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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.

Opening CastHappy November everyone. I can’t believe it is already Fall. It sure hasn’t felt like it in the south. I am confident that this heat will relinquish soon. Speaking of…
image Crappie Masters Championship: Rockin’ at Grenada Lakeby Tim Huffman It took crappie that AVERAGED 2.2 pounds to win the Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters’ 2019 National Championship Weigh-ins are more exciting when weights are close. Bass…
image Learn 2 Fishhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMxW-5dfj6E
image Crappie Basics #199Crappie are generally very predictable and aggressive in November – at least in the South. Docks are a prime location for fall crappie, where they can be caught in the…
image Destination: Northwest MississippiNorthwest Mississippi is the gateway to the blues, but it’s also the gateway to the best crappie fishing in the nation. Ask 100 crappie fishermen across the country to name…
image A Fish Tale, by Gil ‘Roadkill’ LackeyGil Lackey never sees things the same way as most anglers. (Editor’s Note: Whenever we are fishing, we all wonder what the fish are thinking. Gil Lackey knows.) Growing up…
image CrappieNow Senior Writer Wins Lifetime Achievement AwardHuffman has dedicated his life to helping crappie fishing grow, and to helping crappie anglers catch more fish. Tim Huffman was recently honored by the Bass Pro Crappie Masters organization…
image Crappie NOW How to Video: Strike King Mr. Crappie Scizzor ShadFirst announced at the 2017 ICAST trade show, the Strike King Mr. Crappie Scizzor Shad Jig was designed by pro angler, Wally Marshall, aka: Mr. Crappie. Tthis larger size, pro…
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image Rig That “Yak” for Crappieby Ed Mashburn  Properly equipped kayaks can be very effective crappie fishing boats.             It turns out that converting a stock fishing kayak into a crappie-catching machine is really not…
image Crappie Basics #200Unfortunately, many anglers stow away the boat and fishing tackle before the first snow flies. Those who don’t can experience some of the best fishing of the year and have…
image CrappieNOW Columnist Larry Whitely Receives AwardsLarry Whiteley’s “Great Outdoors” columns are a favorite for CrappieNOW readers. His work has been recognized by one of the most prestigious outdoor writing organizations in the country. Larry Whiteley,…
image Crappie Gear: Eye Hole Jig by Gill Reaper LuresThis new jig head specially-designed to hold attractant niblets is taking the crappie fishing world by storm. There is a new jig head making waves in the crappie fishing world.…
image Crappie NOW – Breaking in Process for a New OutboardCrappie Dan discusses the correct process for breaking in your new Yamaha Outboard. He recommends following your manufacturers guidelines. For Yamahas, the process is presented on the maintenance.yamahaoutboards.com website. Following…
image Vernon’s (Summerlin) Recipe for Crappie BBQThe English word “barbecue” comes from the Spanish word barbacoa.  After Columbus landed in the Americas in 1492, the Spaniards apparently found indigenous Haitians roasting meat over a grill consisting of a wooden framework…
image Tournament ResultsHOI CRAPPIE CLUB SEPTEMBER 21st ILLINOIS RIVER 1. Chad Anderson/Terry Davis 5.99 2. Nick Frost/Quentin Frost 5.15 BIG FISH 1. Chad Anderson/Terry Davis 1.1 MAGNOLIA CRAPPIE CLUB SEPTEMBER 21st ENID…
image Crappie CalendarNOV 2nd EASTERN MISSOURI CRAPPIE CLUB LAKE OF THE OZARKS CLUB NOV 2nd CAPITOL CRAPPIE CLUB LAKE OF THE OZARKS CLUB NOV 2nd CENTRAL ILLINOIS CRAPPIE CLUB DECATUR CLUB NOV…
image THE GREAT OUTDOORSA TIME TO BE THANKFUL Thanksgiving Day most of us will gather in family groups to celebrate a truly American holiday.  In most cases headlining the feast will be turkey…
image Crappie USA Free Rodeos for KidsDid you know Crappie USA hosts free kid’s crappie fishing rodeos at almost all of its tournaments throughout the year? The events are free for kids up to 12 years…
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