Latest Crappie Stories
By Scott Richardson SHABBONA - There's nothing shabby about fishing at Shabbona Lake. The 318-acre lake - the only public reservoir built in Illinois specifically for fishing - is hot for several kinds of fish.
By Scott Richardson HUDSON - A couple of weeks ago, The Pantagraph featured a story on night fishing for muskies. It told how anglers could take big fish after dark when angling pressure was less and muskies were actively feeding and vulnerable.
By Scott Richardson, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 31--HUDSON -- A couple of weeks ago, The Pantagraph featured a story on night fishing for muskies. It told how anglers could take big fish after dark when angling pressure was less and muskies were actively feeding and vulnerable.
By Sam Powell, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 24--Summer dog days weather is here, but Oklahoma anglers continue to catch lake-record fish. Note, once again, that these are records just for certain lakes, not a state record.
By Craig Hill, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jul. 23--The North Puget Sound seems to be the place to go this week if you are looking to catch salmon, said Mike Chamberlain of Ted's Sports Center near Lynnwood.
By Brent Frazee, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 20--Catch of the week Joni Deweerdt of Lathrop, Mo., was trying to catch bass when she tossed a plastic worm into a private lake at the Lathrop Lake and Forest Club.
WASKISH, Minn. _ Walleye action was beginning to slow from the torrid pace anglers had experienced since the May 10 fishing opener, but Upper Red Lake still was kicking out fish at a pretty good clip for late June, Tyler Brasel said. That would turn out to be an understatement.
By Michael Pearce, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 13--Ranging from desolate stock ponds to sculpted sand pits winding between seven-figure homes, Kansas' 100,000-plus private waters offer some good fishing. But they could be giving us much more.
By John Nolan, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 12--Justin Zurbuchen has a pretty good feel for finding fish on nearby Lake Mendota. The 17-year-old from Waunakee recently pulled in an 18-inch largemouth bass and routinely hauls in crappies and bluegills.
By Scott Richardson, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 4--Fishing guide Paul Center of Angling Adventures had some special clients recently, his wife and daughter, when the family from Normal headed north to Snowbank Lake at the entrance to Boundary Waters, Minn.
Pomoxis Rafinesque, is a genus of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. The type species is P. annularis, otherwise known as the white crappie. The species of this genus are known as crappies (the first syllable being pronounced "crop" in American English), and are extremely popular game fish; both are also sometimes known as the calico bass. The genus has two species: The white crappie, Pomoxis annularis Rafinesque, 1818, is native throughout the...
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