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Early Fall Crappie Fishing on Toledo Bend

This past weekend we made a few trips on the water, chasing sacalait. Most of the productive areas we found were near the main lake channels, while secondary areas weren't productive. Fishing brush piles in 25ft-30ft. Typically the shad are active going into the fall, but they weren't as active in our areas yet, so we went with Black/Chartreuse Slim Jimmys and Tube Jigs. The Slim Jimmys got the most bites while the tube jigs got a few larger bites. 1/32oz jig heads with a 1/16oz crimp weight above the jig. We didn't catch a full limit, but the crappie we caught were very thick and large. This is typical for this time of year. In a few weeks the shad will be more active and we will opt for the Salt N Pepper Slim Jimmys. Enjoy the video!

You can find Slim Jimmy's at Keith's Toledo Bend Tackle on TX side and Toledo Tackle on LA Side.