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Have heard conflicting sides about weather they are spawning or not yet. Have even heard they are done. Was out this weekend and gills ain't spawned yet even caught a northern full of spawn :cofused: Anyone know about the crappies?

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I was out on Traverse and around the Alex area and none of the sunnies or crappies have spawned. The fish we caught were all females and full of eggs. They should be going in the next couple days up here. Should be in full force down in the Willmar area you would think. I only had 61 for a water temp on Traverse on Friday. Big gills out there. Hope this helps. Good luck.

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Blue gills will spawn typically in mid to late June and into early-mid July once the water warms up for them.
Crappies will spawn a little earlier like early June and sometime in there. (I'm not 100% positive on that one, I cant remember)
And normally Pike spawn once the ice gets off or few weeks later when the water is cold. Its hard to believe that a pike had spawn in it, but who knows anything is possible. wink.gif

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Last night we caught some male crappies. They had all spawned. We caught a couple females that had not. The water temp was up to 69 on that particular lake.

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