If you are ready to step up your crappie fishing you will usually catch more using crappie fishing lures rather then using live bait. Of course this statement is based on knowing what artificial lures to use.
Let's dive right in.
Crappie Fishing Lures You Should Use
Smaller is Better
When you use crappie fishing lures smaller is better. Look for lures in the 1/4oz or smaller size.
List of lures to use:
· Curly Tail Jigs
· Marabou Jigs
· Weedless Spinners, (they have a jig attached) smallest you can find
· Willow Leaf Blades: Silver Colorado Or Gold Blades
Where to get Crappie Fishing Lures
The above listed crappie fishing lures can be bought at any department store, bait shop, or online . Most of these lures can be purchased for very little.
Make sure when comparing prices you compare prices on lures that are in the ¼ oz or smaller range.
Suggested ways to use crappie fishing lures
Curly Tail Jig
When Fishing Curly tail Jigs - This uniquely designed jig head takes your bait to the bottom where the big ones are. It allows you to thread a plastic lure onto the corkscrew and hook it through the tail.
The innovative flat-bottom jig head helps the hook stand up at a 60° angle. Your hooked bait stands up straight off the bottom and is free. I recommend you use a karlins lunker curley tail. This crappie fishing lure is a good choice to use when using a slip bobber rig.
When Fishing Marabou Jigs - use the 1/4oz size. A good way to fish this crappie fishing lure is to use a slip bobber, place a split on the line so the jig falls to a set depth.
When Fishing Weedless Spinners - use the 1/16oz size . Use when fishing low visibility, muddy or murky water.
Willow Leaf Blade
When Fishing the Willow Leaf Blade crappie fishing lure – fish the lure very slow, slower if you use the 1/16oz lure. The hook will bend before you loose your jig, you can use it over and over again.
The larger sizes work well but they break the line when snagging. Also, put on a karlins plastic Curly tail 2" long.
There are no guarantees that you will catch crappie with the crappie fishing lures shown above. But if you stick with purchasing small lures you up your chances of catching a good batch of crappie.
Well, good luck and good fishing!
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