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Nine-Inch Crappie Limit Lifted on Public Waters 500 Acres and Smaller
June 10, 2005
It is now lawful for anglers to possess crappie of any size, that were legally taken from
Crappie populations fluctuate substantially in
Waters already exempt from the nine-inch crappie limit include state-owned public fishing lakes, the reciprocal waters of the Chattahoochee River and Impoundments and their tributaries, Bear Creek Reservoir (Big Bear Lake of the B.C.D.A. Lakes), Lake Jackson at Florala and Weiss Reservoir. Currently, it is unlawful to possess crappie less than 10 inches in total length at Weiss Reservoir.
The daily creel, possession and size limit for crappie in federally-owned and managed ponds and fishing lakes in the State of
Additional information about fish and fisheries programs is available on the Fisheries Section of this web site. For more information email Nick Nichols, Assistant Fisheries Chief of Research, or call (334) 242-3471.
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