Crappie NOW - March2016

March is an outstanding crappie fishing month. CrappieNow magazine covers kayak fishing, wading, ice-out and much more.

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Opening Cast

Spring is in the air for sure! March in the south signals the change from bare trees, no flowers and the cold to greener colors and warmer temperatures. Everything in nature awaits the warmer temperatures, ...
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Advanced Seasonal Structure: Shallow Wood & Brush

by Tim Huffman Wood and Brush. Spawning time, and the catchin' is easy. Or maybe not. But it's a good bet that sometime when the water warms and the crappie come in to spawn there ...
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Go Early, Go Shallow, Go Small, or Go Home

By Darl Black Depending on where you live in up North, early bird anglers may refer to it as the mud bay bite, the canal bite, the backwater bite, or my favorite, the old pad ...
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BnM Kyle Schoenherr Tip of the Month

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Person of Interest- Sam Heaton

By Tim Huffman Sam Heaton and I have been friends since the late 80's. I listened to Sam give crappie fishing seminars at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, Missouri, when there was just one Bass ...
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Gary Yamamoto into Hall of Fame

Longtime CrappieNow sponsor, respected bass fisherman and great bait designer, Gary Yamamoto, enters the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame this month. He is in good company as President George H.W. Bush and Billy Murray will ...
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Question & Answers

By Tim Huffman Question: What type line do you use and why? Ron Molitor, Mark Twain Lake, "I use Sufix 6-pound test line. I like the green because I probably see about half my bites ...
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Crappie Basics #107: Fishing Shallow

"March is a good time to learn and practice shallow fishing. Not shallow water but fishing 7-foot or deeper water with crappie suspended up high. For example, at Lake Washington, Mississippi, fish suspend up in ...
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Crappie NOW How To March 2016

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Lean Mean Crappie Fishing Machine

By Don Gasaway When man first crossed over the Bering Strait and began to settle North America he brought with him the kayak. It was nothing more than animal skins stretched across a wooden frame ...
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Tiny Boat Rigging for Crappie

Ron Presley Thousands of crappie anglers get their start in small boats rigged for crappie fishing. Flat bottom aluminum John Boats have long been a popular choice for affordable access to many prime fishing waters ...
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Vern’s Cooking & Tidbits: Smoking and Canning

SmokingSmoking and canning offer alternatives from traditional frying. You can smoke crappie but they're so hard to keep lit. (That's an old '60s joke ;>)Smoking has long been used as a means of temporarily preserving ...
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Tip of the Month: Electronic Confidence

By Kevin Jones Spring is the time for a lot of cold fronts that shut the fish off. So when fish are shallow in the spring. Most people think that shallow water eliminates the use ...
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Crappie Basics #108: Water Temperature

"March is pre-spawn month in at Kentucky Lake. However, the exact time of spawn, no matter what part of the country you are in, is largely dictated by water temperature. When water is below 50 ...
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Tournament Results

CAT TEXAS JANUARY 16th LAKE O'PINES 1. Guy Skinner/David Goodson 11.55 2. Tommy Ezel/Richard James 9.31 3. Willie Scott/Chris Scott 7.3 4. Jeff Schwieterman/James Rains 6.49 5. Paul Obier/George Nelon 6.37 BIG FISH 1. Paul ...
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2016 Crappie Calendar

MARCH 4th-5th CRAPIE USA CLARKS HILL SUPER MARCH 4th-5th CRAPPIE MASTERS GREENWOOD LAKE Championship SC ST MARCH 5th CAROLINA-CCA SANTEE CLUB MARCH 12th CRAPPIE MASTERS WASH. LEE PARADISE FERGUSON WHITTINGTON QUALIFIER MARCH 12th CRAPPIENUTZ EUFAULA ...
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Crappie Clubs

Fishermen, check with club/association for exact dates, info, etc. MAGNOLIA CRAPPIE CLUB -MS www.magnoliacrappieclub.com CRAPPIE ANGLERS OF TEXAS (CAT)- TX www.crappieanglersoftexas.com WEST TENNESSEE CRAPPIE CLUB-WTCC -TN www.westtennesseecrappieclub.com; also facebook INDIANA SLAB MASTERS- IN www.indianaslabmasters.com MIDDLE ...
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