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Kalin’s Sizmic Grub

by Ned Kehde 2

  When Uncle Josh Bait Company recently introduced its Kalin’s Sizmic Grub to the angling world, they trumpeted it as… more »

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Berkley IronSilk

by Ned Kehde 0

  Pure Fishing recently introduced its newest rendition of Berkley IronSilk monofilament for Midwest finesse anglers and others to wield… more »

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Spider-Rigging Crappies

by John Neporadny Jr 0

After competing in several national crappie tournaments, Tony Edgar realized he needed to make alterations to the front deck of… more »

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Giant Northern Crappies

by Gord Pyzer 0

The “good old days” for many crappie anglers are right now, especially for those living in the northern portion of… more »

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Crappie Spawn Slabs

by In-Fisherman 0

Springtime is crappietime. From Florida to Ontario, anglers eagerly await the arrival of the crappie spawn in shallow water. As… more »

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Crappie Sinker Rigs

by John Neporadny Jr 0

Crappies occasionally look at it but rarely bite it. A sinker has no appealing taste, smell, or look to crappies,… more »

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How To Catch Crappies In Backwaters

by Jim Gronaw 0

If you’ve never fished the dark, cypress-studded rivers that snake through the southern and eastern coastal regions of the U.S.,… more »

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5 Fantastic Panfish Float Rigs

by Matt Straw 2

In 1496, Dame Juliana Berners wrote about drilling corks to use for “flotes” in Treatyse of Fysshynge With an Angle…. more »

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Ultralight for Crappies in Timber

by John Neporadny Jr 0

Missouri’s Stockton Lake has water clear enough for anglers to resort to light line and light tackle to catch crappies,… more »

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Patterning Riprap Crappies

by Ned Kehde 2

Anglers who fish natural lakes or lowland impoundments usually lack the opportunity to fish riprap for crappies. Elsewhere, plentiful crappies… more »

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Crankbaits For Crappies

by Lonnie King 0

Pockets of popularity you might say. Everyone knows crappies eat crankbaits—at times. That’s not good enough for most crappie anglers,… more »

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Winter Crappie Forage Tactics

by Gord Pyzer 0

Sometimes it makes sense to match-the-hatch for winter crappie. A fine example is using an artificial bait that mirrors the… more »

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Crappies, Barometric Pressure And Weather – North To South

by Matt Straw 1

A gray world closed in around us in the narrow canal. Hills rose up steeply on both sides. The water… more »

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Late Summer Panfish Pattern

by Matt Straw 0

In August, panfish patterns are like a crazy quilt. Fishermen can target whatever they want in summer. Why choose summer… more »

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Never Fail Panfish Patterns

by Matt Straw 0

Classic fishing patterns can be counted on year-after-year. Classic panfish patterns tend to be defined or augmented by environmental conditions… more »

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Tortured Ice Crappies

by Dan Johnson 0

Across the Ice Belt, opportunities for oversized crappies exist within large metropolitan areas. For some anglers, the trick is finding… more »

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Eagle Claw Nitro Crappie Trailers: A Short History of Midwest Finesse Tactics for Crappie

by Ned Kehde 0

  Dave Schmidtlein of Topeka, Kansas, is a consummate crappie angler. And for several years, he has been catching untold… more »

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Giant Southern Crappies

by John Neporadny Jr 0

    A “slab” crappie has different connotations in various parts of the country. Anglers in some regions classify a… more »

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Where To Find Crappie: Top 10 States For Giants

by Dan Johnson 0

Choosing the top states for trophy crappies is a tough task, because the continent is currently blessed with an abundance… more »

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Swimbaits for Giant Crappie

by Cory Schmidt 2

Not far from civilization there’s this little gem of a crappie lake—a small waterbody we call the Bee Hive. It… more »

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