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PLfisherman

Prior lake crappies

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PLfisherman

I was out on prior yesterday and was suprised to find some shallow water crappies. It took a lot of searching, but found one spot at a dock to hold lots of fish. Me and my buddie caught around 50-60 of them. most were average prior size (smaller) i threw all of them back, but caould have sorted out a good size limit. I hope to go out today to find some more in a different spot. The warmest water i could find was 47 degrees. ANy one else caught and crappies on prior. I was about 1 of 3 boats fishing last night.

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wastewaterguru

I was out Saturday for a couple hours but was just searching around. I was kinda spooked by the low water level. A couple of my favorite spots are gonna be unfishable this year.....

Anyway, let me know when you get out next...

What time of the day did you get the crappies????

Later,

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PLwakeboarder

where were you fishing when you caught those crappies, what time of day, and what did you use? lol i should pay you for the info..... wink.gif
anyways im in lower prior, by oakland beach...... if you have anything on that spot, ill need it.

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PLfisherman

I was out again yesterday. I found another spot clser to the first spot where i found fish.we caught about 30 yesterday. I looked around a lot and found no fish in nacies cove (Sorry for the spelling) and no fish by martinson's bridge. The water is as low as i have ever seen it, but im only 19. The water is getting up in the 48 degree range in the smaller bays. Some of my goos spot don't even have water on them. I haven't looked in candy cove yet, but the water is so low the spot that usually holds fish is a drift wood beach. I am going to go out wednesday again hopefully.

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PLwakeboarder

wow! you really got into them. now what are you using? cuz i use a white feathered jig, and they didnt seem interested.

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PLfisherman

I was out today and did pretty good on my spot again. I was using a 1/16 ounce chartruce jig head and green bodywith a slip bobber. I was also using a small orange jig head and white twister tail body. Either with a minnow of pink gulp maggots, but the gulp didn't seem to work to good today but did yesterday. The gulp works good, but I don't think it will ever out fish live bait. I am going to stay off it for a couple days even though i havent kept any. Other people say me catch them so they will most likely get caught out of there by other people. I went into turtle bay by goat island and it is really low and didn't find any fish. any one else catching fish besides me!!!! It is hard to find good shore spots because all of the shallow structure is on the shore!! It is all sand along the shore. anyone got any ideas

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PLwakeboarder

i finnaly got out there again, found them and caught about 20-25 of them. i was using a green plastic jig on a bobber. they were literally in less then a foot of water and feeding actively on the surface. caught a couple bass and forgot how hard they fought until i hooked one.

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yoyoman

Hi !PLWakeboarder.. any size ?? can you tell what's location ?

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PLwakeboarder

has anyone else been out lately on prior?

yoyoman, the crappies were about 7-9 inches ... average prior crappies.... im sorry but i cant tell you where you got to find out your self.

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G_man

Hey WWG,

I was wondering what your email was these days. I think you switched jobs and I just have your old address at emr. Mine is still george.bender@earthtech.com

I was wondering if you were planning on fishing Tonka this Sat similar to last year.

Gman

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STEP & 1/2

Plan on going to Prior tomorrow. Has anybody put in at the South landing? I was wondering what the water level is like and are there rocks I should look out for.

Thanks

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PLfisherman

The access is ok. it works better if you take out away fron the dock side of the ramp it is flater.

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wastewaterguru

Not sure if the kitchen pass is negotiable for the weekend yet.

I can be reached now at kimblej at ampi dott com.

I'll shoot you an email

Later,

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