It’s hard to hit the water these days without seeing more and more anglers using kayaks to stalk their prey. Ed Mashburn shows you how to outfit your kayak for crappie. Two CrappieNOW writers garner prestigious awards, Gil Lackey shares a lighter side look at the life of a crappie. And Senior Writer Tim Huffman shares a wrap-up of the Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters’ 2019 National Championship on Lake Grenada. It’s all in the November 2019 Edition of CrappieNOW.
Small water often equals big crappie. Just ask World Record Holder Jam Ferguson. And you will find spinning rods in the hands of most crappie anglers, but Gary Lewis explains why fly rods should never be ignored… even if you’re fishing with kids. And Senior Writer Tim Huffman shares a one-on-one interview with crappie professional Russ Bailey, host of Brushpile Fishing TV. All in the October 2019 Edition of CrappieNOW.
Crappie fishermen usually think small when it comes to lure size. But Darl Black says sometimes bigger is better. Vic Attardo gives a lesson on crappie fishing waters that might be influenced by tides, while Ron Wong visited the famous ICAST trade show to keep you up to date on the latest and greatest new products intended to lure crappie fishermen. Plus, the compelling story of Tennessee game wardens that survived a potentially deadly accident. Yes, it could happen to you. All in the September 2019 Edition of CrappieNOW.
When temperatures soar into the nineties daytime fishing isn’t much fun anymore. No worries – here’s a step-by-step guide on how to catch crappie under the moon when all is calm, and cool. Or you can keep a little breeze blowing in the daytime by trolling crankbaits for slabs. Or take a road trip to Southeast Tennessee for a well-kept crappie secret and some great family fun – all in the August 2019 issue of CrappieNow.
July crappie fishing can be hot and humid and the fish have transitioned to their summer patterns. This issue of CrappieNow offers stories on color selection, Jordan Lake, and other tips for catching summer crappies.
There is an old saying that “variety is the spice of life.” This month’s issue of CrappieNow offers up some variety with stories of crappie fishing from the bank, catching slabs in Pennsylvania stump fields, one poling through heavy cover, and more.
May is a great month to enjoy crappie fishing. The northern states are coming alive with open water fishing while the south finds crappie in post-spawn ready to replenish themselves with food after the rigors of the spawn.
“Crappie Season” is in full swing across the southern and middle states. Warmer temperatures, new foliage and active fish brings excitement to all fishermen.
March is the time when southern fishermen are enjoying the spawn and northerners are ice fishing or waiting for ice-out. It’s a great time for crappie.
February is a great crappie month. Fish can be caught under the ice up north while Florida crappie can be in the spawn. The temperatures may be cool the fishing is hot.
Whether fishing through the ice in the north or soft water in the south, there’s plenty of winter action going on right now. Read about it “free” in the January issue of CrappieNow Digital Magazine.
Winter fishing can be some of the best of the year. One way to improve your fishing is to add structure. See how in the December issue of CrappieNow Digital Magazine.