Crappies In The Depression

Crappies are an early season favorite for good reason; they’re not that hard to find and readily bite. Crappies provide a great opportunity for getting the open water season underway. They are easily caught from a boat or the bank, and everybody can get in on the fun.Most of the action involves shallow water, including black-bottom bays and channels where crappies will show up en masse and the action can be downright intense.

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Twists to a Timeless Approach for Spring Walleyes

Author Tom Neustrom can turn a Fire-Ball Jig into about anything he wants, from a fast and furious baitfish to something dragged along the bottom, barely moving. Walleyes will tell you how they want it. Photo courtesy of Northland Fishing Tackle (www.northlandtackle.com) Some states have an official “Walleye Opener”.

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