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#12602738 - 01/30/18 04:46 PM Bank fishing for Crappie
ArgyleFloater Offline
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Registered: 06/07/16
Posts: 273
Loc: Argyle Texas
When bank fishing for crappie, how long do you stay in same place without a bite. I know most change jigs, so how long until you change to another color?

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#12602853 - 01/30/18 06:27 PM Re: Bank fishing for Crappie [Re: ArgyleFloater]
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Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 7596
Loc: NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET
10-15 minutes,.. hooked

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#12603601 - 01/31/18 08:33 AM Re: Bank fishing for Crappie [Re: ArgyleFloater]
Happy Birthday fishin'aholic2 Offline
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Registered: 11/08/07
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Loc: Irving, Texas
I make 2 cast to a spot (5 minutes) and if I don't get a bite, I move. I also don't change colors much because if they are there they will bite any color. I will change colors if the bite slows and I know more fish are there.
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#12603731 - 01/31/18 09:55 AM Re: Bank fishing for Crappie [Re: ArgyleFloater]
ArgyleFloater Offline
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Registered: 06/07/16
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Loc: Argyle Texas
Thanks

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#12612956 - 02/05/18 11:01 PM Re: Bank fishing for Crappie [Re: ArgyleFloater]
crapicat Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
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Loc: Grandview, TX
I always fish the cover until I am satisfied there are no more catachable fish then move...if I miss a good one and can’t get it to bite again I will come back to the spot in 15 minutes and try to pick it again. In most creeks, you can go armed with only a few colors and do well...monkey milk, Black/chart, chart, blue/clear flake. That said my backpack contains at least 100 different color options, and seldom get used. I start with with the color that matches the water clarity best (or what is on my pole)...I don’t change colors unless some else is catching faster than I am on a different color) Also, I normally walk as far down the creek as I want to go and fish my way back toward the truck...that way I don’t have to tote all the fish the entire way back from the farthest point to the truck...a stringer of good sized fish is heavy. Hope this information helps...


Edited by crapicat (02/05/18 11:08 PM)

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