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mighty
02-21-2007, 12:12 PM
Hey yall when do yoou think the crappie will go into a prespawn pattern, you know the males getting darker, etc. What temp do you think?

Jason Piper
02-21-2007, 04:44 PM
Here on Beaver Lake the water temperature is usualy around 50-52 degrees when they start stacking up in channel bends and ditches getting ready to move up. They spawn here between 60 and 68 degrees. We were at 47 today and We caught a few in 4' of water near the bank! It's getting close!

TapOut64
02-21-2007, 04:48 PM
Here's a great article on the subject.

http://www.crappie.com/bruce/article4.htm