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Crappie Basics #108: Water Temperature

"March is pre-spawn month in at Kentucky Lake. However, the exact time of spawn, no matter what part of the country you are in, is … Continue reading Crappie Basics #108: Water Temperature

“March is pre-spawn month in at Kentucky Lake. However, the exact time of spawn, no matter what part of the country you are in, is largely dictated by water temperature. When water is below 50 degrees the fish are in 10 to 12 feet of water. When water is above 50 degrees look in 5 to 6 foot water. When it gets above 60 degrees you can look from 3 feet to 6 inches of water.
“From fall to the spring it’s important to be near a drop-off. My fish catching improves a lot just by concentrating most of my fishing on a drop, even it it’s only a one foot drop. Crappie relate to them.” Richard Williams, 2014 Crappie USA Classic Champ.

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