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#11182778 - 10/24/15 11:32 AM Catching Big Crappie
Spiderman Offline
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Registered: 09/04/06
Posts: 3877
Has anyone else noticed that you can catch many crappie on a certain color jig, but the big fish (for me) usually come on specific colors. I don't use minnows but I know they catch anything that comes by.

I usually have 8 or 10 poles rigged with an assortment of colors if I haven't been on a lake in awhile. I will fish 2 colors and change after 20 or 30 minutes if the bite is slow.

Eventually you will start catching fish on a random color but (for me) big crappie either come on blue/white or blue/chartreuse.

I don't know if the color appears to be a bigger profile to the bigger crappie, maybe more subdued because the colors aren't real bright.

I know there are allot of very experienced guys on here, have you ever noticed a trend where one color excelled at catching bigger crappie?
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#11182805 - 10/24/15 11:41 AM Re: Catching Big Crappie [Re: Spiderman]
rockyknox Offline

Registered: 10/15/15
Posts: 41
Loc: Dalby Springs
I keep a dozen rods rigged up with a plethora of colors. Water clarity dictates what I use.

#11185016 - 10/25/15 02:01 PM Re: Catching Big Crappie [Re: Spiderman]
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My best results for big gals last winter came on the Blue/Glo-Treuse Super Fry hmmm
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#11185135 - 10/25/15 02:50 PM Re: Catching Big Crappie [Re: Spiderman]
dwmoore Offline
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Registered: 10/23/07
Posts: 4167
Loc: teague,tx
If you fish with 2 rods with 2 jigs you will catch big and little fish on the same jigs.Darrell


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