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#3349528 - 09/06/13 01:53 PM Pretty decent day of Crappie fishing.
Dbllunger
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Hit Percy Priest at sunrise this morning and did some trolling for crappie. Action was really steady till about 9:30 am and then it shut down. Wound up with 17 keepers almost all in the 11-12 inch range with one that went 14 inches and a few shorts that got thrown back. Also one keeper largemouth at 17.5 inches that came home with me as well. Several yellow stripe that I let go.

All fish caught trolling on 300 series bandit in baby bass color in 14-17 foot of water at 1.7 mph. Lots of bait was in the area and as soon as you trolled over a bait ball, you almost always hooked up. I was fishing the Hurricane creek general area.

Here are a few from early in the morning. Good eating!

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#3349557 - 09/06/13 02:19 PM Re: Pretty decent day of Crappie fishing. [Re: Dbllunger]
easy45
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Nice
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#3349612 - 09/06/13 03:02 PM Re: Pretty decent day of Crappie fishing. [Re: Dbllunger]
preds1
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Yum, good mess.
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#3349632 - 09/06/13 03:23 PM Re: Pretty decent day of Crappie fishing. [Re: Dbllunger]
rsimms
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Good catch...
You catch many black crappie on Priest, or mostly whites?
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#3349664 - 09/06/13 03:59 PM Re: Pretty decent day of Crappie fishing. [Re: rsimms]
Dbllunger
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 Originally Posted By: rsimms
Good catch...
You catch many black crappie on Priest, or mostly whites?



I have only started crappie fishing there since last spring and haven't caught any that I can recall. I have caught some big ones on Normandy before though.
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#3349990 - 09/06/13 09:16 PM Re: Pretty decent day of Crappie fishing. [Re: Dbllunger]
sure shot
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Nice!
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#3350041 - 09/06/13 10:32 PM Re: Pretty decent day of Crappie fishing. [Re: sure shot]
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#3350053 - 09/06/13 11:08 PM Re: Pretty decent day of Crappie fishing. [Re: AllOutdoors]
DBLAARCHERY
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are you guys catching them in the main lake or in the creeks...
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#3350173 - 09/07/13 07:41 AM Re: Pretty decent day of Crappie fishing. [Re: DBLAARCHERY]
Dbllunger
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 Originally Posted By: DBLAARCHERY
are you guys catching them in the main lake or in the creeks...


Yesterday was main lake
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#3350511 - 09/07/13 01:55 PM Re: Pretty decent day of Crappie fishing. [Re: Dbllunger]
DBLAARCHERY
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I have tried this same thing at Normandy but no luck...
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