View Full Version : Arkansas Blacknose Crappie

Jerry Blake
11-21-2005, 05:04 PM
Folks have asked several times about the Arkansas Blacknose Crappie so I took some pictures of this 15.5-inch one this young man caught fishing with me today. It's the biggest Blacknose I've seen in a long time.



It was the same day last year this young man caught the biggest crappie on my boat for the year, which was this 17.5-inch/2-pound, 6-ounce Black.


This guy seems to have a knack for crappie fishing!

11-21-2005, 06:08 PM
That's a nice fish Jerry.!! I caught one a couple of days ago with the fillet stripe (I call it a guide for the fillet knife!! HEHEHE), but it wasn't near that big. Keep'em coming.

Eager Beaver
11-21-2005, 06:22 PM
Those are a couple of nice Crappie. It sounds like the young man has the knack for big Crappie. Congrats to the young Man.

Cane Pole
11-21-2005, 07:08 PM
Wish the blacknoses would set up shop here. Only caught one in me life and that was last year. It was 'bout an 8 incher. They here, but in small numbers. I don't hear bout them much.


11-21-2005, 07:16 PM
Those are nice fish. I've never seen the black nose except in pictures.
Looks like the boy is hooked!

11-21-2005, 07:27 PM
My dad caught the first one i've seen at Buggs island lake friday, nice fish at that! Thats the firstone I've ever seen!

11-21-2005, 07:39 PM
cought this one at lake blacksher a few weaks ago . have cought several in the past .not that big .let hem go to git bigger


11-21-2005, 08:28 PM
Jerry Blake, the blacknose do really well here in southern middle Tennessee. I have caught many between 10 and 16 and a half inches in the last year and 9 months that I've lived here. I usually catch more blacknose than anything when I fish Tims and Normandy, but not as many on Woods. I only had nine keepers this morning, the rain and wind was horrid, but they were all 12 and a half to 15 inches long. Seven of them were blacknose. I probably caught 20 or so dinks with about 15 of them being blacknose. I had never even heard of a blacknose crappie until I moved here, thought I'd caught a deformed crappie the first time lol.