Plain and simple, crappie are meat eaters. They love bait. And the like their bait live. The are several fishing rigs that are ideal for catching black and white crappie. They can be rigged with bait, lures or jigs, but you’ll always get the best result when you use a well designed rig baited with a live minnow.
Presenting your bait in the right way can be challenging, given that crappie can be found in a wide variety of habitats and water conditions. Selecting the right rig for your specific location can make the difference between catching a boatload of crappie and getting skunked. Whether you like trolling deep water or casting
Below are the most effective rigs for maximizing your crappie catch.