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NC
United States
35° 38' 60" N, 80° 17' 60" W

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A few Crappie are being caught in deeper water but overall the fishing is still slow.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

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| Water Temp: 31-40 F
1 fish caught

one fish 10 incher slow slow slow in 12 feet of water on brush using a cork tried evrey thing in my box cant waint till march big daddy slab crapppie in the back of creeks and a minimun of 200 charaters is to much to requuier but happy fishing on the rock

CatchSpeciesLure / BaitBrandWeight (lb)Length (in)
1White CrappieTube10
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Low water. This is a good way to catch cold water crappie. Use a spider rig setup around your boat. Go to a creek that has deep water. Then use your electronics to find the crappie. Take a 15-20 inch leader and tie a mo-glo 1/16 oz. hook to end of line. Then take a 1/4 oz. sinker on 4 pound test line and place it about 16 inches above the hook. I use a bullet sinker. Use slider jigs or your favorite skirt on hook and tip with a minnow. Now run your line until your bait is near bottom. DO NOT TROLL! Only bump the troll motor just a little to make the lines move over the crappie and make your jigs move around a little. It will be a slight bite so pay attention. Junebug and black glo sliders are good. The jig head colors I use are blue and pink in cold water. Sometimes as the day wears on the crappie will migrate to back of creeks in shallower water. Sometimes this setup works wonders when the bite is slow during the cold early spring waters. 

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