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Black CrappieWhite Crappie 

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)

Interactive Maps

Find fishing waters by using one or more of our interactive maps:

fisheries management

Black Crappie and White Crappie Management and Fishing in Pennsylvania

Feature articles from PA Angler & Boater magazine

Fall Panfish
Go Deep for Late Fall Panfish
How to Fish for Spring 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