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slabbandit
07-24-2006, 08:58 PM
This time of year we don't find a lot of fish holding on each piece of structure so we have adopted a technique we call Hit "N" Run jiggin'. We hit a brushpile, fish it about 10 minutes or so then run to another after we pick up the few active fish on each place.

There is probably better techniques to use this time of year to catch more fish but we enjoy vertical jiggin' so much that we just have to hit more brushpiles to catch a good amount.

Jigging 8 ft. deep in 10 to 12 foot deep brushpiles seemed to do the best this afternoon. Pink/White Superjig on a 1/4 oz. Bighead Jighead filled with Crappie Nibbles from the "Bait Pump" was the bait used.

If you noticed I don't have any big fish pics...I got whooped!

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a152/slabbandit/DEBRASLAB37-24-06.jpg

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a152/slabbandit/DEBRASLAB17-24-06.jpg

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a152/slabbandit/DEBRASLAB27-24-06.jpg

gooch
07-24-2006, 09:49 PM
That dont look like a painful beating to me. Have you and your deck hand tried nightstalking since the last time you went and the car wreck ruined your evening?

fish_detective
07-25-2006, 01:35 AM
Thanks for the information I will try this on my next trip as our temp is getting up there.... Nice Pictures..

bugman
07-25-2006, 04:22 AM
You guys have definatly figured nimrod out...your pics prove it,nice fish again.

DENNIS BOWERS
07-25-2006, 05:13 AM
bandit, I do the same thing-in hot weather I find it the most productive way to fish.

NIMROD
07-25-2006, 05:39 AM
Way to go Debra! I see your still using those pink/white jigs.:D That's the way I fish most of the year Slabbandit. I guess it's a habit learned in my Bass tournament fishing days.:D It's not unusal when the crappie are not bunched up for me to fish 2 or 3 dozen tops a trip.

slabbandit
07-25-2006, 08:44 AM
Hey there Gooch, No I haven't been back night fishing yet. I'm still going to give it another try. Located a bay down by the dam that has a lot of shad activity and is fairly deep. May try here next time.