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earl

Biggest Crappie of the year so far...

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earl

My sister pulled up a crappy on saturday. Her line broke as it was coming into the hole... I dropped down, crammed both arms into the 8" hole and pulled out a 1 lb. 9 oz. crappie, 15". Biggest so far this year for our house! Decent sizes have been few and far between, but man that was a nice fish! I'll put a picture up when I get it developed, but it could be a while. Last year we had a 1 lb. 7 oz and a 1 lb. 8 oz. both about 14.5". We have a little digital scale we check them on when they are decent. Anybody else getting sizes like this?

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stretch

ya i have caught a few crappies that size this season. i have a blast when i pull something like that through the hole.

oh welcome aboard earl.

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blackdog1101

That's a terrific crappie. Nice job making the save! wink

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jigginjim

That is a dandy Crappie, I going to mount it?

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pdk511

nice!

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BartmanMN

Nice save for sure.

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