About Big Crappie

Creating an unforgettable experience! Catching and teaching fresh water fishing to every level and every age angler, all year long.  Creating exciting memories and stories you will be telling for the rest of your life.  Providing First Class service with all the latest technology and cutting edge equipment.

10-01-14 Chuck with fall Crappie on Cedar Creek Lake Texas The Rollins Crew

The Rollins Crew

About the Founding Owners/Lead Guide and our Professional Specialized Guide Team

Chuck & Laurie Rollins are the founders and operating owners of BigCrappie.com Fishing Guided and Instruction Service on Cedar Creek Lake Texas.  BigCrappie.com is also the owners of all boats and equipment used for guided fishing trips.

BigCrappie.com Guide Services began in 2002 and is the only Full Time Fishing Guide & Instruction Service on Cedar Creek Lake.  BigCrappie.com boats operate 7 days a week throughout the entire year. Services include ½ day guided trips (4-5hrs), full day guided trips (8hrs) and instructional seminar style trips. BigCrappie.com trains and employs many other licensed professional fishing guides. Most all of the  trips concentrate on catching Crappie, White Bass,  Hybrid Striped Bass & Catfish.   All trips are private charter trips for your group only.  BigCrappie.com fishes from large bay boats and Crappie boats. 

Kids are encouraged to fish and the guides thoroughly enjoy teaching kids how to out "catch" Mom or Dad. BigCrappie.com thoroughly enjoys teaching the latest equipment and techniques to be successful anglers. BigCrappie.com currently has helped many customers land Crappie records, hybrid striper records and white Bass records while on guided trips. To try your luck at a new record or if you just want to go have a great time fishing, call now and we will put you on some fish too.

All of our fishing guides are specially trained experienced Texas State Licensed guides.

You will find that all our guides have great personalities to go along with their excellent guiding experience and abilities.


Ranger Boat

Lund Boat


Meet Jason

Avid White Bass and Crappie angler.  Enjoys fishing competitive Crappie tournaments. He has fished and lived on Cedar Creek Lake for many years. Jason knows the lake extremely well. He is an excellent multi-species guide. Knows how to find the Crappie, White Bass, and Hybrid Stripers very well.


Meet Lane

Graduating from TCU, he has made Cedar Creek and www.BigCrappie.com his new home and full time profession. He is an excellent Crappie, White Bass, Hybrid and Catfish angler. He has a special interest in the Crappie and Catfish. He also, as all of our guides, has a great personality and is an excellent teacher.


Meet Chris

Chris has lived and fished at Cedar Creek Lake all his life.  He has made www.BigCrappie.com his family and full time profession. He really enjoys taking kids fishing and teaching them the skills they need to become avid anglers. He enjoys targeting Crappie, Sandies, Hybrid Striper and catfish.  His favorite pursuit being Crappie.


Meet RD


10-01-14 RD with Crappie Fish

About the Lake

Cedar Creek

Cedar Creek Reservoir was impounded in 1965 and covers approx. 34,000 acres.  Species of fish include Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass, White & Black Crappie and Channel, Blue & Flathead Catfishes.  From Dallas , Cedar Creek is about 1 hour south east on hwy 175. Our favorite thing about Cedar Creek is the BIG Crappie & fast action white Bass fishing. Crappie can be caught year around using different proven techniques.  White Bass and Hybrid Striper can also be caught all year around.