October is a great time to enjoy the outdoors. CrappieNow looks at drift fishing, docks, rivers and much more in this months magazine.

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Opening Cast

Wow, its fall already. Where has the year gone!? October is the month of change and catching some sizable limits of crappie across the country. We also have some exciting news for CrappieNow followers and ...
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Security, Storage and Efficiency

Story & Photo by Ron Presley There is no one cookie-cutter setup that applies to every crappie fishing boat. The following are good product and design ideas that can help make most fishing rigs more ...
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October Tip of the Month

Dock Crappie Without a Boat By Jeff Williams One place you always can find crappie throughout most of the year is under or near floating boat docks. Most people who rent slips in a boat ...
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Crappie Basics 123: Keep Moving

Crappie move a lot in the fall and so should you. One of the best places to start is near spring spawning areas. Instead of getting super-shallow, work water that is about twice the depth ...
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Drift Fishing – The Pymatuning Drift

Story & Photos by Darl Black Within any specific geographic region, anglers often popularize a lure or style of presentation for which a lake becomes known. Such is the case on 82-year old Pymatuning Lake ...
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Crappie NOW How To October

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HTcw7LYh-s ...
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Crappie Basics 124: Shooting Docks

Try shooting docks in the fall. Docks are good gathering places for crappie. Also, baitfish are roaming around them in the fall. Shooting is often done with a short rod but a 6.5 or 7-foot ...
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Lew’s Ozark Fishing Museum

Photos by Tim Huffman A 1,000 square foot museum showcases the history of Lew’s plus other Ozark region people and companies. The museum resides in a building with Lew’s corporate offices and the Sportsman’s Factory ...
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BnM How To: Shooting Docks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sivGchenqOo ...
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The Differences in Crappie Fishing Rivers and Lakes with Scott Williams

Story and photos by John E. Phillips Editor’s Note: The Alabama State Championship was held the first weekend in May, 2016, on the Alabama River near Prattville and at Lake Jordan, 40 minutes away. Both ...
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Recipes & Tidbits: Wrapping a Crappie in a Tortilla

Vernon Summerlin Tortilla is Spanish meaning “small cake”. A flour or wheat tortilla is a type of soft, thin flatbread made from finely ground wheat flour. Originally derived from the corn (maize) tortilla, this bread ...
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Bassin’ Pro Jacob Wheeler Talks Crappie

By Tim Huffman A trip to Oklahoma last October with several of the Gene Larew/Bobby Garland pro staffers provided good access to several of the country’s best fishermen. A few hours on the water with ...
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Tournament Results October 2016

CAT TEXAS AUGUST 20th LAKE TAWAKONI DIVISION 1 1. Richard James/Tommy Ezell 9.67 2. Gary Sims/Pat Martin 9.39 3. Mark Standridge/Darrell Standridge 8.72 BIG FISH 1. Richard James/Tommy Ezell 1.59 DIVISION 2 1. Clay Gann/Todd ...
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Crappie Calendar October 2016

OCTOBER 1st CENTRAL OHIO ALUM CREEK LAKE CLUB OCTOBER 1st-2nd KANSAS TUTTLE CREEK LAKE CLUB OCTOBER 1st-2nd INDIANNA DAY1 SALAMONIE/DAY 2 MISSISSINEWA CLASSIC OCTOBER 2nd GRAND LAKES GRAND LAKE CLUB OCTOBER 8th CAROLINA-CCA TILLERY LAKE ...
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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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