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Trolling for Crappie in Open Water

Trolling for Crappie in Open Water

Anglers can catch loads of crappie all year long in open water.   This just-before-dawn morning is cool, a light mist rises from the water, and the surface of Lake Pickwick is glass smooth. With the early summer songbirds all around us, this day promises to be...
Dissecting Alabama’s Legendary Dixey Bar

Dissecting Alabama’s Legendary Dixey Bar

The fabled Dixey Bar, named after a Civil War ship, is truly a magical place to find bull reds.   On the eastern side of the mouth of Mobile Bay lays the fabled Dixey Bar. The naturally-formed sandbar runs along the eastern side of the Mobile ship channel for...
Slab Crappie Spawn Season!

Slab Crappie Spawn Season!

More than One Way to Catch Spawning Crappie This Month   It’s that wonderful time of year for panfish anglers. The winter is finally giving up its grip. This is when the water begins warming up toward that magic temperature point that makes crappie begin to...

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