Fishing for Suspended Crappie

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Fishing for and catching suspended crappie can be challenging.  When crappie suspend and roam in open water, they may be anywhere from 10 to 25 feet down, but they can easily be over water 60 feet deep or even deeper.  These suspended crappie are usually out in cooler water following the thermocline once it sets in the summer.  They will also follow bait fish into open water as well.  If you can find these fish on your electronics and you can stay over them, there is a good chance you can put a bunch of them in the boat.  Finding them and staying on them is the challenging part.

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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