Where are the crappie?

Discuss fishing for black and white crappies through the ice. It's tough to beat a good school of crappies through hard water.

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Where are the crappie?

Postby Dbumb » Fri Dec 09, 2011 3:09 pm

Where would you find crappie during first ice
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Re: Where are the crappie?

Postby Nick Roehl » Tue Dec 13, 2011 6:23 pm

Up here in ND we usually find them along drop offs. If there is a spot like a back bay the is a bowl or basin shape they love to travel those. Or just work a good drop off from a point or neck down area. Find mud flats or bottoms they will be there eating larva that rise up in the water column as the sun goes down.
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Re: Where are the crappie?

Postby nodakoutdoors.com » Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:12 pm

Find deep water close to where they hang out in the summer. For some reason, they don't always hang out around structure early on but suspend over holes nearby.
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Re: Where are the crappie?

Postby Mr.Cumstein » Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:31 pm

The crappies are in northwest WI
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Re: Where are the crappie?

Postby Androwildfire » Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:15 am

here in Maine i find them around the drop offs and any holes they hang out in durring the soft water season.

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Re: Where are the crappie?

Postby Dacksman » Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:14 am

i know where they are... just need some ice to get over top of them..... 6 to 8 ft of water by the weeds..
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