April 2021 News/Columns

Crappie Basics – April Planer Boards on Dale Hollow

Brush Pile TV Host Russ Bailey with a black-nosed crappie taken fishing planer boards in April on Dale Hollow Lake.

Crappie Basics – April Planer Boards on Dale Hollow

Brush Pile Fishing is a popular fishing show on the Pursuit Channel and YouTube with thousands of followers. Host Russ Bailey travels from the Midwest to the Deep South in search of America’s greatest crappie lakes.

Dale Hollow Lake on the border of Kentucky and Tennessee is best known as a smallmouth lake. It is home of the famous world-record smallmouth bass (11-15) caught by D.L. Hayes in 1955.

However, one of Dale Hollow’s hidden secret are crappie. Guide Corey Thomas specializes in Dale Hollow crappie.

In this episode of Brush Pile Fishing Bailey joins Thomas for a lesson in planer board fishing for April crappie on Dale Hollow Lake. We hope you will watch and learn.

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