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#12682849 - 03/21/18 11:30 AM Bigger crappie
Capt. Mac Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/06/13
Posts: 1018
Loc: Sanger Tx.

I got to fish with an old friend whom i haven't fished with in a long time. He doesn't fly fish yet but he is still a great guy (and I'm working on him about picking up a fly rod). We used to work together about fifteen years ago and fished a lot together. It was great to be back in a boat with him and tell old fish stories.
We run my boat up a local creek yesterday and discovered that some bigger crappie are starting show up. I have caught a few in the last few weeks but they were all little. We found a brush pile in about five feet of water and it was loaded with crappie. My buddy, Jamie, was using a 1/16 oz. white Roadrunner and i was using a size 6 clouser, green over white. The fishing was easy so we would catch a handful, then go sit on the front of my boat, drink a soda, eat some peanuts, tell a story or two and then go do it again. Great day!












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#12682925 - 03/21/18 12:12 PM Re: Bigger crappie [Re: Capt. Mac]
JIM SR. Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 7738
Loc: NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET
Sweet,.. Like that fly,..good times. fish

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#12683023 - 03/21/18 01:20 PM Re: Bigger crappie [Re: Capt. Mac]
texasflycaster Offline
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Registered: 01/18/08
Posts: 1626
Loc: Water
Bigguns!

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#12683239 - 03/21/18 03:43 PM Re: Bigger crappie [Re: Capt. Mac]
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Registered: 01/31/14
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Loc: Fort Worth
Thanks for sharing Capt., looks like a great day! thumb
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#12683515 - 03/21/18 07:58 PM Re: Bigger crappie [Re: Capt. Mac]
Jesse10 Offline
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Registered: 08/08/11
Posts: 326
Loc: Grandview
Good pics! Thanks for taking the time to post this. That looks super fun. Glad you caught up with an old friend.

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#12683541 - 03/21/18 08:19 PM Re: Bigger crappie [Re: Capt. Mac]
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Registered: 05/22/16
Posts: 591
Loc: Brazoria County
Nice Crappie. It’s a nice time to be out fishing.

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#12683616 - 03/21/18 09:08 PM Re: Bigger crappie [Re: Capt. Mac]
Adam94 Offline
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Registered: 09/23/12
Posts: 175
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Wow looks like you had a great day on the water
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#12683631 - 03/21/18 09:18 PM Re: Bigger crappie [Re: Capt. Mac]
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Registered: 09/28/14
Posts: 1736
Loc: Carthage Tx
Beautifully colored fish
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#12683940 - 03/22/18 07:38 AM Re: Bigger crappie [Re: Capt. Mac]
crapicat Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 6598
Loc: Grandview, TX
Thanks for sharing and the cool photos! I always enjoy a good fishing story...tell them, Jesse...we are kinda like that...Jesse, has been working on me to pick up a fly rod again and I am trying to get him to expand his horizons with a longer jig pole, that looks like a fly rod!



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#12684659 - 03/22/18 01:33 PM Re: Bigger crappie [Re: Capt. Mac]
Capt. Mac Offline
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Registered: 02/06/13
Posts: 1018
Loc: Sanger Tx.
Thanks guys! That was a day i will remember for a very long time - and not because of the fish.
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