May crappie fishing can be dynamite with the northern states reaching peak spring action. Crappie can be caught from the banks so no-boat fishing is at its best. Learn more about catching crappie in the May issue of CrappieNow Digital Magazine, free on-line.

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Opening Cast

May CrappieNow is a good issue with a variety of topics. You’ll find plenty of tips, read about a record crappie and much more. I hope you enjoy it. Spring is always a busy time ...
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Fishing from the Shore …Enjoy Success with Only the Bare Essentials

Story & photos by Darl Black With the arrival of May up north, it begins to actually feel like spring. Temperatures are finally warming and trees are greening up. Although some anglers have been fishing ...
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Crappie NOW How To May

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJCt2KCxW5o ...
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Crappie Basics #137: May Postspawn Crappie

It’s common knowledge that crappie are stressed and not actively feeding immediately following the spawn. They need to rest and recuperated. The good news is the negative feeding doesn’t last long. Within a week or ...
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The Future of Crappie Tournaments: Part 6 of 7…Pros, Classic & AOY

Story & photos by Tim Huffman             This issue discusses the “professional” title, winning a classic and winning Angler Team of the Year. Our series experts include Darrell VanVactor, General Manager of Crappie USA; Mike ...
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Q&A Why do you like one-pole fishing?

Brandon Jennings, LA, tournament fisherman. “Single-pole fishing is how I learned. It’s about feeling the bite. When he hits I’m going to put a crick in his neck. Single-pole is about the addiction to the ...
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New Illinois Crappie Record

Ryan Povolish of Carbondale and Josh Jackson of Cobden never intended to go crappie fishing at Kinkaid Lake on Tuesday, March 28. They had planned to bass fish. Those plans were put on hold momentarily ...
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Cork-and-Minnow

Story & photos by Greg McCain Simpler can be better even in the world of crappie fishing. Advanced tactics, advanced electronics, and advanced accessories are the norm among serious crappie fishermen. Yet, more advanced does ...
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BnM How To May

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Crappie Basics #138: UV & Dyes

Spike-It UV spray actually brightens up your bait so fish can see it easier. The spray is aerosol so it flies away and won’t stick on your boat. Obviously, you don’t want to spray it ...
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Future Anglers Attend Wisconsin Fishing Expo Learn the Fishing Basics

March 24, 2017. Recently, Learn 2 Fish US Certified Angler Educator, Greg Karch, and Karen Karch, shared their passion for fishing through hosting two fishing seminars at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sport Show. Greg presented ...
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Quickie Crappie with a Side and Dessert

We’re having a simple meal of crappie fillets, smashed potatoes with banana bread for dessert. It contains my favorite three food groups: fish, fat and sugar. The sugar part comes in a fruit. Gotta be ...
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Tournament Results May 2017

CRAPPIE ANGLERS OF TEXAS MARCH 18th LAKE BELTON DIVISION 1 1. Ken Gaby/Todd Box 11.04 2. Clay Gann/Todd Froebe 10.27 3. Bill Muntz/Bryan Tulius 9.42 4. Paul Obier/George Nelson 9.35 5. Bob McAffrey/Gerald Skidmore 8.8 ...
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Crappie Calendar May 2017

MAY 5th - 6th CRAPPIE MASTERS ALABAMA RIVER AL STATE CHAMPOINSHIP MAY 6th COOSA RIVER CEDAR BLUFF/WEISS LAKE KIDS DAY MAY 6th CRAPPIENUTZ TBD CLASSIC MAY 6th CRAPPIE USA MISSISSINEWA/SALAMONIE CLUB MAY 6th HOI CRAPPIE ...
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Crappie Clubs

Club Contact FACEBOOK AMERICAN CRAPPIE TRAIL Matt Morgan https://www.facebook.com/americancrappietrail/ BAYOU STATE CRAPPIE ASSOCIATION Brandon Jennings https://www.facebook.com/groups/BayouStateCrappie/ CAPITOL CRAPPIE CLUB Austin Kneeskern https://www.facebook.com/groups/984256651629379/ CAROLINA CRAPPIE ASSOCIATION RICK Eudy https://www.facebook.com/carolina.assocation/?fref=ts CENTRAL ALABAMA CRAPPIE CLUB Dan Dannanmueller/Jonathan Phillips ...
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