Boysen Lake, Glendo Reservoir, Grayrocks Reservoir and Keyhole Reservoir are the major lakes in Wyoming with abundant schools of crappie. You can also find crappie in ponds, rivers and small lakes in the warmer sectors of the state.

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

WY State Record: 2 lbs 7.4 oz

White Crappie

White crappie

World record: 5 lbs 3 oz

WY State Record: 2 lbs 7 oz

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

Boysen Reservoir produced the Wyoming state record black crappie and the state record white crappie came out of Glendo Reservoir.

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

Fishing boats and boat rentals

Best crappie fishing lakes in Wyoming!