Category: black crappie

I couldn’t think of a better way to break in m…

I couldn’t think of a better way to break in my new ultralight rod

I found a shallow stump in about 3 feet of wat…

I found a shallow stump in about 3 feet of water and managed to pull a few of these little crappie off of it

The only crappie I managed to trick on the fly…

The only crappie I managed to trick on the fly rod this trip. They were still in the deep water making targeting them with floating line quite the challenge

The perks of getting to help with pond managem…

The perks of getting to help with pond management! 99% of the time when I fish it is catch and release, but the owner of this lake wanted me to keep what I caught. You didn’t have to ask me twice!

It is odd how often I catch these two species …

It is odd how often I catch these two species at the same shallow structures when the temperature warms up

I don’t fish hair jigs as often as I should co…

I don’t fish hair jigs as often as I should considering how often I go crappie fishing. So I made sure to tie some extras to have in my tackle box for this season

The wind and rain seemed to scare all of the o…

The wind and rain seemed to scare all of the other boats off the water today

The biggest crappie of the day had the most su…

The biggest crappie of the day had the most subtle bite, my float just barely twitched so I set the hook and was pleasantly surprised to feel a fish tugging on the other end

Not too bad for my first night fishing session…

Not too bad for my first night fishing session of the year

I love getting to fish lakes that are this cle…

I love getting to fish lakes that are this clear