from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of two edible North American sunfishes, the black crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus) or the white crappie (P. annularis).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of either of two species of North American sunfish of the genus Pomoxis. Both are silvery-white with black speckles, and prized as gamefish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of fresh-water bass of the genus Pomoxys, found in the rivers of the Southern United States and Mississippi valley. There are several species.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sunfish, Pomoxys annularis, of the family Centrarchidæ, found in the Mississippi.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small sunfishes of central United States rivers
- n. small sunfishes of the genus Pomoxis of central United States rivers
Once i got that i wanted to start bluegill and crappie fishing. wow what a blast my biggest crappie is 12 inches.
My favorite for crappie is a small white maribou streamer.
My favorite hardbait for crappie is the yozuri snap beans I crush'm with these little things.
My favorite for crappie is one of the easiest to tie.
Southern Pro Tackle, an Arkansas company that pretty much owns the market in crappie soft plastics, makes its 1½-inch Lit'l Hustler tube in an astounding 80 different color combinations.
It took three or four dips in different spots before my bobber darted under, and I was soon hauling a crappie from the weeds.
Here in Arkansas, we call crappie this size "barn doors."
Just think BASS, if the bass are bitting, you will find that the crappie will be as well.
I never heard anyone in Alabama call a crappie anything other than pronounced "crop-ie", no "a" sound in the word.
Along with bluegill, the crappie is a draw for several returning customers.