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trebor
10-11-2010, 08:38 PM
Hints as to where to find crappie in the river itself. Any help greatly appreciated:)

BigSandyRookie
10-11-2010, 10:16 PM
What part of the river are you fishing? It's pretty big. :-)

trebor
10-13-2010, 07:55 PM
Sugar Tree Area, close to Lick Creek,Brodies Landing. Need to have an idea how to find them in the river itself. There has to be a good way to get started. Any suggestions?

puddle jumper
10-13-2010, 11:01 PM
Don't know your area, But I fish Chick around Wolf Tever this week and the crappie are starting to hold under the docks right now, Try BG shad, 1/16 head on a 6-8 count then a slow retrieve look for docks next to deep water...also the bluffs are doing ok up here,
Maybe this will help out some...
PJ

slimeyslab
10-14-2010, 08:12 PM
Trebor, I fish the same area as you. I mainly fish in Lick, Ricket's, Cub and Eagle Creek. The Bass Tournament really hurt the fishing last week with all of the traffic. I hardly ever fish the main channel but when I do I look for a tree that has been in the water long enough to wash the leaves off but not long enough to completely strip it's Small branches. You dont see a whole lot of people fishing the main river channel for Crappie either. Not sure if it was you or not but I saw someone fishing a laydown just on the otherside from Broadies on Saturday. I mainly focus on the mat's this time of year with a minnow and a cork. Just my prefered way, some use jigs and do well.