August is hot no matter what part of the country you’re from. However, crappie can still be caught and CrappieNow Digital Magazine helps you catch more.

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Opening Cast

I just returned from a very successful and informative ASA ICAST Show in Orlando Florida where fishing companies presented their new products for 2018 to the media and industry representatives/buyers. It was bigger than any before it and my feet took a pounding for three days trying to meet with ...
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Sizzling Hot Crappie with Jonathan Phillips

Story & photos by John E. Phillips To catch the most and biggest crappie in any lake or river that you fish, during any time of the year, fish when and where most crappie anglers don’t fish and use tactics that others rarely use. By formulating this simple recipe, Jonathan ...
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Crappie NOW How To Protect your Transducer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A42eVdHfdEI&feature=youtu.be ...
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ICAST 2017 Showcases New Products & Winners

By Tim Huffman International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) held the world’s largest trade show at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando Florida, July 11-14. It is the ultimate showcase for the latest innovations in gear and apparel. ICAST hosted 582 exhibitors, 1982 booths covered almost 200,000 square feet ...
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BoatUS Alert: Crime Rings Stealing Boats, Outboards & Electronics

            According to the Boat Owners Association of the United States, crime rings are responsible for stealing boats, Yamaha outboard engines, Garmin electronics and other expensive navigation units. Boat dealerships and boat-storage facilities are two prime locations hit hardest but it can happen anywhere. It’s difficult to stop a thief ...
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Bass Pro Shops Among America’s Most Reputable Companies

Bass Pro Shops has always been a top national retailer of outdoor gear and apparel. They were named one of “America’s Most Reputable Companies” by Forbes magazine in recognition of the public’s trust in the organization. The achievement is based on a national study compiled by The Reputation Institute, a ...
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Crappie Basics #144: The Best Jig Color

Without a doubt the best jig color is red/chartreuse. What? You don’t agree? Just because you catch a thousand or so this year on a pink/white or chartreuse/purple is no reason to doubt red/chartreuse. Seriously, there is no one ‘best’ color that works for every situation. Harold Neely, pro staffer ...
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Alabama Bucket List

by Ron Presley Whether you want to enjoy the fishing or take in the sights, it would be hard to find a more beautiful place than the Alabama River near Prattville, AL. The Coosa River and the Tallapoosa River come together near Wetumpka, AL to form the Alabama River. The ...
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What’s Up Dock?

By John N. Felsher On many waters, a multitude of docks, fishing piers, boathouses or other manmade objects protrude from the shoreline. These docks create the dominant, most visible structure and often offer excellent fishing. “People can catch crappie under docks all year long.,” explained Steve Brown, a semi-pro crappie ...
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BnM How To August

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Crappie Basics #144: The Best Jig Color

Without a doubt the best jig color is red/chartreuse. What? You don’t agree? Just because you catch a thousand or so this year on a pink/white or chartreuse/purple is no reason to doubt red/chartreuse. Seriously, there is no one ‘best’ color that works for every situation. Harold Neely, pro staffer ...
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Mouth-Popping Enhancements for Crappie

Gremolata, part condiments and part garnish, is one of those dishes where synergy creates something that tastes better than the sum of its parts. Garlic, lemon and parsley are common members of your kitchen’s staff. This Italian condiment consists of these three items finely chopped together. Served it sprinkled over ...
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Crappie Kids

Twenty Sixth Annual Camp 7 Kids Fishing Day Attracts Over 350 Youth Saturday, June 10th was Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend along with National Fishing Week and the NPAA and Learn 2 Fish With Us were present helping to educate youth and families on the skills needed to fish.  Kids Fishing ...
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Tournament Results August 2017

AMERICAN CRAPPIE TRAIL JUNE 23rd - 24th SARDIS LAKE 1. Terry Stewart/Cole Stewart 21.46 2. Brad Calhoon/Clay Blaire 20 3. Michael Walters/Rick Soloman 19.47 4. Phil Brown/Patrick Stone 19.31 5. Tony Edgar/Travis Lepley 18.39 BIG FISH 1. Warren Cotton/Thomas Hill 2.6 FLORIDA CRAPPIE CLUB JUNE 24th FLORAL CITY RAMP 1 ...
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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 ...
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