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#11439373 - 02/25/16 04:01 PM Springtime Crappie Jigs
Dan_n_Texas Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 1269
Loc: Texas
What would you recommend is the best (or better) crappie jig to build for the Spring? Please include the size weight and type of hook preferred. Thanks
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#11440017 - 02/25/16 08:39 PM Re: Springtime Crappie Jigs [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
AggieKenny Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/08/10
Posts: 1667
Loc: Roanoke,TEXAS
Any combo of red, pink, light blue, chartreuse, and or white seems to work well for me in the spring. I only use #6 Eagle Claw hooks on my custom designed 1/16 jig head.
I've been doing well the last few days with a red body and Hot pink tail.

#11440857 - 02/26/16 08:43 AM Re: Springtime Crappie Jigs [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
Skip_48 Offline
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Registered: 09/03/04
Posts: 5339
Loc: Toledo Bend in Texas
For me it depends on water clarity to pick a color. However I can give a short idea. First for me on Toledo Bend I call clear if I can see my jig 3' down or more and if I see less than 3' down I use Chart/Blue/Chart or Chart/Black/Chart, if it's rained recent and maybe can't see more than 2' down I use a Flame Red/Black & FL Yellow/Hot Orange. Now if I can see 3' down or more I like a Silver/Silver/FL Blue or one of several options on the body, like I do like my Baitfish chenille a lot, also like Rainbow a lot. I use a 1/32 Oz Roadrunner or sometimes also a Pony head and of course Roadrunners only come with one type and size hook, but in the Pony heads I like #6 or #4 Sickle hooks. I could go on a good bit more about this, but this is enough.

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#11441184 - 02/26/16 10:26 AM Re: Springtime Crappie Jigs [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
larry mays Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/24/14
Posts: 830
Loc: Winnsboro, Texas
I think the #6 [non-sickle] hook with a 1/32 head is the best for crappie, and the best colors is off white, gray's and dirty yellow. Fancy jigs [outside baitfish color] look better but don't fish any better.


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