Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
ATXNoobFisher, Jamesg1211987, whunt, R Ham, CRUTLUC2018
105891 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 86304
hopalong 78515
Pilothawk 75146
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 65030
FattyMcButterpants 60793
Derek 🐝 58474
Tritonman 57640
LoneStarSon® 53395
SkeeterRonnie 53007
facebook
Forum Stats
105891 Members
60 Forums
854580 Topics
12171470 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#11171899 - 10/18/15 09:20 PM Pile o' crappie
TexExp Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/13/10
Posts: 1390
Loc: Lake Lavon

Had a great day Saturday with beautiful weather. The wind must have shifted direction 5 or 6 times... but it didn't seem to matter.

BES was the color of the day. I even called Ken Gaby on the way home to thank him! cheers
He was telling me that it evolved from an old hand tie that he worked with Todd & Belinda at Thermocline Lures to develop.

Pile O' Crappie - Glen & I ended up keeping about 36



Ken was telling me that there is some green in there also. I only noticed the shad pattern and the blacker color and sparkle before, but looking closely, can see the green too. I'm sure it's also in real shad and crappie if you look really close in the light. They smack it!



A couple of good ones in the mix.



... and a few thick blacks.




Good times!

Top
#11171908 - 10/18/15 09:25 PM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
UJC Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 1970
Loc: Plano, TX
WTG Tim and Glen/ good fish. I like the saucer fish at top of last pic.

Top
#11171915 - 10/18/15 09:29 PM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
Action_Jackson Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 1439
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Yessuh...nice Hawwwgs ya got there bud! thumb thumb
_________________________
Katchin krappie...doin surgeries(filleting)...and givin hott grease baths until krunchy and golden brown is what it's all about!!!

"STAY ready for the THUMP"!!!!

Top
#11171940 - 10/18/15 09:43 PM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: UJC]
TexExp Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/13/10
Posts: 1390
Loc: Lake Lavon

Originally Posted By: UJC
WTG Tim and Glen/ good fish. I like the saucer fish at top of last pic.


thanks all!
Yep, those suckers are thick! ... and fight harder. Good stuff.

Top
#11171953 - 10/18/15 09:50 PM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
bush hog Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2271
Loc: Beckville, TX
Good looking slabs. Ya'll smacked em good.

Top
#11171976 - 10/18/15 10:08 PM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
Fooshman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/18/05
Posts: 2169
Loc: Black Dog, TX
thumb
_________________________

Custom Crosses and Plaques

Top
#11172055 - 10/18/15 11:21 PM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 40783
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice slabs. Good job. thumb
_________________________


IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


Top
#11172287 - 10/19/15 08:19 AM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
BlueNitro Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/08/10
Posts: 4773
Loc: Lewisville
That top fish in the last picture was swimming close to 30mph when he ran smack dab into a big piece of concrete. You know what it said?







Dam(n)!!!!!!!! roflmao

Top
#11172308 - 10/19/15 08:27 AM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
shut-up-and-fish Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 02/08/10
Posts: 9689
Loc: Lewisville Tx.

The hook on that jig looks a bit abused....Nice batch of crappies Tim/Glen.
_________________________

www.shut-up-and-fish.com
It's all coming together and we have you covered @ Shut-Up-And-Fish LLC
From *Sales *Installation Services *On the Water Education & Instructional Trips
we are your One-Stop-Shop for all Humminbird MinnKota & Motorguide needs & more
972 822 9285

Top
#11172378 - 10/19/15 09:00 AM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: BlueNitro]
TexExp Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/13/10
Posts: 1390
Loc: Lake Lavon
Originally Posted By: BlueNitro
That top fish in the last picture was swimming close to 30mph when he ran smack dab into a big piece of concrete. You know what it said?

Dam(n)!!!!!!!! roflmao


lol
Yep, they do look kinda like a pug dog all squenched up. cool

Thanks all. It was a good day!

Top
#11172552 - 10/19/15 10:03 AM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
tboxfish Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 12/08/07
Posts: 5196
Loc: A small blue spot on planet ea...
Nice SLABS!!!
_________________________
Todd Box
THERMOCLINE LURES
"Helping YOU catch MORE & LARGER fish!"

Todd's Crappie Tutorial Trips
Cell 903-588-0129

Top
#11173173 - 10/19/15 02:51 PM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
GhostRider32 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/15/15
Posts: 1414
Where the fish fry? food

Top
#11173362 - 10/19/15 04:29 PM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
JoMay1961 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/11/12
Posts: 73
Loc: Burleson, Tx
Nice mess of fish and looks like a fun trip out... BTW what knot are you tying to allow that jig to move freely... Non cinched and all... Thanks

Top
#11174090 - 10/20/15 02:27 AM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: TexExp]
crope1 Online   content
Ronnie Hurt'em Roberts

Registered: 05/20/10
Posts: 6518
Loc: mansfield,tx
what lake and depth? where did u buy your buff at? those will make some very nice fillets!

Top
#11174423 - 10/20/15 09:32 AM Re: Pile o' crappie [Re: JoMay1961]
TexExp Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/13/10
Posts: 1390
Loc: Lake Lavon
Originally Posted By: JoMay1961
Nice mess of fish and looks like a fun trip out... BTW what knot are you tying to allow that jig to move freely... Non cinched and all... Thanks


Thanks! Yes, we had a good time.

It is a simple overhand loop knot.
Love it. Easy to tie, strong and lets the jig 'swim' horizontal like a minnow. thumb
Also, will hold any big fish and not break. If you ever get hung and pull your hardest, it will not give at the knot.
Get the knot fairly close to the eye of the hook so it will not get hung up on the jig or the hook.
Run your line through the hook eye and make a loop with the two lines. Then put the hook/jig through that loop. Let the loop lay on the eye of the jig as you cinch it up fairly closely to the hook eye. (Kinda hard to write how to tie a knot.) cool

I started using about 20+ years ago. Learned it at a Barlow's Tackle Shop crappie seminar. I used to really like those... back in the day! lol
Before that, it was very frustrating and time consuming readjusting the clinch knot so the jig would 'swim' and hang horizontal instead of at an angle.

Good luck!!

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide