Fall Fishing Tips for Crappie

October 24, 2013 2:14 pm0 commentsViews: 137

Lindy fishing Tackle has a few tips for October Crappie fishing in smaller northern lakes.  Worth a little cold weather to get a ton of crappies? You bet.


Fall is prime time to catch big numbers of slab crappies and prepare for ice fishing in the process. It’s easy, too. Armed with a few basic tenets of autumn fish location and behavior, you can score great catches now while laying a solid foundation for hard-water success.

Crappie Location
In many northern systems, crappies often keep to their summer ways throughout September. But the first cold fronts of October typically push the fish away from near-shore weedlines into deeper water. “On small lakes, look for the deepest water available,” says legendary iceman and longtime Lindy pro Dave Genz. “Other areas that can hold fish include narrows between sunken islands and shore, and inside turns where deep water cuts into a flat.”

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