Pond boosts crappie numbers at Beaver Lake

Posted: October 10, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Jon Stein, fisheries biologist, shows one of 50,000 crappie released Oct. 2 into Beaver Lake from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission nursery pond. The released crappie averaged 6 inches long.

With the twist of a crank, the crappie population at Beaver Lake increased by 50,000.

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