‘Glowing’ Crappie Could Help Stocking Research


Check out this program by the AGFC to aid crappie research

Have you heard about the new “glow in the dark” crappie that have been stocked by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission in eight Arkansas lakes? To see the actual glow, you’d need special glasses and look at the fish under blacklight. But it’s all part of a program trying calcein, a phosphorescent dye, to help a University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff researcher and the AGFC track crappie stockings over the next year.

Read More on the AGFC’s “Arkansas Outdoors Newsletter For This Week”