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Guys who love to catch crappie.

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Location: Illinois
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Started by John Sheehan Jul 8, 2019.

Where The Crappies Are... GREAT IN-FISHERMAN ARTICLE 6 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 Feb 22, 2018.

Crappie Length to Weight Chart

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Started by John Sheehan Aug 29, 2017.

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Early spring in my shallow NE New Jersey home lake (average depth 6-10' with a few spots…Continue

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

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Comment by Joe D'Angelo on March 3, 2018 at 7:27am

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It was a Tip Down Frenzy on this day. Rosie Reds, tiny treble, split shot = Crappie Gold. Biggest @13” the rest 10-12”.

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.

 

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This coppernose measured just over 11 inches. Catch and release form my float tube.
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