Best Crappie Rods For Spider Rigging – Our Favorites Reviewed

We’ve written before about selecting a rod for crappie. But there, we were taking a close look at the best general purpose rods for casting, shooting, and jigging–all-arounders that could get most jobs done for papermouths. But spider rigging is specialized fishing, and a good general purpose rod isn’t going to be what you need. … Read moreBest Crappie Rods For Spider Rigging – Our Favorites Reviewed

Spider Rigging For Crappie: Are you Geared-Up for Spinning a Web?

As the spring spawn gives way to the summer heat, crappie will leave the shallows and look for deeper, cooler water. Still active, and still feeding, summer slabs will disperse over a wide area, making this season tough on papermouth anglers. Where legal, spider rigging is the most effective technique for trolling diffuse crappie on … Read moreSpider Rigging For Crappie: Are you Geared-Up for Spinning a Web?

Pulling Crappie from the Bank: How to Catch Spring Slabs from Shore

Not every angler owns a boat, and if you’re planning on fishing from shore this spring, don’t be discouraged. As the water warms and the days lengthen, there’s no better time to try for crappie with your feet planted firmly on the ground. In fact, think of spring as the season when the fish come … Read morePulling Crappie from the Bank: How to Catch Spring Slabs from Shore