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How do I know when it is time to start crappie fishing?

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  • How do I know when it is time to start crappie fishing?

    How do I know when it is time to start crappie fishing?

  • #2
    its not time, its weather. when the sun is hot, crappie will get shallow to warm up ASAP. I was catching them yesterday from shore in 4 ft of water. As long as the sun is heating up whatever is dark in color, most fish, especially crappy, move towards shallow water.

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    • #3
      Trial and error my SON!

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      • #4
        They were biting in Mississippi last week but I have no idea what the weather there might have been but I agree with evspence as per his comment and from what I remember fishing for these fine fish decades ago. Seemed like the hotter the better in some reservoirs and lakes.

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        • #5
          Just put your poles in the water you'll find out when you catch one.

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          • #6
            I live in Texas and one of the easiest ways to find out when crappie bite is in full swing is too look for Dogwoods Blooming, when these trees are in full bloom which is happening as we speak the crappie bite is always on.

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            • #7
              dwaynez is right, when the dogwoods bloom its time! I went yesterday and caught some nice ones and I will be going back today when It worms up a bit.

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              • #8
                I agree with dwaynez answer!

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                • #9
                  I agree with dwaynez answer!

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                  • #10
                    I agree with dwaynez answer!

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                    • #11
                      I agree with dwaynez answer!

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                      • #12
                        I agree with dwaynez answer!

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                        • #13
                          I agree with dwaynez answer!

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                          • #14
                            I agree with dwaynez answer!

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                            • #15
                              I agree with dwaynez answer!

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