crappie, black
(Pomoxis nigromaculatus)


(Lesueur, 1829); CENTRARCHIDAE FAMILY; also called calico bass, papermouth, bachelor perch Native to most of the eastern half of the U.S.A., the black crappie has stocked throughout been so extensively transplanted that today it almost entirely blankets the U.S. and reaches up into southern Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec in Canada. It is only noticeably scarce in a swathe of the midwest stretching from western Texas up through Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho and western Montana, and even these states have black crappies either along their borders or in limited internal areas....Read More

Line ClassWeightLocationCatch DateAnglerRecord DetailsHistory Details
All-Tackle2.26 kg (5 lb 0 oz)Private Lake, Missouri, USA21-Apr-2006John R. HorstmanRecord DetailsHistory Details