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Matt Johnson

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Matt Johnson

I spent the first part of the day with Brian Rogers (BDR) and we got into some pike and bass out in the weeds tossing JR's cranks. Managed some nice fish too! Fished from about 11am to 3pm, covering water anywhere from 2-12 feet of water. It rained on and off, and the wind picked up as the day progressed.

BDR with a 12 pound pike...
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BDR with a 3 pound largemouth...
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BDR put on a fishing clinic today!


Later today I went back out and chased some crappies with my brother. We fished from about 5:30pm to 7pm and found the fish still relating the same areas as the past several days. 2-5 feet of water, amongst the weeds in the openings/pockets. The crappies seemed to hold slightly closer to the bottom today, and were not as visible as in previous days, but they would quickly rise to the bait once jigged. I used a Southern Pro Panfish Stinger in all white or white/chartreuse, with a 1/32oz Hi-Glow Chartreuse Glow Ball. I used a float most of the time, and set the jig about 18 inches down. I had to jig more aggressively today to get the crappies to strike. I tried to only get the tail of the plastic to move, kind of like a kicking motion, seemed to do the trick. The flimsy tail of the Panfish Stinger really gets going, and can cause a lot of reaction strikes from onlooking crappies. No livebait today, just plain plastics. Fish ranged anywhere from 7-11 inches. The weather was cloudy/overcast with a light rain on and off.

Good Fishin,
Matt Johnson

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CrappieMagnet

Nice fish guys!
Wish i was there..lol

maybe next time.

CM

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