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Mississippi Classic Shootout

by Tim Huffman Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters All American Tournament Trail held their National Championship in late September. They had 154 teams fishing for the title and prize money. Runner-ups Ronnie Capps and Steve Coleman bring in an...

Opening Cast

2014 has been a great year on the road. As a writer photographer, I attended outdoor writer events in Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and New York. Each event had excellent opportunities to fish with experts. Fishermen included touring...

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Tournament Results

Aug 23 Crappie Masters Truman Lake National Qualifier1. David Cox-Steve Hockett 8.862. Matt Beckman-Jeff Lewis 8.673. Paul Alpers-Larry Jones 8.27 Big Fish:Clifton Wearham-Paul Caldwell 1.78Male Female:Don Brooks-Bobbie Brooks 7.63Adult Youth:Denny Hartmann-Hunter Bowling 7.76 Aug 23 Shoals Area Wilson1. Team...

Crappie with Rice Stuffing

When I lived in Minnesota I fished the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) and the wilderness of southwest Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park where I'd often come across patches of wild rice growing along the shorelines. It ripened in late...

In Memoriam

Debbie Sosinski lost her six-year battle with cancer in early September at the age of 57. Our tournament fishing family lost not only a great fisher, but more importantly, a friend. Debbie was a special person who touched the...

Crappie Basics 86: Spot-Fish To Dissect Long Structures

All fishermen have approached an area and thought, "It will take a long time to fish this spot." Unless fish are super-active and spread out, you'll waste a lot of time by fishing all of the long structure like...

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Wow, how time flies. This year has just been a blur including shows, seminars, tournaments, writer's camps, appearances, work and family. And soon we'll all be enjoying the fall crappie marathon and I can't wait.This year has been full...

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September 2014 Photo Contest

1st Place This Month!Jonathan Lin 15-16” slabs, caught at a dam in Albermarle, NC     Honorable MentionLake Oconee - Proud dad Rick Burgamy holding his son RJ and RJ’s first crappie! Honorable MentionDan Johnston – Rend Lake...

Tournament Results

June 20-21 Crappie Masters Truman Lake, MO One-pole Top Ten:1. Noel Fernandez – Allen Morgan 18.772. David Cox – Steve Hockett 18.493. Mike Friend – David Townsend 18.424. Brian McGhee – Don Brooks 18.245. Kyle Schoenherr – Rodney Neuhaus...

Crappies & Herbs

Vernon Summerlin Last month I promised a crappie recipe without using hot peppers. So mote it be... let's use herbs instead.When planting your garden, a plot set aside for herbs will pay off in better tasting foods as well...

Crappie NOW How To Video Russ Bailey ICAST 2014

Crappie NOW How To Video – Dropping bait in slow with TJ Stallings