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Crappie Crew

Guys who love to catch crappie.

Website: http://crappiecrew.com
Location: Illinois
Members: 87
Latest Activity: Nov 12

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Where The Crappies Are... GREAT IN-FISHERMAN ARTICLE 5 Replies

Where The Crappies Areby Dr. Rob Neumann     Telemetry studies can track daily movements and seasonal migrations of fish, with the use of surgically implanted or externally attached transmitters.…Continue

Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by John Sheehan Sep 29.

Crappie Length to Weight Chart

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Started by John Sheehan Aug 29.

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Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Mar 30, 2016.

Drifting Live Bait/ Float Fishing Live bait from shore ,two different lakes 14 Replies

  In this case drifting medium large Herring over structure at a 26-30 foot bottom produced 12 fish ,10 Crappie between 13-15", a 19,1/2" Pickerel and a 11,1/2" Perch . Number 4 Aberdeen Hook , #5 or…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Dec 10, 2015.

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Comment by John Sheehan on November 12, 2017 at 10:15am

Caught with Shiners/Spinner Rigs.

Comment by John Sheehan on November 7, 2017 at 3:51pm

Comment by JWinpisinger on October 8, 2017 at 8:41pm

Carl, Thanks, I will look forward to using all of those, plus some jigs that a very skilled and gifted artist sent to me recently. I'm planning to try to spider rig and troll to find them and then mark the spot and then hit them with everything I have to enhance my odds. lol

Comment by carl hendrix on October 8, 2017 at 6:57pm

JW;;  BUDDY;; IF YO UNEVER CAUGHT CRAPPIES BEFORE;;;  IF YOU CAN FIND THEM;; YOU WILL HAVE A TON OF FUN !  KEEP THE NET HANDY !    JIGS;; MINNOWS;; AND FLOATS;; JUST A FEW WAYS TO GO FOR THEM !

Comment by Allen Morgan on October 8, 2017 at 6:09pm

John, I know the Great Lakes are getting stocked with Lake Trout, and a few of the bigger inland lakes are also stocked.  Which ones, I couldn't tell you.

I've never been able to taste a different between White and Black Crappie.

Comment by JWinpisinger on October 8, 2017 at 6:01pm

Thank you Dick, john and Carl!  I'm asking because I may have an opportunity to go after some in the coming weeks. One lake has white and the other has black predominately. 

Comment by carl hendrix on October 8, 2017 at 10:35am

JW;;   ANOTHER WAY TO PUT IT IS;; IS THERE A TASTE DIFFERENCE;; BETWEEN A REDEAR;; AND A BLUE GILL ??  NOPE !!  BOTH ARE EXCELLENT TABLE FARE !

Comment by John Sheehan on October 8, 2017 at 7:10am

I never caught or ate a White Crappie , so don't know . I think their usual diet is a little different which may make them taste a little different some times.

Comment by dick tabbert on October 7, 2017 at 10:18pm

Both the same I can tell no difference.

Comment by dick tabbert on October 7, 2017 at 10:18pm

Both the same I can tell no difference.

 

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10/6/17 I brought home 16 for a meal ...

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"thought I was stuck in the rocks LOL"
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"Mother Nature won this weekend on the Albemarle.......Small Craft Advisories weren't lifted until late today.....have to get them this week"
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