14.5 inch Black Crappie

Sunday, December 17, 2017
Crappie, Black
14.5 inches

Special thanks to the Geving Brothers for the chance at this fish. 

After catching 2 crappies over 11 inches back to back I took out my walleye rod with a ripping rap to entice this beauty and shatter my previous PB by over 2 inches.

What a way to start out the 2017-18 ice fishing season.


Casey Shanaberger's picture

Gosh that is a noice fish to get through the ice! I love those colors that winter fish get.


That snowy background makes the catch 100x more epic too!

FP4LifesDad's picture

Nice papermouth buddy congrats!


Cast_and_Blast's picture

Now that's a SLAB!

andy's picture

Was fun to watch you get excited catching this big slab, after a great morning of fishing.  I think we landed 6/7 on pike tipups, then when we decided to look for crappies O4L found a school of big ones.  Good time!

Outdoors4life's picture

Andy got to see me pretty pumped. That crappie came after a couple of days fishing. The fish got caught at the bottom of the hole and Andy and I both saw it was a big one. I did not realize how nice until it was topside. JK popped another almost 14 inches long right after out of the same hole.

I cleaned 5 crappies and weighed it in at 2.5 pounds of meat, just incredible. 

I can't wait until we can share more photos and video from the weekend. For me, it was a weekend of healing at an amazing wilderness. I feel recharged and ready to go.

Jason E.'s picture

Beautiful fish!  A true trophy.