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October/November 2022 Issue: On the Cover
Crappies Shallow, Crappies Deep
Find fall crappies now.
Crappies seem to spend most of their time halfway down. In 3 feet of water they’re a bit off the bottom. I spy a tree in 10 feet and the crappies sit at a crook 5 feet up. Over by the dam, 20 feet below the surface. days has never been easier. In fact, anglers are starting to realize just how many crappies are out there. Not just in the classic spots but at all reaches from the inlet to the dam and at all depths from shore to shore ...
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More Inside This Issue:
Prey Connections for Fall Walleyes
"Gimme the spotlight,” I said on a trolling trip years ago on Minnesota's Mille Lacs Lake, as we ambled our way back toward a low-water launch on the west side. It was an October full-moon run, and we'd had a good night with dozens of walleyes ...
Smallmouth Season: The Bitter End
My Humminbird said the water temperature was 38°F. Although we had smallmouths wired on a wintering spot off the Mississippi River—a spot that produced every autumn for decades and gave up several 5-pounders in the previous weeks—no biters came forth.
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