Tag Archive for Cedar Rapids

Ever catch a 2.5 pound crappie?

Kens huge crappie

Ken Thyrod did yesterday here in Cedar Rapids fishing a slip-bobber and a minnow.  Ken stopped by the local Gander Mountain store to show off his catch so I shot some video.  Ken plans on having the fish mounted and I don’t blame him.  It’s one of the largest crappie I have seen.  Congratulations, Ken!

Dalton’s Big ol’ Fish

Thirteen-year-old Dalton Scharper caught a nice stringer of 12 crappies from the pond behind their home south of Cedar Rapids, IA, on Saturday, June 5th. He and a friend were fishing from the back of their row boat which had the bow into the shoreline while the boys were jigging with crappie jigs/plastics. “We really…