crappie

noun
crap·​pie | \ ˈkrä-pē \

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For crappie, sunny days are best using tube jigs and minnows near brush piles. Tyler Mahoney, kansascity, "Fishing report: Better prospects ahead following last week's cold front," 18 Apr. 2018 Mosquito Reservoir walleye are in the spotlight, and crappie are biting, too. D'arcy Egan, cleveland.com, "Fishing Report for March 23: Wet, warm weather a boost for river anglers," 23 Mar. 2018 Not all crappie spawn at once so anglers can also find fish staging in 10-15 feet over water around brush. Tyler Mahoney Special To The Star, kansascity, "Fishing report: The angling is good, from reports across the region | The Kansas City Star," 23 May 2018 The bass fishing has slowed a bit around the Portage Lakes, but the crappie and bluegill fishing has been fair to good. cleveland.com, "Fishing Report for May 11: Western Lake Erie walleye fishing drawing crowds," 11 May 2018 Guide Mark Collins reports from Lake Weiss that crappies have finished spawning and are moving back to deeper water along creek channels, where they can be located by trolling Jiffy Jigs a few feet off bottom. Frank Sargeant, AL.com, "Friday Fishing Report," 27 Apr. 2018 Troll for trout, throw plastics and crankbaits for bass or toss small jigs and crankbaits tipped with worms or cut bait to tempt bluegill, crappie and perch. Jordan Rodriguez, idahostatesman, "Warm Lake offers chance to beat the heat, catch some fish near Cascade," 9 July 2018 Outlook: Vic Oertle Guide Service reports: a few crappie are being caught as deep as 30 feet. Tyler Mahoney Special To The Star, kansascity, "Fishing report: Area water bodies welcome warming weather, improving prospects | The Kansas City Star," 25 Apr. 2018 The crappie king of Pennsylvania was having, by his standards, a crappy day on the lake. Jason Nark, Philly.com, "Roxborough man wants to catch Pennsylvania's biggest fish, anywhere, anytime," 8 July 2018

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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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crappie

noun
crap·​pie | \ ˈkrä-pē \

Kids Definition of crappie

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

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