Where you fishing inside or Outside the crappie house and how deep?
At this time of year I fish on the outside of the crappie house on the extended portion of the pier facing the bridge. I cast toward the rock rip rap. I set my slip bobber to about 4 feet depth and cast close to the rocks, The bites usually come just as the line is pulled back until the bait is just off the bottom.
As the morning wears on, the bites will come deeper. Also, casting under the bridge on the left hand side will produce bites.
The water too far from the structures will not have fish. I see people throwing a bait halfway to the rocks or bridge and never getting a bite.
The water weeds were killed off this last couple of years when the lake was up. The biggest fish are caught when the water weeds are healthy. Then I fish the edge of the weeds.