I love fall fishing

Jags Posted By Jags, Oct 18, 2012 at 12:13 PM

  1. Jags

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    Spent a few days ooop nort in WI. Helping a buddy close down his cabin for the winter. Of course we got a bunch of fishing in. Not much in the way of pics of the lake - for the most part it was 4 days of drool and drizzle. The crappie fishing was doing well. I loves me some crappie boiled in oil. We didn't have any trophies, just good eaters. 9-10-11" was the norm. Basically limited out each day. The pic of the freezer had 4 more bags added before we were all done. Yummy...gonna pickle some (never done it to crappie, but have had some and it was great).

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    you know what they say....few things beat a great day of crappie fishing, no wait, crappie day fishing, no, er..Go crappie or go home...I like that one, lets go with that for now.

    Looks like the new crappie call is working for ya sir, nice job.
     
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    Yes - the call works well, but very tiring to do for any length of time:
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    Very cool. You ever smoke them? (insert 'how do you keep them lit' joke here)
     
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    I smoke fish on occasion, but I have never done crappie. Methinks the relatively thin fillets might get dried out before you can get them smoked up. Dunno for sure.

    Last one I did was about a 10 pound carp (yes carp). Quite tasty. Large white flaky meat. Smoking is perfect for such a fish because it allows the meat to release from the bones for easy picking.
     
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    Nice catch crappie is a tasty fish.
     
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    Yep. Ever have pickled sucker? You won't go back to herring.
     
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    Diego Garcia will make you crazy like that.;lol
     

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