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Who Else Smells Crappie Fishing in the Air?

Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by mossy500camo, Mar 7, 2005.

  1. Actually our crappie run has died down. later parts of the year and the 1st 2-3 months are the best time. As the waters warm up the fish go deeper and are less attracted to eatin. The best time for these fishes are in 75-77deg waters. As we get more closer to warmer months the fishing gets worst and worser. I love to catch them but I have todo some traveling to areas where they are more popular.

    BUT......Sunfish and Mayan makes up for the difference. I whent out this sunday and caught over 12 using a light crappie-leadjig, double up and the bass asasin speckle bodies. I fished a drop off in a major canal way and did alright. Bass wasn't bittin that much even tho I did caught 2 smaller ones.
     


  2. MrJinx

    MrJinx Cats rule!!!

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    Lucky! I'm still watching the ice thaw in Michigan. I guess it makes you appreciate the short fishing season we do have.
     
  3. git_r_dun0405

    git_r_dun0405 5FDP

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    My barber said that he and his grandsons caught 75 yesterday on Lake Harding in East Alabama. He also gave me a big butterbowl full of fillets.;f
     
  4. i have gotten screwed on local crappie fishing, you see the areas that i once frequented are now stocked with trout which makes them off limits the month of march, is that crap or what?
    kt
     
  5. AR15'em

    AR15'em Roll Tide??

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    Golf Course, GA
    Yes, crappie fishing is right around the corner. I'd hoped to get a little fishing in this week, but the weather has been cold and rainy, and very windy. Wind is a big PITA when you're trolling 12-15 rods!

    Crappie fishing is actually my favorite fishing. My brother has been fishing Sinclair here all winter, and has done pretty well on the dock lights at night. I just can't get in to cold weather fishing, but the warm stuff is bringing me around.

    What's your best fish? Mine was a few ounces shy of 3lbs, and is actually the lake record for Lake Tobesofkee in Macon. Its my only claim to fame! I used to fish the lake a lot in high school, but spend most of my time now on Oconee.
     
  6. git_r_dun0405

    git_r_dun0405 5FDP

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    Long Time No See.. Hey they are biting on Lake Harding, under bridges and when the temp is around 65-70 degrees.

    Ihave heard a few reports of crappies being caught on West Point Lake as well.

    I really dont know what my best weight would be. But we catch alot of big crappies.:) Peace and good luck.:)
     
  7. duncan

    duncan Millennium Member Lifetime Member

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    Seattle
    Yummie.

    We have some in Western WA!

    Season opens April 15th - same time as spring turkey hunting opener!

    Dang!
     
  8. git_r_dun0405

    git_r_dun0405 5FDP

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    Dang! Thats a hard choice. So which are you going to do?;c