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Bite time?

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Is there a better time of the day for the crappie bite on URL? Day,night,in between?

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We never had any success prior to dark ice fishing on URL. As a matter of fact the last few times we went out we didn't bother getting there until just about sunset.

I don't know if anyone else has had success during daylight, but we didn't.

Scott

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Is it pretty much an all night thing when their biting? Thats how it seems to be around Faribault. What is the usual jig selection for most guys?

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Sunset to midnight is the time to fish. We had fished one night in high wind with moderate success. We were fishing in the open from noon to 6:00 the next day with only one crappie, and 30 walleyes myself! I never thought I would hear, " another dang wallleye" as often as that day. About 1/2 hour after sunset be ready. We filled out by 10:00. Any jig that glows worked. Bring a flasher for charging the jigs. When they are down there it does't take a great fisherman to catch them. I have never seen a FL-18 light up like that.

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