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Any word on the crappie bite? If so, any general locations to try...haven't been down there in a while (either Lake Pepin or Wabasha area).

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I heard they were biting on the rip rap on the lake. Cast jigs along the shorelines.

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Exactly. Hit the rip rap in Pepin. Try throwing some small cranks like Baby Ns at them or small spinnerbaits. Deadly tactic for big slabs in fall and not used as much as it should be. You could even troll the small cranks until you locate the school and then switch to other presentations. The crappies are chasing baitfish and will be moving around.

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I talked to a guy on Saturday who did well on jigs. He had some dang nice slabs! Maybe I should have been crappie fishing! smirk.gif

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