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Species of the Week: Black Crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)

Feeling crappie due to the winter weather and fewer daylight hours? Hopefully this post brightens your day! Check it out to learn about a fish that is commonly caught by ice fishermen/women in PA!





PA Fish & Boat Commission- Tips for fishing for crappie & where the best fishing waters are in PA

https://www.fishandboat.com/Fish/PennsylvaniaFishes/Pages/Crappie.aspx


PA Fish & Boat Commission- Women’s Virtual Intro to Ice Fishing Program- Feb. 8th

https://register-ed.com/events/view/176894


For more information on Ice Fishing for Black Crappie

https://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/pubs/documents/samples/crappie-icefishing.pdf



  1. "Black Crappie" by SeabrookeLeckie.com is licensed under CC PDM 1.0

  2. “Sunfish.” Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. https://www.fishandboat.com/Fish/PennsylvaniaFishes/GalleryPennsylvaniaFishes/Pages/Sunfishes.aspx Accessed 28 January 2022.

  3. Bleech, Mike. “Ice Fishing for Crappie: Tips and Tactics.” 12 January 2016. Game and Fish. https://www.gameandfishmag.com/editorial/ice-fishing-for-crappie-tips-tactics/193160 Accessed 28 January 2022.

  4. “State Record Fish” Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. https://www.fishandboat.com/Fish/PennsylvaniaFishes/StateRecordFish/Pages/default.aspx Accessed 28 January 2022.


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