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#11939382 - 11/17/16 07:47 PM Crappie in the creeks
fishin'aholic2 Offline
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Registered: 11/08/07
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Well as most of us know, the crappie are heading up the creeks (at least after the front coming in tomorrow) and it's time to break out the jig and bobber set up and get after them. With the lake levels like they are, this year should be the best creek fishing years since 2011 (pending no floods). I have some plans to announce in a couple of weeks when things come together.

I went and scouted a creek on Tuesday and quickly got on a pattern. I found the fish biting good about 1 ft under a bobber around structure on Chartruese Thump Chubbies. Here are a couple of pictures from the trip.




Here are a couple of video's of creek fishing from the past few years.







It will only get better as it gets colder.
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#11939659 - 11/17/16 09:49 PM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
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Love that battle scarred bobber, Anthony!

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#11939835 - 11/18/16 06:12 AM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
fishin'aholic2 Offline
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Thanks Rudy! It was a leftover from last year LOL.
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#11939885 - 11/18/16 07:08 AM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
jasoniam Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 1159
Loc: Bedford
Yes they are fished Bachman last night and wow they are fighters!!

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#11940527 - 11/18/16 01:59 PM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
Chiprat Offline
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Registered: 04/28/15
Posts: 209
Loc: Highland Village, Texas
Nice Jason, Some Fat Daddies... ps, I love your Jigs...

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#11942130 - 11/19/16 06:57 PM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
O' Crappie Day Offline
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Registered: 10/09/13
Posts: 33
Loc: Dallas, TX
Nice slabs!!
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#11942895 - 11/20/16 10:11 AM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
Lovfldx Offline
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Yes indeed, bachman creek is starting to stir at night for sure







Rudy

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#11943443 - 11/20/16 03:41 PM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
Nimrod Offline
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Registered: 03/27/04
Posts: 140
Loc: Murphy,TX
Originally Posted By: fishin'aholic2
Well as most of us know, the crappie are heading up the creeks (at least after the front coming in tomorrow) and it's time to break out the jig and bobber set up and get after them. With the lake levels like they are, this year should be the best creek fishing years since 2011 (pending no floods). I have some plans to announce in a couple of weeks when things come together.

I went and scouted a creek on Tuesday and quickly got on a pattern. I found the fish biting good about 1 ft under a bobber around structure on Chartruese Thump Chubbies. Here are a couple of pictures from the trip.




Here are a couple of video's of creek fishing from the past few years.







It will only get better as it gets colder.

can we get an equipment log...lol....is that a slip bobber and what size jig head 1/16?
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#11946109 - 11/22/16 08:33 AM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
fishin'aholic2 Offline
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The rig in the top video is a pegged float with a 1/16 oz jig below it. The bottom 2 videos are with a cigar slip float and a 1/8oz jig with a 1/8th split shot above that to get the float to stand up. All of the floats I use come from Walmart.
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#11953716 - 11/27/16 05:22 PM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
lanman71 Offline
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Went the other day and none up here yet in the creek I fish..(Denton area)

That or I suck..lol
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#11954337 - 11/27/16 10:52 PM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Awesome thread! thumb
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#11955140 - 11/28/16 01:28 PM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: lanman71]
MulGogiHunter Offline
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Registered: 01/24/14
Posts: 279
Loc: Grand Prairie, TX
Originally Posted By: lanman71
Went the other day and none up here yet in the creek I fish..(Denton area)

That or I suck..lol


Same for me. Went to my local creek on 11/26 and caught 3 unders. But the water was pretty muddy.
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#11955417 - 11/28/16 04:21 PM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
fishin'aholic2 Offline
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Registered: 11/08/07
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Loc: Irving, Texas
I'm going to scout a creek in the Denton area tomorrow. I will post a report of what I find. The fish should be in the creek just not in the numbers they would be if the water was below 55 degrees.
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#11955825 - 11/28/16 08:01 PM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
Coffeebreak Offline
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Registered: 04/20/14
Posts: 177
Loc: Euless
Denton creek and HC, both creeks chocolate milk color after this morning rain. It may take couple of days to settle

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#11956837 - 11/29/16 12:42 PM Re: Crappie in the creeks [Re: fishin'aholic2]
Lovfldx Offline
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Got a few nice ones Sunday night in my creek, and lost several really good ones. They are 2-3 ft down, in about 7 ft of water, hugging submerged timber with tips of limbs above surface. Day glow bobbers suspending the jig.

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