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Weekend adventure, they were biting hard and inhaling the bait.


Me with a pumpkin, measured a solid 8.5" but oz for oz, was the strongest fish I caught during the day. On my ultra-light pole with 4pound line felt like a walleye laugh


9.5" bluegill (big ole lower lip haha)


9.75" bluegill (this was a monster fight as well)


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Tanks is right! The ultra light rods make it real fun.I picked one up a few months back and they sure make it feel like a bass is on.

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@46and2 - the back of the boat was in 9FOW, and I think there was a very steep drop off. So my guess was 10-12FOW.

They were pretty shallow for it being summer and all but close to the weeds still.

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The boys having fun catching crappies near Itasca State Park. Chartreuse 1/16th ounce jigs with a 1" Gulp Alive pearl twister tail. Casting towards the weeds and slow retrieving.



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Finding them in my Yak very shallow in weeds, another nice one yesterday...12" and 5" top to bottom...put up a great fight, fun with the UL. Caught many in the 9-11" range....all very aggressive. May have to try this spot early ice!!!


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West Metro Lake Slab

13.7-14" Crappie

Cabela's Easy Touch 28" rod w. JR's Tackle Tungsten Waxie Perch color tipped w/ Euro

Drag was too looose! But I still landed the beast

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