Crappies - The HuntingPA.com Outdoor Community
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-03-2014, 11:13 PM Thread Starter
Regular Visitor
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Luzerne County, PA
Posts: 56
Back To Top
Crappies

Anybody have any decent spots to fish crappies in NEPA?? No doubt the most fun fishing around. I love to hit farm ponds if possible.

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
Kane is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-06-2014, 03:55 PM
The Man
 
NanookOdaNorth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Warrington, PA
Posts: 8,354
Back To Top
Re: Crappies

Gouldsboro State Park, shallow woody lake, electric only, trophy crappie regs! I loved fishing there when I lived in Gouldsboro!

Bigfoot saw me but nobody believes him!
5D
NanookOdaNorth is offline  
post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-14-2014, 03:18 PM
Hooked on HuntingPa
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Union County
Posts: 366
Back To Top
Re: Crappies

I'm starting to hate those trophy crappie regs. I fish Sayer lake a lot and everything up there last summer was 8.75". Makes it hard when the kids are expecting a fish fry after a day on the lake, lol.
Creekside is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-14-2014, 06:44 PM
Diehard Outdoorsman
 
RobOz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Washington Co. P.A.
Posts: 4,537
Back To Top
Re: Crappies

Same thing at Cross Creek Lake. I think they need to reevaluate the "pan fish enhancement" because it does not seem to be working, at least not for the crappie.
RobOz is offline  
post #5 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-14-2014, 10:17 PM
Part of the Community
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: WashCo.
Posts: 232
Back To Top
Re: Crappies

I fish cross creek a lot at this time of year for crappie and blue gill I'm on the fence with the panfish enhancement program. Some years I catch a lot over 10 inches and some years I don't. I fish other lakes that don't have the restrictions and roughly have the same results. I do think that it being a smaller lake and high fishing pressure does save some fish to grow. At least for the honest anglers. I've seen quite a few sub legal fish leave in buckets while fishing there. Not in any of mine.
buckloaf is offline  
post #6 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-15-2014, 11:12 AM
Hooked on HuntingPa
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Union County
Posts: 366
Back To Top
Re: Crappies

yeah, a quarter of an inch isn't worth a fine or losing your license for a year or two.
Creekside is offline  
post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-15-2014, 11:34 AM
Regular Member
 
ConfusiousSays's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: shartlesville pa
Posts: 1,954
Back To Top
Re: Crappies

Am I the only one that feels that the trophy Panfish regs leads to excess fish that deplete the forage fish leading to stunted growth.

P.S. The monkey really freaks DennyF out
If you stand in front of tanks the tanks are gonna win.
ConfusiousSays is offline  
post #8 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-15-2014, 02:13 PM
Diehard Outdoorsman
 
RobOz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Washington Co. P.A.
Posts: 4,537
Back To Top
Re: Crappies

I been saying it for years.
RobOz is offline  
post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-20-2014, 11:46 PM
Diehard Outdoorsman
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Scranton PA
Posts: 4,501
Back To Top
Re: Crappies

Got on some calicos and jumbo perch yesterday
Lackawanna Fox is offline  
post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-21-2014, 12:00 AM
Senior Member
 
beagler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Lackawanna County
Posts: 18,301
Back To Top
Re: Crappies

Quote:
Originally Posted by ConfusiousSays
Am I the only one that feels that the trophy Panfish regs leads to excess fish that deplete the forage fish leading to stunted growth.
I agree.

Never Misses
beagler is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The HuntingPA.com Outdoor Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome