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Author Topic: Best crappie lure/bait?  (Read 9391 times)

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #20 on: Dec 14, 2014, 10:35 PM »
small 1/32oz jighead with a 1" gulp alive minnow in smelt colour is the go to for me and friends
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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #21 on: Jan 17, 2015, 05:42 PM »
Deep water, swedish pimple glow with red blade tipped with a fathead.   24' or less I'm not sure what they are called but they are small vertical jigs with two small silver blades on a large eye.  I always call them flutter jigs, green or orange tipped with waxies work good.  Glow at night for sure.

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #22 on: Jan 19, 2015, 11:52 AM »
small swedish pimple tipped with a wax worm is my go to.

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #23 on: Feb 07, 2015, 06:31 AM »
 
small swedish pimple tipped with a wax worm is my go to.

x2  Can't beat a small pimple tipped with a waxie or spike.  @)


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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #24 on: Feb 07, 2015, 11:12 AM »
 
x2  Can't beat a small pimple tipped with a waxie or spike.  @)

lol my spoons will out fish pimples any day of the week! these things have been had to get back down to the fish cause they are coming up and slamin them! i had 1 crappie yesterday slam it so hard i thought it was a 4-5lb bass!
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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #25 on: Feb 07, 2015, 02:53 PM »
Today was this...




usually just drop a firetiger diamond jig....always loaded with 3-5 waxies

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #26 on: Feb 12, 2015, 02:50 PM »
Whats your go to Crappie slayer? 1/16 Slender spoon tipped with minnowhead for me

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #27 on: Feb 19, 2015, 09:31 PM »
Tiny blue/silver jiggin rap when there smacking!
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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #28 on: Feb 20, 2015, 11:57 AM »


just a sample of how they eat for me...
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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #29 on: Feb 27, 2015, 06:00 PM »
Clam Maki plastics on a dingle drop seems to do well ;D

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #30 on: Nov 19, 2015, 05:23 PM »
Rapala Mini



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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #31 on: Nov 19, 2015, 05:33 PM »
I don't target them much, but I keep getting nice ones on Chubby Darters;

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #32 on: Dec 23, 2015, 06:10 PM »
These are some of my go to lures:
-size 2 rapala jigging raps
-1/16 ounce spoons
-Tungsten jig tipped with plastics or mealworms!
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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #33 on: Dec 26, 2015, 11:20 PM »
northland forage minnow(glow) jig and minnow.

this red one has a glass rattle in it.  it works great for attracting them in.  the minnow constantly rattles the jig.  as you can see, i like to glue glow tails on my baits too.  ;D
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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #34 on: Jan 15, 2016, 05:21 AM »
Live minnow
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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #35 on: Jan 19, 2016, 02:03 PM »
Usually a pink/orange tungsten with a custom plastic made by a buddy of mine. Plastics usually orangish pink

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #36 on: Jan 20, 2016, 07:36 PM »
Bought a slender spoon after reading this thread, any tricks to tying it on the line. I just tied a blood knot right the eyelet. Sorry new at this so stupid questions but it seems like there are several tricks to this hobby.

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #37 on: Jan 20, 2016, 08:26 PM »
Bought a slender spoon after reading this thread, any tricks to tying it on the line. I just tied a blood knot right the eyelet. Sorry new at this so stupid questions but it seems like there are several tricks to this hobby.

I have tried tying it right to the spoon and I also tie to the quick link that comes with it. I get 10x more fish when I use the quick link. I don't know if it has better action or what, but now I always use the quick link.

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #38 on: Jan 20, 2016, 08:31 PM »
Thanks, I did not see a quick link but I opened the package pretty quick and have lost stuff in the past doing this.

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Re: Best crappie lure/bait?
« Reply #39 on: Jan 20, 2016, 08:33 PM »
VMC chandelier with a minnow head, if that doesn't work I put waxies on it

 

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