The April issue of CrappieNow Digital Magazine is filled with river fishing tactics, spawning tips and fly fishing for crappie. Get in on the spring action.

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Opening Cast

While I travel across our beautiful country, and to our neighbors in Canada, the one common denominator among people is our love for the outdoors. No matter background, heritage, income status, trade, etc., the outdoors is something everyone experiences, along with the desire to do more. Fishing is a major ...
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Advanced Seasonal Structure: Life On the River

By Tim Huffman Crappie are no strangers to rivers and creek systems. Good numbers and sizes are both possible when conditions are right…and many rivers have the right conditions. Here a quick look at a few key elements. Finding Tournament angler, seminar speaker and publisher of CrappieNow Magazine, calls the ...
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Crappie Basics #159: Get Shallow

“When you think you are fishing too shallow, shallow up some more. A lot of people try to stay out in 6 or 7 feet of water, but if you want to have some spider rigging fun, shallow up to about a foot and a half of water. Loosen the ...
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Solving “Current” Situations

Story & photos by Greg McCain Crappie hate current. Even knowledgeable anglers agree on this fact. Given a choice, crappie prefer water with little or no movement. There are fishermen who have little choice but to deal with current most times they are on the water. They are forced to ...
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Fly Fishing for Crappie

Story & photos by Brent Frazee When Bill Hartman started fly fishing for crappie in the Kansas Flint Hills, he had a gallery. Landowners were accustomed to seeing fishermen cast spinning gear for the big fish in their ponds and watershed lakes. But using a fly rod and small flies ...
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Tip of the Month”: Shallow Fish by Sam Heaton  

An April tip in Florida is to find the fish moving back out. In Alabama, as long as the dogwoods are still blooming, you can catch fish on the bank. If they are still in shallow, you can catch the males. If you hand around the males long enough, you’ll ...
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Crappie Basics #160: Water Temperature

The best spring tip is water temperature. Make sure you are getting in the 59-60 degree water. To get an accurate reading, put your boat into reverse to stir the water up. That will give a more accurate reading. A few years ago we went into the back of a ...
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Crappie NOW Recipes: Crappie from the Oven

            Scampi, or Langoustines or Norway lobsters are roughly the size of a large crayfish and fished from silty bottom regions of the open Atlantic Ocean and parts of the Mediterranean. The fleshy tail of the Norway lobster is closer in both taste and texture to lobster and crayfish than ...
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Tournament Results

CRAPPIE MASTERS FEBRUARY 24th - 25th LAKE D'ARBONNE 1. Nichoals Young/Jock Young 24.4 2. Dustin Harris/Kelley Graham 24.18 3. Tommy Skarlis/Mike Baker 23.86 4. Ronnie Turner/Jason Hinton 22.88 5. Tony Sheppard/Mike Sheppard 22.18 BIG FISH 1. Michael Kimble/Jeremy Davis 2.81 MALE/FEMALE 1. Dan dannenmueller/Sue Dannenmueller 19.07 CRAPPIE NUTZ FEBRUARY 24th ...
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Crappie Calendar

APR 7th COOSA RIVER CRAPPIE CLUB NEELY HENRY CLUB APR 7th CRAPPIE ANGLERS OF TEXAS LAKE FORK/CRAPPIE MASTERS CLUB APR 7th CRAPPIE MASTERS LAKE FORK ONE POLE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE APR 7th CRAPPIE USA LAKE CUMBERLAND CLUB APR 7th CRAPPIE NUTZ BLACKSHEAR CLASSIC APR 7th EASTERN MO CRAPPIE CLUB MARK TWAIN ...
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Crappie Clubs

Club Contact Link AMERICAN CRAPPIE TRAIL Matt Morgan FaceBook BEAVER LAKE CRAPPIE CLUB Payton Usery 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 ...
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