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croixeyes

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croixeyes

There is a vey hot crappie bite going on the Croix.Fish can be had in 4 to 14 fow.The usual technics are working well,slip bobber or jig and minnow, plastics also working well.Responding to questions on redtails,I noticed Jimmys in Stillwater had some last weekend.You may want to call ahead though,Im not sure how frequent they get them.Good luck to all this weekend,Im trapped with home improvements mad.gif

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Walli1

Nice to know, to bad about the home improvements but theres lots of time to fish, I'm heading out the door right now, may God watch over everyone for a safe and fun weekend, see ya on the water! cool.gif

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Jeremy airjer W

Was looking for them last night and no luck. Had fun catching gills, smallies, and rock bass though.

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croixeyes

Took a friend of mine from work out this evening.The wind was a little harsh for pitching small crappie jigs but we still managed to tear them up pretty good.Sent him home with a nice batch of crappies and caught plenty more to boot that went back in the water.With the wind cranked up it seems the fish drop down a little deeper than in calm conditions.Ive been sticking with jig and crappie tubes,it takes to long to fool around with live bait the way they are hitting right now.Ill be interested to see if the fish change locations after this cool down thats forcast...Good luck out there....

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Stratosman

Good report sir!

I was planning on hitting the river tomorrow evening for a bit, might have to give that a try south of the kinnie...

I kinda get bored with walleyes by this time of year anyway, like to wait till the water cools off some more.

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MidCoast

Agreed.. The crappie bite right now on the Croix is EXCELLENT... It hasnt been this good for a while now...

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tunrevir

hopefully it will continue throughout the winter months eh?

Tunrevir~ cool.gif

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Sandmannd

Any areas that they are? I usually fish the bluffs, is that a good area for them?

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