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Worms as crappie bait ?? #13705114 09/19/20 04:33 PM
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How do you think red wigglers would work as crappie bait ?

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Re: Worms as crappie bait ?? [Re: lamar44] #13705126 09/19/20 04:56 PM
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Knew an Old Timer that would fish like that, fish EM with a jig head. Will keep the smaller sunfish from gut hooking inhaling them worms...


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Re: Worms as crappie bait ?? [Re: lamar44] #13705179 09/19/20 06:08 PM
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Little man threaded a nightcrawler on a treble hook years ago on a brushpile and said he was gonna catch a 2 pounder! I laughed and said he was gonna catch a brushpile! Sucker caught a 2 pounder! Only crappie I've ever seen caught on a nighcrawler and it was a 2 pounder! True story. He still reminds me all the time! roflmao

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Re: Worms as crappie bait ?? [Re: lamar44] #13705521 09/20/20 04:19 AM
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I caught one on a crawler once with a bobber trying for small cats or bream.


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Re: Worms as crappie bait ?? [Re: lamar44] #13705531 09/20/20 04:35 AM
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I've caught them on everything you can think of. Worms, soft plastic jigs, feather jigs, minnows, small shad, even a crankbait.

Re: Worms as crappie bait ?? [Re: lamar44] #13705707 09/20/20 02:00 PM
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Worms, Crickets, Meal worms,....and May Flies.

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Re: Worms as crappie bait ?? [Re: lamar44] #13706924 09/21/20 06:34 PM
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I've used night crawlers on a jig head instead of a soft plastic. Wore the crappie out on brush piles that day.


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Re: Worms as crappie bait ?? [Re: Slewfoot] #13706951 09/21/20 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Slewfoot
Little man threaded a nightcrawler on a treble hook years ago on a brushpile and said he was gonna catch a 2 pounder! I laughed and said he was gonna catch a brushpile! Sucker caught a 2 pounder! Only crappie I've ever seen caught on a nighcrawler and it was a 2 pounder! True story. He still reminds me all the time! roflmao

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grin grin Great story!!

Re: Worms as crappie bait ?? [Re: lamar44] #13707171 09/21/20 10:09 PM
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I have caught a lot of crappie using Night Crawlers. I do however prefer jigs and minnows. thumb


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