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Fill the Cooler with Crappie

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Black crappie is one of Florida's favorite freshwater gamefish. Although a feisty fighter, it is known for its white, fine-grained meat, which makes for excellent table quality.

Luckily no one has to miss out on their great flavor, as they can be caught statewide on many different baits and presentations. Some techniques, however, have proven themselves to produce more "slabs" than others. Big crappie will weigh in as much as 4 pounds, that adds up quick when your catching in good numbers.

Florida Sportsman member mcnallyoutdoors shares his secrets on how to target specks and the best ways to fill the cooler with the biggums'. He covers everything from the correct depths, type of jigs, how deep to fish, and even the right directions to fish with the wind.

It's a little lengthy, but whether you're looking to target crappie as a novice or as a seasoned crappie cooler loader, this video instructional is worth taking a peek at.

For an FS feature article on the finer points of black crappie fishing, click here.

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