19. Ross Barnett Reservoir, Mississippi


Affectionately known as “The Rez,” Ross Barnett near Jackson, Miss., has become a favorite stop among the crappie tournament trails. Largely because it has 3-pound crappie, lots of fish, lots of different areas and types of cover so guys can really spread out.

“It’s my favorite lake that I get to visit,” Tony Sheppard said. “I live on Kentucky Lake so that’s my local favorite, but The Rez has it all. All different types of cover, crappie can be caught doing any technique and it has numbers of big ones.”