Braggin' Board Photo: Big Crappies From The North West Angle
Pros4- 1Source's Keith Worrall with a couple big crappies caught on small ice jigs tipped with plastics in 35' of water while fishing on Lake Of The Woods out of Sunset Lodge on Oak Island.
Braggin' Board Photo: Last Hour Of Light Crappies
The last hour of light can often be the best time to target crappies any time of the year. These fish were caught from shore on a small 1/16 oz jig tipped with a Berkley Gulp Alive 1'' Minnow 2 feet below a weighted bobber.
Braggin' Board Photo: Doubled Up
Pros4- 1Sources Keith Worrall with a couple dandy black crappies caught in Northern Wisconsin. These fish were caught on Berkley Gulp Alive minnows in 4 feet of water pre-spawn in the spring.
Braggin' Board Photo: Bunting's Lead The Spike-It One Pole Ultimate Challenge
Charles & Travis Bunting are in the lead after day one of the Crappie Masters Spike-It One Pole Ultimate Challenge on Truman Lake. The team went 7/7 with a total day one weight of 9.83 lbs and tied Jackie & Holly Linton on the big fish of the day with a 1.86 pounder.
Braggin' Board Photo: Rogers and Rogers Win Crappie Masters Event on Truman Lake
Charlie and Kevin Rogers take home the Crappie Masters win on Truman. The team had a two day total weight of 19.16 pounds.
Braggin' Board Photo: Rainbow Crappie
Happy young man with his first crappie caught just after the storm passed.
Braggin' Board Photo: Mark Twain Lake Crappie Masters 1st Place
Brad Ruyle and Reggie Redinger with a few of the crappies they caught at the Crappie Masters National Qualifier Event on Mark Twain. They weighed in an 8.05 pound bag for the win.
Braggin' Board Photo: Ruyle & Redinger Take Home The Trophies
Brad Ruyle and Reggie Redinger win with 8.05 pounds at the Crappie Masters National Qualifier on Mark Twain Lake. They took home $5160.00.
Braggin' Board Photo: Big Crappie From Grenada Lake
Kyle Steinfeldt with a nice crappie from Grenada lake in Mississippi. Kyle and Tommy Skarlis caught this one while pre fishing for the 2016 Crappie Masters National Championship.
Braggin' Board Photo: Day 1 Big Fish
Jessica Ward holding the biggest crappie to come across the scales on day one of the 2016 Crappie Masters National Championship event on Grenada lake in Mississippi. The crapppie weighed 2.49 pounds.
Braggin' Board Photo: Morgan & Watson Win at Grenada
Matt Morgan & Kent Watson win the Crappie Masters National Championship at Grenada Lake in Mississippi. The team weighed in an impressive two day total of 26.23 pounds.
Braggin' Board Photo: Buntings Take The Win on Lake Washington
Father and son team Charlie and Travis Bunting take first place on Lake Washington at the 2018 Crappie Masters Event held in Greenville Mississippi on March 10th. The team was spider rigging in 10 to 12 feet of water using jigs tipped with a minnow and a Muddy Water plastic Bait.
Braggin' Board Photo: Skarlis & Baker With a Third Place Finish
Professional fisherman Tommy Skarlis and Mike Baker take third place on Lake Washington at the 2018 Crappie Masters Tournament held in Greenville Mississippi on March 10th. Tommy and Mike caught all there fish trolling crank baits at 1.2 miles an hour behind Off Shore Tackle Planer Boards in 8 to 12 feet of water.
Braggin' Board Photo: Big Black Crappie Love Brush Piles
Pros4- 1Source's Keith Worrall holding up a pair of big crappie. Both fish were caught on 1/8 oz jigs tipped with a 1'' Berkley Gulp Alive Minnow.
Braggin' Board Photo: Dandy
Pros4- 1Source's Keith Worrall with a big cpr'd black crappie. This fish was caught on the new Abu Garcia Veritas Medium Light action spinning rod. This is a perfect rod for casting a small jig or bobber fishing for panfish.Â
Braggin' Board Photo: Crappie After Dark
Nice black crappie iced thanks to the Humminbird Helix 7 Ice fish finder.
Braggin' Board Photo: Pre Spawn Crappie
Nice crappie caught on 1/8 oz jigs 3' under a waited fixed bobber while fishing the 5' edge of the reed line just before the crappie moved in for the spring spawn.
Braggin' Board Photo: Slab Black Crappie
Nice black crappie caught on a 1/16th ounce jig tipped with Berkley Gulp Alive plastics under a weighted bobber in 4' of water.
This slab was caught on Lake Vermilion in Minnesota on Berkley Gulp and a small jig.
Nice black crappie caught on a Shallow Berkley Flicker Shad on Lake Vermilion while trolling in Black Bay.
Nice black crappie caught in the back end of a muddy bay just as the water temps started to rise above 50 degrees in the spring time.
As the water temps rise in the spring time try fishing the shallows for crappie.
If you would rather cast and retrieve a lure than bobber fish then you may want to try pitching beetle spins and small spinner baits designed for crappie. Not only will this keep you moving but this tactic usually produces bigger fish.