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Heading to Lida from Illinois the 2nd week of July to pay respects to my parents who took us to Oak Lodge Resort since we were big enough to hold a fishing pole.  They have both passed but their 60th wedding anniversary will be July 13th and my brother and I (wives included) are going to pay them their respects by catching some bass in Bass Harbor and Johnson's Bay.  Looking for recommendations on crappie tactics in both North and South Lida.  Usually do well fishing the grass tops in South Lida below the old Ski Lodge off of Maplewood State Park but am looking for other suggestions, especially on North Lida.

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Not sure on the Lida's but a successful tactic I use on other area lakes is to simply find the shoreline weedline and pitch or troll 1/6 jigs with plastics. Usually that 12-14 feet is a good depth. It is that simple and man is it effective. Once you find one you will find a bunch.

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Thanks Pace. Are umbrella rigs allowed up north?


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4 hours ago, KCDC said:

Thanks Pace. Are umbrella rigs allowed up north?


They are not legal, with more than 1 hook.

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