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Crappie Fishing Videos - Tricks And Techniques
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Most avid anglers out there are well aware of the fun and excitement that comes along with crappie fishing. Crappie are a species of panfish that are related to bluegill and perch. They can grow to weights in excess of 1 pound, which make them the largest panfish in North America. Because they can grow to these sizes, many anglers enjoy pursuing crappie. They not only put up a sizable fight, but also pack a lot of meat for an afternoon fish fry.

Crappie grow to these large sizes because they are considered predatory fish. They often eat the young of other species of fish, including their predators like largemouth bass. Some waterways view crappie to be a nuisance fish, and for that reason, many locations allow you to keep a large number of these fish. Below, we will look at a few tricks and techniques to help you fill your live well with large slabs.

Choosing the right lures and jigs is important to catching lots of crappie. Remember that these fish are predatory, so choose lures and jigs that resemble small minnows and other small aquatic life forms. There are hundreds of combinations of colors, shapes and sizes of jigs on the market. This is something that you are going to have to experiment with in order to see what works the best for you. If you are unfamiliar with the techniques used to fish jigs, you'll want to watch a few online crappie fishing videos to learn the right motions. Once you have the right crappie bait chosen, you will need to find where the crappie are hanging out.

Crappie tend to congregate in schools around submerged items, such as logs and boulders. As you troll around the lake, keep your eye on the fish finder, or look for the submerged items. Fishing at the proper depth is also important. Experiment with different depths starting closer to the surface and working your way down. Once you start to have success, keep fishing the same depth in the same location. You will likely catch a lot more fish.

Crappie fishing is a very popular summer activity amongst anglers. It is a great opportunity to introduce young anglers to the joys of fishing. Be sure to watch plenty of crappie fishing videos to brush up on any crappie fishing technique that you need to learn or master. As always, remember to have fun in the outdoors. Happy fishing!


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