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Fish for Crappie

Black Crappie Fishing Tips -- White Crappie Fishing Tips
Best Fishing Waters - Crappie
Panfish Identification
Species overview, identification, habitat, life history (Sunfishes chapter from PA Fishes book)

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fisheries management

Black Crappie and White Crappie Management and Fishing in Pennsylvania

Feature articles from PA Angler & Boater magazine

Fall Panfish

Caught in PA

Ritchi Tabarrini with an extra large crappie caught in Wayne County in 2007

Tyler Horn, age 12, with a 17 inch, 2.3 pound crappie he caught at Glendale Lake in August 2009

Black Crappie
Seven year old Juliette Pettersen with a 16+ inch beautiful black crappie while fishing at a lake in Monroe County on September 19, 2009

Meghan and Emily Shiels show off their catch of crappies at F.J. Sayers Lake (Bald Eagle State Park) in April 2006