There is an old wives-tale that says that crappie fishing is at its best when the dogwood trees are in bloom. In Kentucky the dogwood trees bloom in early March, so if you are an avid crappie angler it's nearly time for you to hit the lakes.
If you're asking yourself where you should go if you are looking to fish for crappie in the Louisville area, you're in luck because there are a few places that offer great crappie fishing in the area.
Here is some information about one the best public lakes for crappie fishing in the Louisville, Kentucky area according to some local fishing enthusiast.
Long Run Park (1605 Flat Rock Road, Louisville, KY, 40245)
This park is about 20 minutes from Downtown Louisville, and has a large variety of amenities including a playground, a water park, tennis and basketball counts, and numerous picnic areas. Best of all, it has a huge lake that is in the center of everything that is completed with a boat launching ramp.
Many local anglers turn to Long Run Park lake when they want to go crappie fishing because it isn't uncommon to reel-in large crappie. One local angler had this to say about fishing for crappie at Long Run Park.
“Long Run Park is my go-to lake when I'm fishing for crappie. There is an area on the backside of the lake that some of us locals refer to as “crappie cove” because it's known to hold some of the largest crappies I've ever caught.” Aaron G. of Louisville, Kentucky
So, the next time you head out fishing hoping to hook some crappie, you should give Long Run Park a try.
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