View Full Version : Crowded Crappie anyone ?

05-31-2016, 07:53 AM
We went to visit my fathers resting place yesterday , he was a Korean war veteran in the U S Navy :highfive
So after we visit him, about 20 miles down the road we always stop and swim and i typically drop a jig while we visit as well .its a state park thats always crowded this time of year . the water is beautiful and the place is very nice . So even though we past major flooding in many rivers and spots along the way i was pretty sure it would be a nice stop .
We swam a bit and i spanked the local crappie quite well . The "fishing" dock was packed and one little fella was really drooling at the crappie i was rippin so i gave him a plastic tadpole body blue sparkle back and pearl belly and a fixed float and showed him what the deal was . he quickly managed a beautiful bass and 2 crappie and one of the crappie was a nice one :biggrin
and i used a "test" jig a bud tied up for me .....
sure was nice day to go out after the storms passed ....
the crappie were 6 to 9 foot down in about 14 to 16 foot of water on a brush pile ....
seemed like they wanted it drug by them real slowly under a float to me ....
used an old Berkley cherry wood 2 pc. 7 footer and 6 pound test ....
until my next visit here , hope everyone has a great day :ThumbsUp

SKs Crappie Catching Adventures
05-31-2016, 10:55 AM
Although the trip consisted of a lot of other good things that ketchn was top notch.....WTG Bud....

05-31-2016, 11:26 AM
Great post :highfive

05-31-2016, 11:28 AM
Great report

05-31-2016, 12:40 PM
Good job Ketchn. You probably started that young'n on many years of Crappie fishing.

05-31-2016, 12:43 PM
Wow! Nice crappie. Thanks for sharing the post and pictures.

05-31-2016, 12:44 PM
Great job! Way to go helping that kid out.

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05-31-2016, 03:12 PM
Special thanks to you dad!!!! His service is greatly appreciated...

Great report- glad you took the time to teach another how to fish.

05-31-2016, 04:23 PM
We thank your father for his service. The fishing report is icing on the cake, thanks for that as well.

05-31-2016, 06:32 PM
We thank your father for his service. The fishing report is icing on the cake, thanks for that as well.

Couldn't have said it better myself!

06-02-2016, 07:40 AM
as far as the young one goes he was already good at ketchn fish he just needed a tip or 2 to ketch them paperlips :ThumbsUp
and thank you all for the kind words about my dad as well :cheers2