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Crappie Bite?

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Hey All, I will be coming up on the first weekend of Jan. Wondering how the cappie bite has been so far?. Was up last year and caught all the waldos we wanted, but walleyes out numbered crappies about 10 to 1. so far sounds like about the same this year...Going up with club red again, in search of the sneaky seals!!!

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You riding up with me? J/K, I'll be up there the same time staying outta the same place. When you go up there last year? We stayed outta Club Red last year as well and had great action on everything.

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wanger,

Were staying with club red this year. Been free lancing it by ourselves the last 8 or 9 years, but decided to go with a sleeper from one of the locals this year. Just kind of wondering what to expect. House conditions, fish activity, etc... any info would be great. Pat seemed like a good guy when I talked to him on the phone, but info from previous clients is always reassuring.. Thanks...

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You will be well taken care of by Pat......I have never used his houses but we have ran into him on the ice and he seems to check on his clients often and keep them happy.

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Yeah I'd recommend Club Red. Stayed outta there in March & we're going back in Jan.(if that says anything?). We rented 2 shacks at that time. Shacks were spacious & comfortable, did real well fishing wise too! Good luck when you go up!

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I went up twice last year and used Pat's houses. He was great. Crappie were hard to come by. Just depends on if you are willing to move around during the day..Walleyes are everywhere there. Mostly bigger than 17". He let us movew to his smaller shacks to try ro find some crappies, and we did. I live in the south subburbs...and hiting the local lakes this weekend!!! see ya In JAN

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The wait's killing me!!!

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Just had a question for anyone that has fished crappie on URL in the last year. Is there any other size crappie in the lake besides 15"-16", is a smaller class year coming up or is it just the big ones left. Thanks

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Yes we do have a smaller year class coming in. Several fish where caught in 8-10 range. This may not be as strong of a year class as the last boom but they are present.

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