Crappie Update At West Boggs Lake

(LOOGOOTEE) – West Boggs Lake in Loogootee is one of many lakes statewide that is stocked and managed by fisheries biologists.

Data from a recent survey revealed that West Boggs crappie are growing much faster than most Indiana crappie. Many fish that were caught were more than 3 inches longer than the average fish of the same age.

Black crappie is a popular gamefish that can be harvested at any length with a daily bag limit of 25 fish. They prefer abundant cover and vegetation; anglers looking for crappie should fish close to areas with fallen trees and aquatic vegetation.

Learn more about crappie and how to fish for them or contact your district fisheries biologist.