Crappie Blog

Record High Gas Prices Impact on Fishermen

June 13, 2022

By Greg McCain Skyrocketing fuel costs impact various facets of life. With prices for gas averaging almost $5 per gallon nationwide and diesel prices at least $1 more per gallon, the cost creeps into every fissure of daily life, some of them unforseen areas not considered by the average person. Take fishermen, for example. While…read more

Matt Xenos: Wired for Success

June 6, 2022

By Greg McCain A chance encounter in the turkey woods proved life-changing for crappie fisherman, guide, and YouTuber Matt Xenos. After a morning of turkey hunting, Matt emerged from the woods where his boat was parked on the banks of Tellico Lake in east Tennessee. Set up next to Matt’s boat, an older gentleman caught…read more

Minnesota Spring Crappie Fishing

May 22, 2022

By Greg McCain Regional bias filters into even things like crappie fishing. The notion that crappie spawn in late winter or early spring fits into that category. The timing of the spawn across the southern or some of the midsections of the country indeed fits that window. Yet not all crappie live in the South…read more