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#10849823 - 05/16/15 10:21 PM First crappie slime on new boat
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Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 1913
Loc: Teague/Lewisville, Texas
Finally got the new-to-me boat out for a crappie run. Decided to give CC a shot. Bite was a little slow for me today, but I picked my way to a limit. Got on the water just after 7 and left at 4. Spent a lot more time marking new spots than fishing. Most spots I picked up a fish or two and moved on. Caught 8 good fish off one pile. Stayed on south end of lake, mainly out on the main lake. Creeks were muddy, so I didn't even try the bridges. Most we're caught in 12-18' of water and a few on docks (6-10'). Silver/blue/grey colored1/8oz jigs seemed to do best. Used an electric chicken SK shad pole on 1/16oz up painted sickle hook jig head for docks. Boat did well and was a pleasant upgrade when the wind got up mid day. wink
First crappie in the new boat:
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#10849838 - 05/16/15 10:28 PM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
kodys'papa Offline
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Registered: 07/19/05
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Loc: Mogote, CO/ Tawakoni
Sounds like a great innaugural run... thumb
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#10849892 - 05/16/15 10:51 PM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
crope1 Offline
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Registered: 05/20/10
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congrats on the boat and the limit.

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#10849920 - 05/16/15 11:12 PM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
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First of many more limits! Nicely done. thumb
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#10850015 - 05/17/15 02:46 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
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Registered: 12/30/08
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Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Very nice on both counts!!
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#10850046 - 05/17/15 05:54 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
Matthew Carroll Offline
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#10850088 - 05/17/15 07:03 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
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Registered: 04/01/11
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Loc: DFW
SLAB - thanks for the report. I see your new HDS mounted on your panel. Glad things turned out good for you.

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#10850115 - 05/17/15 07:30 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
Ken Gaby Offline
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Loc: Belton, TX
Excellent first trip. thumb
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#10850160 - 05/17/15 08:10 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
cellis Offline
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Nice going. Congrats thumb
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#10850191 - 05/17/15 08:30 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: cellis]
dwmoore Offline
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Registered: 10/23/07
Posts: 4160
Loc: teague,tx
Good job Eric.Took all the grand kids to the fishin derby at Fairfield lake they hammered them hybrid blue gills.249 kids showed up.Nobody got a hook in them but I don't how.ha When you heard look out 198 adults all ducked .ha. Darrell
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#10850326 - 05/17/15 09:31 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
Jig Man Offline
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Registered: 01/10/09
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Looks like a nice setup, congrats on the outing..
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#10850344 - 05/17/15 09:35 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
Beltonbanger® Offline
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Registered: 03/02/03
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Loc: Temple,Tx,USA
...looks like a winner!!!!!!!

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#10850352 - 05/17/15 09:39 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
SheCrappieKilla Offline
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Registered: 04/30/13
Posts: 2794
Loc: West of Ft Worth and South
You done good on the carpetmunchers, those fish give me fits and keep me frustrated.

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#10852075 - 05/18/15 07:48 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
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Registered: 12/08/07
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Nice setup!
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#10852355 - 05/18/15 09:27 AM Re: First crappie slime on new boat [Re: SLABXPRESS]
Action_Jackson Offline
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Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 1402
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Congrats on both cheers

Whens the fish fry food
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