Opening Cast

Wasn’t August nice? During the first two weeks we got a great break with some of the coolest weather in recent history. Mother Nature sending some cold fronts our way was a welcome relief. Talking with fishermen last month revealed...

ICAST…Round 2…Products

Tim Huffman Power-Pole Charge Station The Charge Marine Power Station is the world’s first AC/DC and bi-directional, all-in-one marine battery manager and charter. It’s designed for boats with up to three trolling motor batteries and one 12V cranking battery. The 500...

Crappie NOW How To Color Selector

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Tackling Turnover To Catch Fall Crappie

Story & photos by John Neporadny Jr. The bane of bass anglers in the fall can also lead to cases of anxiety for crappie anglers when cooler weather arrives. Bass anglers frequently use the fall turnover (see sidebar) as an excuse...

Crappie Basics 145: The Lake Turnover

The fall turnover is when the cool air temps start cooling the upper level of water. When the upper level gets cooler and heavier it will go down. This mixes the water at all levels and reduces the amount...

One-Pole Techniques

Story & Photos by Greg McCain As president and owner of Crappie Masters, Mike Vallentine enjoys a job with benefits. He travels to the best fishing venues in the country for Crappie Masters tournaments and for other events and always...

Fishing Funny’s

Advanced Seasonal Structure   Fall Drop-Offs

By Tim Huffman It’s no secret that September and October are months when crappie transition from summer homes to fall spots. Cooling water triggers the movement with most waters also experiencing water turnover. Fish locations vary widely since the crappie move...

Fish Black Nights in Hot Weather for Crappie

by John Phillips The night was muggy.  The big, thick, mushroom-shaped clouds allowed the moon only an occasional glimpse of our boat out in the middle of Lake Martin near my home. Large swarms of gnats, mosquitoes and sometimes a mayfly...

BnM How To September 2017

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Crappie Basics 146: Late Summer Cranks

“Areas of concentration for cranks can be on main lake points. Old river beds, creek channels and large flats are slow good choices. As flood control lakes start pulling water in late summer or fall it can push the...

Fish Tacos

I just added a gem to my cookbook library by Stacy Lyn Harris, Harvest. Chef Stacy Lyn is a fellow Alabamian and a bestselling author of three books, founder of the popular Game and Garden blog, and co-host of...

Tournament Results September 2017

CRAPPIE ANGLERS OF TEXAS JULY 16th LAKE FORK DIVISION 1 1. Paul Obier/George Nelon 11.76 2. Jerry Hancock/James Pegram 11.16 3. Jay Reve/Rhonda Reve 11.12 4. Fred Dooley/Bruce Biddy 10.88 5. Todd Frobe/Clay Gann 10.07 BIG FISH 1. Fred Dooley/Bruce Biddy 2.35 DIVISION 2 1. Max Dukes/Stuart Angella 9.87 2. Kevin Tidwell/Casey Jeffrey 9.65 3. Kevin Kirby/Roderick Silman 8.31 4. Eric Walker/Kelly/Satterwhite 8.3 5. John...

Crappie Calendar September 2017

Sept 2nd KANSAS CRAPPIE CLUB HILLSDALE CLUB Sept 9th FLORIDA CRAPPIE CLUB LAKE MONROE CLUB Sept 9th HOI CRAPPIE CLUB EVERGREEN POINTS/CLUB Sept 9th INDIANA SLAB MASTERS BROOKVILLE LAKE CLUB Sept 9th MIDDLE TENNESSEE WOODS RESERVOIR CLUB Sept 9th OKLAHOMA CRAPPIE TRAIL OOLOGAH CLASSIC Sept 9th WAPPAPELLO WAPPAPELLO LAKE CLUB Sept 10th CHATTANOOGA CHESTER FROST PARK CLUB Sept 10th EAST TEXAS CRAPPIE SERIES LAKE PALESTINE CLUB Sept 16th CAT TEXAS LAKE PALESTINE ON THE WATER SEMINAR Sept 16th CENTRAL ARKANSAS TBD CHAMPOINSHIP Sept 16th EAST TN CRAPPIE CLUB TELLICO LAKE CLUB Sept 16th MAGNOLIA SARDIS LAKE CLUB Sept 20th - 23rd CRAPPIE MASTERS WASH.LEE,PARADISE,FERGUSON,CHICOT CHAMPOINSHIP Sept 23rd HOI CRAPPIE CLUB ILLINOIS RIVER POINTS/CLUB Sept 23rd MIDDLE...

Crappie Clubs

Club Contact Link AMERICAN CRAPPIE TRAIL Matt Morgan FaceBook BAYOU STATE CRAPPIE ASSOCIATION Brandon Jennings FaceBook CAPITOL CRAPPIE CLUB Austin Kneeskern FaceBook CAROLINA CRAPPIE ASSOCIATION RICK Eudy FaceBook CENTRAL ALABAMA CRAPPIE CLUB Dan Dannanmueller/Jonathan Phillips FaceBook CENTRAL ARKANSAS CRAPPIE CLUB Jason Westerberg FaceBook CENTRAL ILLINOIS CRAPPIE CLUB Joe Schrader/Greg Foley FaceBook CHATTANOOGA CRAPPIE CLUB Mike Johnston/Jim Edmister FaceBook CRAPPIE ANGLERS OF TEXAS JAY Reve FaceBook CRAPPIE MASTERS Mike Valentine FaceBook CRAPPIE USA Darrell...