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Slyster

BEAUTIFUL weekend upon us! Tips for the warriors?

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Slyster

Anyone with recent success have any tips for all of us going out tomorrow and Sunday?... Depths? Lures? Baits?

Have fun everyone and good luck!... conditions should be excellent.. post your results.. I'll certainly post mine.

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fisherman-andy

Well them Crappies are definately off the minnows now and is now chasing jig & plastics aggressively for me. For me a pink jig head & berkley gulp minnow has been effective. I also have been seeing lotsa of LM Bass cruising the shallows which has gotten me excited waiting for the bass opener to happen. I think I will do some river fishing this weekend somewhere.

However lately I noticed one of my favorite honey holes which has always been catch & release for me since I first discovered it a few years ago is now in the verge of being outfished. It has not suffered any fish kill but I have noticed it's popularity increased significantly and apparently them slabs are pretty much all gone. It was a fairly small body of water only about 4 acres. Anyhow it was fun while it lasted. Hopefully less fishing pressure & natural reproduction or stocking will bring it back in few years. I guess better to have it fished out than have a fish kill happen right?confused.gif

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Slyster

I was right!.. It WAS a beautiful day.. I was out around 7 hours.. slower than I thought it would be.. caught 10 crappies and 1 sneaky bass. Heard at the sunset launch rush that it was kindof slow for everyone.

Here's what I found.. the water temp was 53-55.. I didn't have minnows or worms.. but waxies on various style/colors of jigs were ok.. the pink/white hair jig was pretty good. I tried many depths.. but 8-10 feet in weeds were best.. using a beetlespin and back and green paddle tail I caught a few really nice fish.. including my largest crappie to date.. 13"!

Tried straight plastics.. lots of styles/colors of exude mainly.. nothing at all.. on all sorts of jig types and colors.

Anyone else have any talk and tips? Always fun to hear about other peoples days.

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bgreen82

headed out tonight. water temps were 58-60. caught about 20 pannies, mostly crappies. the wife and i both started on pieces of crawlers then i made the switch to a black and green micro shad on a plain white jig fished in 7-10 f.o.w. about half way down. pretty decent first day chasing the little guys.

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