Guide To Crappie Fishing In South Carolina
All about fishing for white and black crappie.
Crappie Waters In SC
Find water in South Carolina and it is likely to have a school or two of crappie. Ponds, rivers and small lakes are often populated with crappie. The major lakes with a significant population of crappie include Fishing Creek Lake, Clarks Hill Lake, Lake Blalock, Lake Bowen, Lake Greenwood, Lake Hartwell, Lake Jocassee, Lake Marion, Lake Monticello, Lake Moultrie, Lake Murray, Lake Wylie, Parr Reservoir, Lake Russell and Wateree Lake.
World record: 6 lbs 0 oz
State Record: 5 lbs 0 oz
World record: 5 lbs 3 oz
State Record: 5 lbs 1 oz
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Top 5 Crappie Fishing Lures For South Carolina
Crappie jigs work well in water from 2' to 40' deep, and are the most popular artificial lure for crappie ever. When crappie are shallow, spinners, small crankbaits and underspins are the often very productive. As they move deeper, spoons are among the top producers if the crappie are active. Understanding the seasonal movements of crappie can enhance your chances of using these lures in the ideal locations.
South Carolina State Record Crappie
The state record black crappie was caught from Lake Moultrie.
The state record white crappie came out of Lake Murray.
Crappie are actually a member of the sunfish family and can be found in many South Carolina lakes. Crappie are known by many different local names. Paper mouth, goggleye, bridge perch, slabs and speckled perch, are just a few.
Crappie Fishing Basics Video
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The life cycle of crappie.
The more you know about crappie, the easier it will be to locate and catch them in South Carolina lakes and rivers. Visit the crappie fishing page for details about their seasonal migrations.