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Is it time for crappie to start biting ? #13917806 03/10/21 06:56 PM
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I plan on crappie fishing next week so I was wondering how the crappie have been lately

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Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: Catfanman] #13917904 03/10/21 08:06 PM
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It's only one way to found out.

Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: Catfanman] #13917930 03/10/21 08:21 PM
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Im waiting til the temperature is compatible with my requirements,..not the fish... fish

Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: Catfanman] #13917950 03/10/21 08:32 PM
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My guess is most of the fish are stacked in prespawn areas

Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: Mckinneycrappiecatcher] #13917987 03/10/21 09:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Mckinneycrappiecatcher
My guess is most of the fish are stacked in prespawn areas


This.

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Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: Catfanman] #13917994 03/10/21 09:10 PM
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Cork and Jig time, went scouting Sunday Afternoon. Just starting too color up, not many but it won't be long hooked

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Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: Catfanman] #13918091 03/10/21 10:21 PM
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At 12:30 Sunday, I found them at 15-20 foot down in 23 FOW. By 4:30 when I left, they were 3-6 foot down in 23 FOW. Surface temp was 60 Degrees at 4:30.


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Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: Catfanman] #13918348 03/11/21 02:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Catfanman
I plan on crappie fishing next week so I was wondering how the crappie have been lately

No sir, they’re still fasting. Give it a couple weeks. Crappie only bite, and/or eat for about 3 weeks out of the entire year that’s why the spring is so magical! Once the spawn run is over they go dormant till next spring!


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Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: Catfanman] #13918475 03/11/21 03:34 AM
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Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: Catfanman] #13918811 03/11/21 03:08 PM
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Caught some shallow yesterday even though some say to wait till April. This week will go a long ways for helping the shallow bite. Also, the crappie bite year round

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Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: Catfanman] #13918852 03/11/21 03:50 PM
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They're in pre-spawn areas and spawn areas. The 20 we caught Tues afternoon were in 12-18" of water.


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Last time we were out we caught some in 15fow and a couple in 1fow up against the bank. Crappie do not all spawn at the same time




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Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: barndoor] #13918994 03/11/21 05:30 PM
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Originally Posted by barndoor
It's only one way to found out.

Yeah if you wait till everyone tells you they are in the shallow, you will miss it. The daily forum comments go like this:

Still prespawn, too early....

They are still staging...

Not in the shallow yet, should be any day tho....

Oh spawn is over, you missed it... roflmao

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Well I been fishing Benbrook Lake every morning this week.
They only bite from 6:30 am the 7:30 am but I catch 6 or 7
male crappie 13 to 14 inchers in 3 to 4 feet of water. North bank
walking the bank. Too windy for a boat.

Re: Is it time for crappie to start biting ? [Re: CrazyCrappieGuy] #13919577 03/12/21 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by CrazyCrappieGuy
Originally Posted by barndoor
It's only one way to found out.

Yeah if you wait till everyone tells you they are in the shallow, you will miss it. The daily forum comments go like this:

Still prespawn, too early....

They are still staging...

Not in the shallow yet, should be any day tho....

Oh spawn is over, you missed it... roflmao

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