2023 Course

Crappie University instructors and topics change annually. Even if a Crappie U class was held at the same location last year, an all-new curriculum is slated for this year. Please see current locations, instructors and topics here.

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Crappie Advanced Livescoping

Garmin LiveScope and other forward-facing sonar units have changed the game in finding and catching crappie. This is an accelerated-level class around use of such units, including optimal sonar settings, understanding transducer “view” and perspectives, dialing-in on seeing your jig, and how to put your lure in a crappie’s face and trigger strikes. Explore common myths about forward-facing sonar technology can and can’t do, and lessons learned from instructors troubleshooting some of the most common problems. Q&A session. Registration includes a lure sample pack and entry into prize drawings.
$69 registration fee includes instruction, a lure sample pack, break-time snacks and entry into door-prize drawings.



  • Rigging/View Perspectives/Troubleshooting
  • Jim Neal

  • Settings/Dialing In/Catching
  • Dustin McDaniel

Oklahoma Crappie Fishing Unplugged

No matter your skill level, you will discover everything you need to know on how to catch crappie in Oklahoma. You will learn about proven gear – lines, knots, lures, jigheads, rod and reels, sonar and techniques – and all the lingo that goes along with each. You can sign up for any one of the three classes individually, or take advantage of a discounted rate for cost savings when you select to attend all three nights. The course is designed to help shorten the learning curve on catching crappie throughout the Sooner State.