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huskiesplayer15

Favorite Spring Crappie Jig

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huskiesplayer15

I know the ice fishing isnt over until the fat lady sings, but i think i can hear her woarming up in the corner, so I had to ask the usual spring question:
Was wondering what everyone's favorite go to bait was or is going to be this spring? Was also wondering, is the website the only pplace to get kick-n craws? If so what is the website address? i always have one rod set up with either a chartreuse cubbie jig, or 1/16 pink lead head jig with a 1 1/2 inch white twister tail. I also keep a rod set with a gapens, long thin bobber, with a green fatboy with a tail hooked crappie minnow.
Best Fishes
Chris

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Cubbie Mini-Mite is #1
A Quiver Jig or other small maribou hair jig #2
Small Tube #3
Small Twister Tail #4
Small Twister tail beetle spin #5

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big_fish_guy

flu-flu. pink, green, whatever, mix up the color. But put a crappie minnow on there and that's what I like using.

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Harmonica Bear

1/32 oz. Flu-Flu, I start with white, but experiment with colors to see what they like best.

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Roosterslayer05

I would also have to go with a flu-flu. Best color is the white head, pink tail.

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Fishing Queen

I also love the flu flu my favorite colors are chartrues or purple depends on water clarity.
last year I wish I knew the name of them. There was a jig that came in a single tube. They had a body that looked like a slinky with a rounded tail. I wish I could explain it better for you guys. I used those more than I did flu flus last year they worked great. I think I got them at Gander.

always have two rods set up because when you are on them a tangle will cost you time.

Rip lips

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Trailblazer

Hmmm...I believe of 2:

1) flu flu
2) curly tail roadrunner

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firfyter

Flu-Flu pink head white feathers either 1\16
or 1\32.

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moby1

one more vote for flu-flu

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fishKiLLa

Im going to go with a mini tube jig. Smoke or clear sparkle. Then a flu flu.

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Wabedo2500

Pink head/white body anything - curly tail, flu-flu and the slinky body-rounded tail thing...sometimes I mix it up with a half white and half clear with sparkles paddle tail.

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fishhawk1750

1/32 pink jig head, hook a pink and white tube on its side, crappie minnow through tail, pitch and hold on!

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Chad Anderson

i go with either a flu flu or a small little joe crappie jig both tipped with a crappie minnow, thats all ill ever use!

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JiggingSpoon

I would go with the beetle spin, it is the most fun

I believe the slinky body, round tail jig that comes in the single tube is the Cubby jig, they do work excellent, for those of you who were describing it,

JS

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Harmonica Bear

Yeah, I'd give the beatle-spin a close second, the only problem is all those pesky spring bass that just won't leave the darn thing alone. I hate that! grin.gif

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Fishing Queen

thanks JS
My old age must be catching up with me. I could not remember what it was called.

Rip Lips

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LuckBites

1 inch Berkley power bait tube jig, BLACK, orange or yellow jig head. They have changed the colors to all those multi & florescents. Anytime I come across the black ones I buy them out. Anyone seen the black ones yet this spring? I know I can always count on Cabelas having them but looking for a place in the metro. Any help would be appreciated!

2nd favorite is a flu flu.

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LuckBites

1 inch Berkley power bait tube jig, BLACK, orange or yellow jig head. They have changed the colors to all those multi & florescents. Anytime I come across the black ones I buy them out. Anyone seen the black ones yet this spring? I know I can always count on Cabelas having them but looking for a place in the metro. Any help would be appreciated!

2nd favorite is a flu flu.

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hanronson

Flu-Flu for numbers and a 1/16oz Fuz-e-grub with a small fathead for slabs.

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Fishing_Fool

One more for the Flu-Flu, any color or combination thereof. Second would be a beetle spin but later in the year.

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Matt Johnson

I like the line of Southern Pro plastics for my spring crappie fishing. A wide variety of styles and colors to choose from to accompany any situation.

Another hot choice that is going to be a hot item this spring for crappies is the Baby Kick-n-Craw in the 1.5 inch size. These babies have some great action and should trigger a lot of spring time crappies, as well as crappies throughout the open water season.

And then there is the good ol' trusty Beetle Spin, always a good choice for crappies. I've also been throwing a lot of small spinner baits similiar to the Beetle Spin for crappies and gills. Bass and pike like them too wink.gif

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Matt Johnson

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CrappieMagnet

I'm not telling....Only a few peeps know.

Good luck this year all!

CM

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BDR

Small Ratso or Ratfinkee and tipped when I can find it I like the fresh water shrimp.

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fishnutbob

My favorite Flu Flu Pink and white Bait or no bait, then small jig with the tiny tubes,the tubes come in the kits with a rainbow of colors.

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Maximum12

OK, as some of you know, I only started fishing for crappies late this winter, so here's a really stupid question:

Do you tip flu-flus with anything, or are they just used alone?

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