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Crappie fishermen usually think small when it comes to lure size. But Darl Black says sometimes bigger is better. Vic Attardo gives a lesson on crappie fishing waters that might be influenced by tides, while Ron Wong visited the famous ICAST trade show to keep you up to date on the latest and greatest new products intended to lure crappie fishermen. Plus, the compelling story of Tennessee game wardens that survived a potentially deadly accident. Yes, it could happen to you. All in the September 2019 Edition of CrappieNOW.

image Opening CastI was recently asked whether fishing was just about tournaments. My reply was absolutely not. It is just a very visible platform which can highlight the sport, provide a competitive…
image Chasing the Bait for Fall Crappieby Tim Huffman When the water begins to cool it’s time to be versatile Fall fishing is a time to be open-minded and versatile. When water starts to cool, crappie…
image Learn 2 Fish With Us, Inc.Learn 2 Fish With Us, Inc. is a not-for-profit company (501C3 organization) that was started in 2006 by Greg Karch, founder and certified Angler Educator and Instructor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vT9KqpeTY2k
image Crappie Basics #195Twisted line is a frustration every angler must deal with at some point. Maybe it happened when adding new line to a spinning reel. Perhaps the twist is due to…
image Pros & Cons of Jig Sizeby Darl Black Consider the size of your jig for tough summer bites. Many northern anglers base the size of jig they use loosely on the size of prey being…
image Adjust to Water and Weather for Summertime CrappieAs a rule crappie fishermen routinely think that summertime crappie are always going to be deep, often concentrating their efforts in 15 to 25 feet of water or even deeper…
image Kid in a Candy Storeby Ron Wong Check out a preview of the top products that will hit store shelves by Christmas How about walking into a 650,000 square-foot store – about 15 ACRES…
image Crappie NOW How to Rig the “Dinner Getter”In this “How to” video Crappie Dan shares a secret technique he learned years ago called “The Dinner Getter.” It’s a unique way of rigging a live minnow that works…
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image Destination: Reelfoot Lake and Union City, Tenn.One of the most popular crappie fishing destinations in the country also offers a variety of family fun The float/jig combination gently settled beside the exposed stump. In less than…
image Crappie Basics #196To troll or not to troll, that is the question. No question that when you’re fishing specific structure such as a dock, a treetop or a sunken brush pile, casting…
image Tidal Water Crappieby Vic Attardo Crappie can tolerate a little salt, not just when you’re cooking them, but in the water they call home. At first glance the docks extending out from…
image TWRA boating safety officers live to tell the taleby Richard Simms On the water, even when you are doing everything right, things can go terribly wrong. Boating accidents can happen to anyone. But most of us usually think,…
image CRAPPIE KIIDS: The Holly and Madison Fishing ShowHolly and Madison had a really good day fishing with CrappieNOW Editor/Guide Richard Simms. Richard decided at one point to “roll video” and the pressure was on these young ladies…
image Bare Bones Basics for Frying CrappieLots of folks who provide recipes like to navigate into exotic and sometimes hard to navigate directions. This month we’re getting back to the basics with the help of Tim…
image Tournament ResultsCRAPPIE MASTERS AUGUST 3rd MARK TWAIN LAKE 1. Robert Carlile/Craig Nichols 9.78 2.Matthew Rogers/Bruce Rogers 9.13 3. David Cox/Kim Cox 8.44 4. Jackie Albin/Marty Snider 8.4 5. Mark Englehart/Aaron Englehart…
image Crappie CalendarSEPT 7th CAPITOL CRAPPIE CLUB LAKE OF THE OZARKS CLUB SEPT 7th HOI CRAPPIE CLUB EVERGREEN CLUB SEPT 7th INDIANA SLAB MASTER CATARACT CLUB SEPT 7th SHOALS AREA CRAPPIE PICKWICK…
image THE GREAT OUTDOORSSEPTEMBER OUTDOORS In some parts of the country the first part of September can still be hot, muggy and buggy. Cooler fall days are coming though, if not already here,…
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