Crappie, black (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)

(Lesueur, 1829); CENTRARCHIDAE FAMILY; also called calico bass, papermouth, bachelor perch
Native to most of the eastern half of the U.S.A., the black crappie has stocked throughout been so extensively transplanted that today it almost entirely blankets the U.S. and reaches up into southern Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec in Canada. It is only noticeably scarce in a swathe of the midwest stretching from western Texas up through Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho and western Montana, and even these states have black crappies either along their borders or in limited internal areas.
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All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
2.47 kg (5 lb 7 oz)
Richeison Pond, Tennessee, USA
15-May-2018
 

All-Tackle (Length) World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
37.0 cm
Lake Perris, California, USA
26-Jul-2019
All-Tackle (Length)
37.0 cm
Harless Lake, Mobile, Alabama, USA
23-Mar-2016
All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
37.0 cm
Gull Lake, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
10-May-2016
All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
37.0 cm
Ruther Glen, Virginia, USA
23-Apr-2016
All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
37.0 cm
Gull Lake, Michigan, USA
08-May-2018

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