What Do Crappie Eat? – Infographic

what do crappie eat

What do crappie eat? Well, they have pretty diverse diets but they do have a few favorites. Zooplankton, aquatic insects, juvenile sunfish, and shad and minnows are the most common forage for crappie. The above diagram shows an example or two of each type of food. These do not represent the only things crappie eat but if you look inside any crappie’s stomach chances are you’ll find at least one of these.

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  1. September 27, 2016

    […] the location, crappie will dine on all sorts of local forage. Most of their diet consists of zooplankton, aquatic insects, and juvenile fish (including shad and minnows).  Here are a few of the most common lures and baits that are used for crappie fishing. If you end […]

  2. October 6, 2016

    […] and bigger though, small fish such as minnows and shad make up most of their diet. Here’s an infographic showing a crappie’s diet. Crappie are sight feeders, and will strike almost exclusively upwards. Crappie rarely will go […]

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