Outdoor Skills: How to Catch Crappie

Crappie can be caught any time of the year, but spring and crappie go together like ham and eggs, red beans and rice, grits and gravy. It seems food analogies fit well with the great-tasting crappie subject.

Here are a dozen suggestions from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for improving your crappie catching skills this spring:

You don’t have to have a huge reservoir and fancy boat to get out and fish. Dozens of small to mid-sized lakes are ideal for crappie fishing.