1. Crappie were chasing the bait fish in the shallows

    14 in. Crappie with a jugs

  2. 6 at 2+Lbs

    2 lb. 2 oz. 16 in. Crappie with a jigs

    1. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      Thanks everyone!
    2. Tim Steinmetz 0
      Now those are some slab crappies! Nice catch!
    3. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      Well I guess we will have plenty of water this summer. It's making it tough to "shoot docks" though. Been shooting up under hanging boats...
    4. Helena Nash 0
      Awesome catches
    5. Brandie Knight 0
      Way to go Bobby!!! What do you think of all this rain!?!?!
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  3. Shooting one dock, for one hour

    Crappie with a jigs

    1. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      Still very stained from so much rain
    2. Eddie Dillow 0
      What's the water clarity like?
    3. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      Ok, bring the beer
    4. Justin Davis 0
      Nice man I'm coming for dinner
    5. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      All at least 11 inches the biggest one 1.9 pounds
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  4. They're starting to stack up in the Creekchannel brush piles

    1 lb. 12 in. Crappie with a jigs/Electric chicken

    1. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      Richard I would consider it an honor to take a disabled vet out fishing in my boat
    2. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      David any Creekchannel should work go to the mouth of the channel in about 10 or 12 feet of water, look for Brushpile's, in fact I met a couple of guys that ...more were just drift fishing the creek Channel with jigs and they were catching them. I was fishing Caney Creek that day.
    3. David Allen 0
      What creek channel?
    4. David Allen 0
      Where's that
    5. Marcus Billberry 0
      Way to go bobby ring the dinner bell....!!!!
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  5. 2 lb. 1 oz. Crappie

    1. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      This is about average size, I'll post a 3 Pounder by mid May !!
  6. Crappie bitin jig on the slow rise

    1 lb. 10 oz. 15 in. Crappie with a Assasin

    1. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      By the way... Caught more catfish today but threw them back
    2. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      Thank you Andy at Nautical Mile marine for your help with the trim switch!!!
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  7. Fighting strong wind, caught over 15 crappie

    Crappie And Catfish with a jigs

    1. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      The cats were up in Caney Creek, I was jiggin the stumps for Crappie. I think they might be pre spawn but not sure, don't fish for them much...
    2. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      Panfish Assasin... Salt n pepper with a red jig head. The females full of eggs!
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  8. Caught 4 total, fishin was tough

    1 lb. 4 oz. 15 in. Crappie with a jig

    1. Kirk Van Huis 0
      Let's eat... lol
    2. Bobby Umbaugh 0
      Their shallow now!! Fish the coves, south side banks where there is a sandy bottom with grass or moss cover.
    3. Stephen G. 0
      Great slabs!
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  9. 2 lb. Largemouth Bass with a bass assassin

    1. Tim Steinmetz 0
      Great bass!
    2. Jon Giacalone 0
      Nice fish Bobby!
    3. Tiffany Hilliard 0
      Nice I want to get out and fish so bad
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Very blessed to be able to retire at such a young age! New to Tyler area and looking forward to fishing ALOT and making new friends.

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  • Species Crappie
  • Waterway Lake Palestine
  • Lure Jigs...bass assassin