Crappie Blog

Kyron Washington puts modern twist on childhood practice

May 11, 2023

By Greg McCain When the calendar flips to May, many anglers reflect on a nostalgic fishing time from their childhood. In an age when fishermen have become single-species specialists, time remains to ignore the crappie, bass, or catfish for a few days and pursue various species that collectively fall under the umbrella of bream. Texas…read more

Big Crappie Bash Recap: Changes Make for Tough Bite

May 3, 2023

By Greg McCain Change was the prevailing theme of the third annual Crappie Cove/ACC Crappie Stix Big Crappie Bash held Saturday (April 29) on Watts Bar Lake. While the lake remained the same and the tournament was held out of Terrace View Marina for the second year, competitors faced a variety of different conditions this…read more

Young Wyatt Phillips serves as tournament complement to his father

April 28, 2023

By Greg McCain Alabama tournament competitor and crappie guide Jonathan Phillips has never had to look far when considering fishing partners. For years, Jonathan and his wife, Alicia, fished competitively and successfully, earning a reputation as a top team at local, state, regional, and national levels. The husband-wife duo formed a complementary partnership, winning championships…read more