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Black Lake Report: 1/4

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Got out on Black Lake today because I figured I could get out of the wind on the west side. Moved all over the west side punching holes and dropping the camera. Tried deep and shallow and finally found a TON of fish suspended 5 feet up in 20 feet of water. Fished there from 2:30-6 and caught 2 crappies. Tried everything I had but they would barely even look at my bait. The school I was over was mostly crappies with a few sunnies and perch mixed in. They were very negative and barely moving.

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shakojdub1425

Wow. Sounds weird i never had that happen yet this year. I have cought my limit almost every time. But we always go by the bridge.

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magic_minnow

What were you using? I almost always limit out on finesse plastics. I seldom use crappie minnows anymore.

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nmitchell17

I tried fatheads (whole and just the head) as well as maggots and Bro's scud-bug

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magic_minnow

I usually do really well on waxies on Black, until about dusk, then its plastics and/or minnows. I was on Crystal bay a few days ago, and you really had to lift your jig 5-10 feet up the water column in order for them to take it. Once you lifted it, and they wanted it, they would dart super fast and take it.

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Got out on Black Lake today because I figured I could get out of the wind on the west side. Moved all over the west side punching holes and dropping the camera. Tried deep and shallow and finally found a TON of fish suspended 5 feet up in 20 feet of water. Fished there from 2:30-6 and caught 2 crappies. Tried everything I had but they would barely even look at my bait. The school I was over was mostly crappies with a few sunnies and perch mixed in. They were very negative and barely moving.

I attribute the tough bite sunday to high pressure. We had set lines down that produced a few fish, but jigging spoons or small jigs/waxies/minnow heads enticed more fish to bite. We saw the same thing, the fish were lethargic, but if you kept jigging they would be more likely to bite.

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shakojdub1425

So any updates on Black Lake? Are the crappies moving deep yet?

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shakojdub1425

cmon any reports?

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