Fishing Dams & Spillways for Crappie

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Dams and spillways will attract crappie.  It seems like many of the better places to fish for crappie are in the lakes not in the rivers, but there are plenty of lakes that have dams or spillways that create some current after a rain and crappie will be drawn to these areas. The areas that have a lot of current will probably not hold as many crappie.  Moderate current with some current breaks are the places to target crappie.  On many lakes and ponds, there will be no water coming out of these spillways until after a rain.  Fish these areas after a rain and you will have a good chance to catch some crappie.

line-3Sewell’s Favorites – Best 3 Crappie Lures for Action
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There are a lot of good crappie baits on the market for action.  If you want to catch a lot of fish, it’s tough to top the 3 listed below.

baby shad

Bobby Garland Baby Shad (2″)
Go get it on Amazon

slab slayr

Bobby Garland Slab Slay’r (2″)
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kalins triple threat grub 2 inch

Kalin’s Triple Threat Grub (2″)
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For bigger crappie, you definitely want to upsize a little.  You will get less bites, but the bites will be better bites.  The 3 baits listed below are great big fish baits.

slab slayr

Bobby Garland Slab Slay’r (3″)
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bobby garland strollr

Bobby Garland Stroll’r (2.5″)
Go get it on Amazon

bobby garland baby shad swimr

Bobby Garland Baby Shad Swim’R
Go get it on Amazon

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