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Catching Spawning Crappie Tips #13465759 03/09/20 09:02 PM
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Let's see if anybody wants to participate in this.

If your casting soft plastics to spawning crappie using small lead jigheads (1/6oz). If you'll scrape the Jighead with a knife before super glueing the plastic to the Jigheads, the plastic will last most of the day and won't pull off of the Jighead.

Super Glue gel is far superior to regular super glue.

20# test Power Pro works well on small spinning reels if you can live with it through the break in process. Line conditioner works wonders here.

Pflueger President (6920) makes a good small spinning reel for casting small lures in the Spring. I have some that are 10 years old and still operate really smooth.


What have you learned over the years that can save Crappie fisherman time on the learning curve?


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Re: Catching Spawning Crappie Tips [Re: Spiderman] #13465865 03/09/20 11:05 PM
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ALWAYS watch your line! You will see the bite before you feel it





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Re: Catching Spawning Crappie Tips [Re: Spiderman] #13465966 03/10/20 12:58 AM
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Don't clean the screen on the HB unit with a rag that has slime on it. roflmao


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Re: Catching Spawning Crappie Tips [Re: gar1970] #13466034 03/10/20 01:55 AM
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Originally Posted by gar1970
ALWAYS watch your line! You will see the bite before you feel it





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For those of us that need reading glasses, a sewing needle threader can make putting ther line thru the hook eye a lot easier if you don't have your glasses.

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Re: Catching Spawning Crappie Tips [Re: Spiderman] #13466759 03/10/20 07:29 PM
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If your looking for a good 2" curly tail grub, Yum makes one I've been using for a couple of years.

Color selection isn't great, but with a bottle of Spikeit dipping dye it can be any color you want!


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Originally Posted by Bentman63
don't take me with you. I am a jinx


Cmon man lol

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don't take me with you. I am a jinx


Cmon man lol


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Spawning crappie are much easier to catch after dark than they are at any time during the day. One hour after dark they will hit most anything pearl white in a 2" size.

The white light on the back of the boat doesn't seem to bother them and you can see where your casting and to take your fish off.


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