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Making Brush Piles... #13609128 06/26/20 05:57 PM
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Decided to make some brushpiles to help my crappie fishing out since they have been eluding me the last 5-6 trips out. Hopefully this will help me understand these crazy fish!


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Re: Making Brush Piles... [Re: Will.i.am] #13609176 06/26/20 06:36 PM
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Enjoyed the video! My best advice is to sink something 4-5 times that size and green. Bigger piles are worth the effort more than small ones. Plus they are easier to stay on and fish. Green leaves draws the fish in really fast if it is in the right place

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Re: Making Brush Piles... [Re: fishin'aholic2] #13609397 06/26/20 09:33 PM
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Originally Posted by fishin'aholic2
Enjoyed the video! My best advice is to sink something 4-5 times that size and green. Bigger piles are worth the effort more than small ones. Plus they are easier to stay on and fish. Green leaves draws the fish in really fast if it is in the right place

I think the best thing to do is go to fishing area, find a good tree or buck brush on bank, saw it down, drag it to 20 FOW and sink it. Pick biggest tree you can handle, maybe multiple trees.

Re: Making Brush Piles... [Re: CrazyCrappieGuy] #13609740 06/27/20 03:29 AM
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Enjoyed the video! My best advice is to sink something 4-5 times that size and green. Bigger piles are worth the effort more than small ones. Plus they are easier to stay on and fish. Green leaves draws the fish in really fast if it is in the right place

I think the best thing to do is go to fishing area, find a good tree or buck brush on bank, saw it down, drag it to 20 FOW and sink it. Pick biggest tree you can handle, maybe multiple trees.

I agree!

Re: Making Brush Piles... [Re: Will.i.am] #13609743 06/27/20 03:32 AM
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Hopefully you'll catch a bunch of crappie off of those piles! Nothing like catching fish off of a brush pile that you built or a jig that you made yourself.


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Re: Making Brush Piles... [Re: Will.i.am] #13610155 06/27/20 05:06 PM
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At Lake Fork, Oak Ridge Marina had a giant tree blown down a few storms ago. The tree has been cut up and stacked near the
parking lot/launch area. I'll bet you could get some good brush piles outta there. Might check with Barry first....
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Re: Making Brush Piles... [Re: JIM SR.] #13610164 06/27/20 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by JIM SR.
At Lake Fork, Oak Ridge Marina had a giant tree blown down a few storms ago. The tree has been cut up and stacked near the
parking lot/launch area. I'll bet you could get some good brush piles outta there. Might check with Barry first....
fish
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I'm down in south Texas but thank you though cheers

Re: Making Brush Piles... [Re: Will.i.am] #13610189 06/27/20 05:52 PM
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Re: Making Brush Piles... [Re: Will.i.am] #13610606 06/28/20 02:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Will.i.am
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At Lake Fork, Oak Ridge Marina had a giant tree blown down a few storms ago. The tree has been cut up and stacked near the
parking lot/launch area. I'll bet you could get some good brush piles outta there. Might check with Barry first....
fish
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I'm down in south Texas but thank you though cheers



Did you dump them in Choke?

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Good morning forum members!! Can someone explain to me what it is I might be doing wrong,if that’s the case. This is the 3rd video posted that I’ve not been able to view. Don’t know if it makes a bill of beans but trying to view it on an iPhone .Thanks in advance for any help.

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Originally Posted by crope1
Good morning forum members!! Can someone explain to me what it is I might be doing wrong,if that’s the case. This is the 3rd video posted that I’ve not been able to view. Don’t know if it makes a bill of beans but trying to view it on an iPhone .Thanks in advance for any help.

you might try the link to his YouTube channel to look at it..... His link is in his signature....


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Originally Posted by grout-scout
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At Lake Fork, Oak Ridge Marina had a giant tree blown down a few storms ago. The tree has been cut up and stacked near the
parking lot/launch area. I'll bet you could get some good brush piles outta there. Might check with Barry first....
fish
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I'm down in south Texas but thank you though cheers



Did you dump them in Choke?


I will eventually but these are in the depths of the old guadalupe river. Making rock/brick/gravel piles benefit me more out on choke.

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Originally Posted by crope1
Good morning forum members!! Can someone explain to me what it is I might be doing wrong,if that’s the case. This is the 3rd video posted that I’ve not been able to view. Don’t know if it makes a bill of beans but trying to view it on an iPhone .Thanks in advance for any help.



Odd, I’m viewing on an iPhone and it works fine. Do you have the YouTube app?

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