Fishing for Crappie around Rocks & Boulders

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Rocks and boulders will definitely hold some crappie, especially if the lake doesn’t have much timber and brush along the shorelines.  In deeper water, large boulders will hold some crappie during the early spring, summer and fall.  During the spring, wind-blown, rocky shorelines are great places to target pre-spawn crappie.  On warmer days, these fish will move closer to the shoreline for the warmer water and to feed on small minnows.

Rock piles will also hold crappie.  Shallow water rock piles are great places to fish in the spring and at night during the summer.  Deep water rock piles are great places to fish for crappie from summer through winter.

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″)
Go get it on Amazon

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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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