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Just noticed today how late it is staying light out. Must be about time to get some slabs!! The boat is ready, and the body is willing. Anyone had any luck with the Crappie spawn yet? Or mabye just a touch too early?

Thanks in advance...

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Hey GWB, first off, welcome! Nice to see some new blood around here. I haven't been out since Tuesday, so I can't say first hand, but I think that the cooler weather has delayed the spawn a little. I imagine that the crappie were only a couple of good warm, sunny days away from hitting the shallows to do their thing. I'm sure that you can still find them up in some shallower water and active during low light periods. I was looking at the 10 day forcast, it looks like it could be Wed. or Thur. next week before we are going to get the kind of heat we need.

There is an abundance of experience to draw from here at FM, hopfully you learn some new things and can share other things that you already know. Good Luck,

Later, Paul

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Was out on Francis today....cold wind and cool water. Even in the shallower bays water temps all around 51 degrees...still to cold to spawn. Caught quite a few on Clear Lake in Waseca a week ago Sunday. Had to sort through alot of little ones, but the kids had fun. The weather was ALOT NICER too!

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