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does anyone know of any hot lakes in the area for ice-out crappies?

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most lakes will have red hot fishing this time of year for panfish. They will be making their way in to get a belly full before spawning, then they will be in spawning. The females will come after the males, and these are the big fish that are fun to catch. Just try not to take too many. It is good to let them spawn to keep good fishing for years to come.

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Around this time of the year I wouldnt think about keeping spawning or close to spawning fish. I feel bad in the winter when I take a crappie full of eggs! Its a lot of fun sometimes to throw some monsters back.

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Yeah you are right. I really like the release shots that you get while you are holing your fish in the water reviving it. Makes you feel good when you catch one and release it.

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