13. Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee

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This is one of the iconic lakes in crappie fishing. It’s incredibly scenic but also boasts great size and good numbers of crappie combined. Stump fields, vegetation big ol’ cypress trees, lily pads and big crappie make this a must see destination for crappie fishing in Tennessee. If fishing shallow cover for crappie is your cup of tea, you’ll find plenty to get your fill at Reelfoot. 

“While fish over 3 pounds are rare, this lake has stable conditions most of the time and great size and numbers,” Ronnie Capps said. “It’s a shallow crappie fishing paradise.”