Whether you call them specks, speckled perch, papermouths, bachelor perch, calico bass, black crappie or just crappies (Pomoxis nigromaculatus) they are plentiful here in our Central Florida lakes and rivers. Next to largemouth bass, crappie are Florida’s second most sought after freshwater game fish. To us, fishing for these feisty panfish is a “Two-fer”, great family fun and a tasty meal all rolled into one.
We found this video loaded with great information, tips and tricks on how to find and catch these gourmet meals with gills. Did you know crappies like to hit from below and like to stay close to cover? Learn these tips as well as what baits, presentations and techniques work well in this short 5 minute video.
B.T.W. The current all-tackle fishing world record for a black crappie is 2.47 kg (5.4 lb).
Why not see if you can catch one that breaks the record?
Video posted by Pautzke Bait