Category: crappie

I love it when the crappie go shallow

I love it when the crappie go shallow

I love my little backwater creeks, you really …

I love my little backwater creeks, you really never know what fish you are going to catch

Right after this little guy I lost my favorite…

Right after this little guy I lost my favorite jig, it treated me well and caught so many fish. I suppose it is time to tie up another batch

The fish were so close to the bank today I cou…

The fish were so close to the bank today I could have targeted them with a cane pole, I think I might just do that next time

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

I had to weed through a lot of Bluegill before…

I had to weed through a lot of Bluegill before I finally fooled my first White Crappie of the day

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

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