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Will crappie eat shiners?

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Crappie dine heavily on small baitfish like minnows, shiners, and small bluegills, along with aquatic invertebrates such as insect larvae, crayfish, and freshwater shrimp. To a lesser extent, crappie feed on terrestrial insects as well such as grasshoppers, worms, and moths.

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