4/19 Better than Crappie Sliders??

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4/19 Better than Crappie Sliders??

Postby RonG » Apr Thu 20, 2017 12:16 pm

I am so sick of the wind. Is this the windiest spring on record? I don't know, you tell me Cheryl Scott...

I fished 4/19 at the pond of five that gave the biggest crappies on Sunday. I was using the usual, Crappie Sliders and it was pretty slow. I had a break off and after retying, decided to try these Strike King Mr. Crappie lures I bought a few weeks ago.

Not my photo, but the ones on the bottom are the ones I purchased. (well, actually got for free with my Dick's credit card bucks)

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They are called The

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I got a crappie on my first cast, then proceeded to do the "fish every cast thing". Wow!

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Next I tried another Mr. Crappie called:

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It worked quite well too but not as hot as the joker. After 16 landed fish, the bite went deader than when I first arrived. That told me that the fish were not present in #s when I was casting the Crappie Sliders and that coincedentally a school moved in right at the time I switched to the Mr. Crappie lures. Regardless, the lures worked great and are further proof that crappies are really dumb creatures.

Just before dark, I tried the Jokers at the Mud Pipe pond and the mud crappies went bonkers for them too. :thumbup: They are much more durable than Sliders, so I'll be using them more often in the future.
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Re: 4/19 Better than Crappie Sliders??

Postby joetrain » Apr Thu 20, 2017 12:56 pm

Ron are those made of elaztec? Zman makes plastic for Strike King and the Zman elaztec is just about bombproof.
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Re: 4/19 Better than Crappie Sliders??

Postby Rambler » Apr Thu 20, 2017 12:57 pm

I use those crappie thunders for bass on Salt Creek. I put a safety pin spinner on them. They work pretty good.
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Re: 4/19 Better than Crappie Sliders??

Postby RonG » Apr Thu 20, 2017 1:18 pm

joetrain wrote:Ron are those made of elaztec? Zman makes plastic for Strike King and the Zman elaztec is just about bombproof.
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Not sure.

Nothing on the package or that I could find online, but they sure are tough.
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Re: 4/19 Better than Crappie Sliders??

Postby joetrain » Apr Thu 20, 2017 1:21 pm

If they stretch like your old Stretch Armstrong doll then they are elaztec.
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Re: 4/19 Better than Crappie Sliders??

Postby Aux Pleins » Apr Thu 20, 2017 5:26 pm

Man that middle bag, blue/silver :thumbup:
Nature and shit.
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Re: 4/19 Better than Crappie Sliders??

Postby minstrel » Apr Thu 20, 2017 6:53 pm

Wednesday wednesday WEDNESDAY... Crappie CRAPPIE THUNDER *echo* tHUNder!! :P

Shows that even crappie fall for marketing...
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