Find the channel! “The Grand Lake Guy” Paul potter.

How to Locate Winter Crappie Slabs by Paul Potter, Grand Lake Pro Fishing Guide 90% of the fish in a lake reside in just 10% of the actual lake. Now you are probably asking yourself, “How do I find this magical 10% section that holds all the active fish?” That is exactly what we are…read more

Day 1: Why Texan Kennieth Pierce Fishes a Single ACC Crappie Stix Rod

Editor’s Note: Thirty-five year-old Kennieth Pierce of Quinlan, Texas, fishes Lake Arlington in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex as his home lake. Pearce’s daddy started him crappie fishing when he was 5-years old. I’m a single-pole guy, and I fish brush and open water. I have a Humminbird Mega 9 DI (https://hummingbird.johnsonoutdoors.com/fish-finders/helix/) on the front end…read more

Day 2: How to Deal with Crazy Winter Weather When Crappie Fishing

Editor’s Note:  Jonathan Phillips of Wetumpka, Alabama, guides on both the Coosa and the Alabama rivers and lakes, mainly Lake Jordan near his home, and fishes crappie tournaments with his wife, Alicia, as his partner. He’s the winner of one state crappie championship and has had numerous wins with top-10 finishes in state and national…read more

Fooled By Randomness

  I find some things very interesting about fishing in general. Whether it be bass fishing or catching crappie, it seems every tournament is won using a “secret” bait. The only problem is that every single win comes from different secret baits. The top five finishes in each tournament were using probably five different colors…read more

Truman Lake Adventure

  I finally had the chance to get away for some rest and relaxation. That usually means a Crappie fishing trip with my favorite Crappie fishing rods. So, since me and my buddy Pat have never been to Truman Lake and grew tired of seeing all the pics of HAWGS coming out of the timber,…read more

Why Do You Crappie Fish?

  That’s a great question. Why do you Crappie fish? I know when I started, it was the pure excitement of being able to fool a Crappie into slamming my jig. I started many years ago in an old jon boat with no electronics so we fished Buck Brush in the spring and visible stumps…read more