Here is some interesting Crappie Trivia I thought you guys might find interesting.
Crappie Life Cycle - Crappie may grow three to five inches long their first year and can be seven to eight inches long at the end of the second year.
Age of Maturity - 2 or 3 years of age
Eggs per Clutch - 10,000 to 200,000 eggs
Egg Incubation - Eggs are tended to by the male Crappie for 2 to 3 days before hatching.
Brood Size - 40,000 fry
Care of Young - Juvenile Crappie are protected by the male until they are able to swim and feed freely on their own.
Newborn Length - 0.091 inches
Lifespan - Up to 15 years of age, with 7 years being typical.