Where's is everyone? The forum has gotten pretty quiet lately. Hope you all are doing fine.
My uncle had 1/2 acre pond that had some crappie put in it back in the day. In two years, there were hundreds in that little bit of water. We ended up throw netting, tossing back the little bass and perch while tossing the crappie on the bank for the *****.I have been hunting crappie regular. 1.5 acre pond not suitable for crappie, someone bucket planted some white crappie and they have taken over the pond and ate all the bait fish and are raiding the nests of the bass, bluegill and catfish we have in the pond. They are stunted and thin.
Our neigborhood is mostly young working families. I am retired and have time on my hands. I have made it my "civic duty" to remove the crappie from the pond, one cast at a time, one fish at a time. This actually is a pretty good looking female, but she is only 7 inches long. Filleted you get next to nothing in meat. But my possum loves them.
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He was able to get a nice tom. Enjoyed having him here and glad I could offer him a place to hunt. Truly a great guy.Been lurking in the shadows waiting for someone to post something of interest to reply to!
Diggler, I like watching your videos posted here. I'll go find your Youtube channel and watch there.
DD - first glance that crappie is a slab....then realize the lure is probably close to 3" in length. 7" and now I understand! Similar to some sand bass we'd catch - really small and not enough of a filet for a taco but my friend always keeps and takes the little filets along with the bigger ones. We'll toss the small ones back - mostly when he's not looking!
I plan to post more as we make improvements on our land purchase from last year. New pole barn to stay in. Electricity hooked up. Well being drilled. Food plots being maintained along with mineral trace and salt blocks. Planting in May then Sept.
Murph, never heard back from John - how'd the turkey hunt go?