Catching – and releasing – the crappie of a lifetime

(Photo via Instagram/Wyatt Williams)The numbers are what panfish anglers’ dreams are made of: a crappie measuring 17.75 inches, with a 15-inch girth, weighing just over 3 pounds. Panfish enthusiast Wyatt Williams caught – and released – that dream fish on a Twin Cities metro lake recently. Check out the details of his epic catch in an Instagram post here. While an…

Crappie records fall in New York

The huge crappie was weighed at a local market. (Facebook/BlackHorse Farms)Not only is this fish the first white crappie to break the 4-pound mark in New York, it’s the biggest crappie of any kind ever caught in the state. For the complete story, click here. Categories: News Tags: Crappie, Fishing, New York

Blackened Fish Fillet with Bacon Raspberry Glaze

A recipe featured in the Taste of the Wild by Outdoor News from Ken McBroom

Photo by Ken McBroom  Blackened Fillet with Bacon Raspberry Glaze     From the author: This recipe is a great way to prepare your fish fillets. Big crappie, catfish, and any fish that is thick enough, maybe an inch thick, to withstand the blackening process will do. The first time I saw the blackening process was in Alaska and it…