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  • May 4 crappie

    Posted by Brian on May 5, 2014 at 4:08 am

    The water has been up a couple feet the last few days which has scattered the crappie in the shallow water. The muddier water has not helped the bite either. With that said, I started fishing mid lake in the clear water…..12ft to 18ft.

    Fishing brushpiles around Bryants Gove, Long Hunter boat ramp and islands around Four Corners, the crappie have been quite active. I have been catching both males and females…..some 12-14″! I have been using just Crappie Magnets, on 6lb line. Fishing with 1/8oz Crappie Magnet Double Cross Jigs, the best colors have been pearl, purple/chart, green/chart and pink/chart!

    The upper end of the lake has been slow fishing both shallow and deep. The water clarity was a lot better today and should start picking up!

    I will be out tomorrow and Tuesday fishing for crappie……hoping for a stringer full!

    Brian replied 10 years, 2 months ago 3 Members · 4 Replies
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  • Brian

    May 6, 2014 at 2:37 am

    I want to add, specifically the island straight out in front of Four Corners about 1 mile has been the best.

  • brian-graves

    May 6, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    I look forward to hearing your report this week. I may slip out this weekend for a shot at the crappie. Possibly Sunday.

    Keep us posted how it goes this week on the crappie bite.


  • creekcrappie

    May 6, 2014 at 10:10 pm

    I would also like to know if they are shallow too.

  • Brian

    May 6, 2014 at 10:19 pm

    Sounds good. I’ll put a report up tonight. Had two great days of crappie fishing!!!!

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