Crappie NOW How To: CrappieNOW Hook Sharpening

Crappie NOW How To: CrappieNOW Hook Sharpening

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Have a Crappie Day with a Fly Rod, by Jim Mize

A 5-weight rod, weight-forward line, 3X-fluorocarbon tippet, and a box of flies make up my travel pack. (Photo: Jim Mize)   Have a Crappie Day … Continue reading Have a Crappie Day with a Fly Rod, by Jim Mize

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Crappie Basics – Slow Down!

Swapping a regular jig head the same size head equipped with a spinning blade can sometimes be just enough to slow your bait down and … Continue reading Crappie Basics – Slow Down!

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Recipes: Wok-Steamed Crappie with “Instant” Preserved Lemons, by Vernon Summerlin

Recipes: Wok-Steamed Crappie with “Instant” Preserved Lemons, by Vernon Summerlin A wok is a round-bottomed cooking pot, originating in China. But they work great for … Continue reading Recipes: Wok-Steamed Crappie with “Instant” Preserved Lemons, by Vernon Summerlin

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CrappieNOW “How to” Video: Shallow Water Winter Crappie

CrappieNOW Editor Richard Simms shares a firsthand lesson on long-line trolling and finding shallow-water crappie in February.   CrappieNOW Editor Richard Simms specializes in long-line … Continue reading CrappieNOW “How to” Video: Shallow Water Winter Crappie

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Rattling Roamers Under Ice, by Scott MacKenthun

Noisy, rattling baits keep fish in your strike zone longer. Try dropping a jig with bait to seal the deal on fussy crappie, as the … Continue reading Rattling Roamers Under Ice, by Scott MacKenthun

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Product Buzz, by Tim Huffman

Senior Writer Tim Huffman shares his take on some products for fishermen and outdoorsmen.   Product Buzz by Tim Huffman Senior Writer Tim Huffman reviews … Continue reading Product Buzz, by Tim Huffman

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Essentials for Slabs on Ice, by Darl Black

Mike Kuna shows off a nice-sized black crappie taken through the ice. Water temperature is somewhere between 39 and 32 degrees. (Photo: Darl Black)   … Continue reading Essentials for Slabs on Ice, by Darl Black

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Crappie Basics – Prepare for the Worst in Winter

Whether you fish on the ice or in southern waters, cold water is deadly.   Crappie Basics – Prepare for the Worst in Winter Please … Continue reading Crappie Basics – Prepare for the Worst in Winter

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Making Sense of Crappie Scents, by Ed Mashburn

Most anglers agree that crappie are primarily sight feeders but there are situations when some added smell will make the difference between a bad day … Continue reading Making Sense of Crappie Scents, by Ed Mashburn

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Crappie NOW How To – Video Tip: Avoiding Line Twist Respooling Line

Simple technique to prevent line twist when you’re respooling One of the most aggravating things a fisherman can experience is twisted monofilament. Sometimes a minor … Continue reading Crappie NOW How To – Video Tip: Avoiding Line Twist Respooling Line

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Crappie NOW How To – Video Tip: Berkley Line Stripper

A very basic tip today about a simple piece of equipment. Stripping off old fishing line can be cumbersome, unless you have an inexpensive Berkley … Continue reading Crappie NOW How To – Video Tip: Berkley Line Stripper

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