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Check out these slabs below that I caught at Sardis Lake, Arkabutla Lake and Enid Lake during March 2008. All three lakes are located in North Mississippi straight down Interstate 55.

Get out there and have fun while loading up the freezer.

The Crappie Slab Board is where you can do some bragging about your catch by having me post pictures of your crappie below.

Use my contact form to receive the email address to use to send your pictures to me.

Sorry about the extra step but like you, I try to eliminate receiving junk mail.

When you get the return email from me giving you the email address, just include your name, location fished and the date your fish were caught and I'll be happy to help you have fun bragging about your luck out on the lake.

It was great to fill up my freezer this year with slab crappie with gas prices and food cost shooting up to the moon.



 Crappie Caught by Steve

  Arkabutla Lake - March 2008

Slab Crappie

Crappie Slabs Arkabutla Lake Mississippi


  Sardis Lake - March 2008

Crappie For The Freezer

Slab Crappie Sardis Lake Mississippi


 Enid Lake - March 2008



 Pickwick Lake - November 2010

Crappie Slabs Caught At Pickwick Lake - November 2010


 Crappie Caught by Thomas and Katie Reardon 


Thomas and Katie Crappie Fishing, Sardis Lake, One of Many Large Midsouth Lakes In 2008

Thomas and Katie Reardon Crappie Fishing and Sharing Water With Mississippi Wildlife Official Crappie Slabs Caught By Thomas and Katie Reardon


Here is one for the crappie folks out there. This was sent in by Thomas Reardon and wife Katie. Thanks for the pictures.

I know that Tom and Katie will have plenty of great tasting fish to last them awhile.

As you can see in the picture Tom and wife Katie are offering the Mississippi Wildlife Officer a cold drink or two. That is the kind of guy he and his wife are.

Meet them on most of the Mississippi Lakes and it goes without saying; this guy can show you where to get a boat load of Crappie.

Tom tells me he starts tracking crappie down in south Mississippi working his way back toward Tennessee. He will start off early hunting for those great tasting fish and his wife will be right by his side.

It never surprises me to see him pull up from a day on the lake and have a cooler full. Tom and Katie see that the whole neighborhood is kept in crappie throughout the summer.

Tom told me something the other day and I got a big kick out of it, "Fish tremble at the sound of my name".

When on the lake, Tom will assist any person in trouble. He even helped out some folks at Sardis when their boat was sinking. That is the kind of guy he is.

Keep catching them, Tom and Katie and don't forget to save me a few that I can catch.

Look out crappie; this guy is out to hunt you down with his weapon of choice: a Wally Marshall 12 ft jig pole!

Keep the Hooks Wet!

Steve McGoldrick



 Crappie Caught By BossTurkey - January 2009 
BossTurkey enjoying great fishing down in Florida went crappie fishing (or known locally, Specks fishing) on Wednesday, January 28, 2008.
He caught some beautiful slabs and looks like a good lunch time meal of catfish before a cold front bringing 20MPH winds stopped him from hauling in more crappie. The wind kicked up a lot of grass and the water in the river turned muddy which turned the fish off.
BossTurkey reported he was heading back out next week to fill the cooler with the limit.
He also reported the Roe in the fish he caught was bloodshot which is a sign it won't be long before the crappie in Florida head to their beds.

BossTurkey From Florida Caught Some Slab Crappie (Known Locally As Specks)


Crappie Caught By John Paricka's Dad 

John Paricka's dad holding up a nice crappie caught at a Waterloo, Iowa area lake.

The lake sure looks inviting.


crappie caught in Waterloo, Iowa area lake




Crappie Slabs

CrappieSlayer, Dan Griffith, shows he can take care of business in Florida. Nice!!!

Crappie Slabs in Florida


See what you can get out there and tie into! 
Haul'em in and send the pictures to the Crappie Slab Board. 
I have given you the information and tools how to catch them and what to use. Now the ball is in your park. 
If you missed or haven't had a chance to read the information found on this web site of mine, grab your favorite drink and spend an hour checking out the ton of information found on the navigation menu or site map. 
You'll learn enough to have some great pictures to share with everybody here and most importantly, you'll have a freezer full of great tasting fish. 
If you do not get enough in one day, there is alway another day of great fishing. 
Even though you can fish for crappie year round, remember the month of March in the Mid South as the best starting time for crappie fishing especially for slab crappie. We will have about a month and a half of fishing to land some of the slabs to fill up the freezer and have that Fish Fry. 
One More Tip: 
If you love bass fishing especially for hogs, visit my web site for some great information. 
Keep the Hooks Wet! 
Steve McGoldrick 

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