crap·​pie | \ ˈkrä-pē How to pronounce crappie (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Crappie fishing a lure at Mosquito, Pymatuning: The crappie fishing has been good at Mosquito and Pymatuning reservoirs lately, with anglers doing best late in the day. cleveland, 19 Aug. 2021 The bite has been very light, with crappie rigs and chunks of shiners the best presentation. cleveland, 2 Sep. 2021 Summer crappie fishing can be tough or amazingly productive. Jim Gronaw,, 10 Aug. 2021 For example, 44 have a new daily of five sunfish, and 17 have a limit of five sunfish and five crappie. Bob Timmons, Star Tribune, 13 May 2021 Finding crappie on Alabama lakes is usually not difficult. Frank Sargeant, al, 24 Mar. 2021 This same behavior has been reported at Liberty Reservoir as stripers flush crappie from stumps. Bill May,, 25 July 2021 At Weiss Lake, crappie fishing is slow but guide Mark Collins can still find a few drifting live minnows on the channels around woody cover, mostly at 15 feet and more. Frank Sargeant, al, 23 July 2021 From Weiss Lake, guide Mark Collins reports crappie fishing is slowing with warmer weather, but enough for a fish dinner are still biting on the channel edges near brush and stumps. Frank Sargeant, al, 21 May 2021

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First Known Use of crappie

circa 1827, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for crappie

Canadian French crapet

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The first known use of crappie was circa 1827

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“Crappie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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crap·​pie | \ ˈkrä-pē How to pronounce crappie (audio) \

Kids Definition of crappie

: either of two silvery sunfish that are caught for sport or for food

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