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How do you catch surface feeding Crappies?
Many times I have been frustrated by surface feeding crappies.
What is the solution.
 

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I fish for them with a fly rod quite a bit. A 3 or 4 wt. Don't often see them on the surface like that, but when I have they'll usually take an unweighted fly.

Something like these: I tie these from a size 14 to a size 8.


Or these: These are tied on size 6 Gamakatsu B10S hooks, about 2 to 2 1/2" long. Of course they can be tied in other sizes too.

But, it's important to cast to the edge, not over them.
 

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Use a clear float the kind you can put water in for weight tie a peice of light 2 or 4 lb flourocarbin on to your line 18 to 21" and use a small trout fly cast way past crappie bring in slow catch all you want
 
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