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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    Quote Originally Posted by FarmerG View Post
    Thanks for the info. I appreciate it.

    You can find Crappie in sloughs outside of Francts Tract. You need to be in a boat. Right across from the Sugar Barge in the grass is where they always hang out. Berkely powerbait emerals minnows gets em all the time. Ive pulled 1 and 2 lb slabs out of there.

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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    Docks and pilings are a sure thing. Also Discovery Bay holds lots of them.

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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    Quote Originally Posted by macfapd View Post
    Hey bro. There are tons of crappie in the Delta all year round. Others seem to be very vague about giving information that is actually helpful. I too have wondered about the "secret" to catching crappie in the Delta and spent a good deal of time last Fall and this year hunting down the elusive Delta crappie. Here's what I have found to be actually True. They really are where the other panfish are. Someone mentioned they are where the largemouth are also...True! If you are catching blue gill and bass. Pull out your Crappie jigs and work that area because these guys really do all hang around each other. I have caught more crappie this year than ever simply because if we are catching bluegill, I start throwing jigs and I've caught a bunch of them this year. I really hope this helps. Tight lines.
    P.S. I'm fishing in Walnut Grove and the area around Tower Park.
    Thanks for the info. I appreciate it.

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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    I’ve always had my best luck jigging around docks

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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    Quote Originally Posted by FarmerG View Post
    Has anybody had any luck on fall crappie in the Delta? Wish there was more activity on Delta crappie on this forum.
    Hey bro. There are tons of crappie in the Delta all year round. Others seem to be very vague about giving information that is actually helpful. I too have wondered about the "secret" to catching crappie in the Delta and spent a good deal of time last Fall and this year hunting down the elusive Delta crappie. Here's what I have found to be actually True. They really are where the other panfish are. Someone mentioned they are where the largemouth are also...True! If you are catching blue gill and bass. Pull out your Crappie jigs and work that area because these guys really do all hang around each other. I have caught more crappie this year than ever simply because if we are catching bluegill, I start throwing jigs and I've caught a bunch of them this year. I really hope this helps. Tight lines.
    P.S. I'm fishing in Walnut Grove and the area around Tower Park.
    Last edited by macfapd; 10-11-2018 at 03:18 PM.

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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    Has anybody had any luck on fall crappie in the Delta? Wish there was more activity on Delta crappie on this forum.

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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    thanks all. I will give it a shot this next week hopefully the wind dies a bit.

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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    far back of Franks tract, lillys

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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    I have had luck catching crappie in Georgiana Slough. I was using live worms either floating from a bobber or in a drop shot rig.

    Many times they hang out in groups so you have to try a lot of areas to see where they are hiding.

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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    I agree , but salt could be an issue. I think that anywhere you can catch large mouth would hold Crappie. Would fishing farther up stream be too difficult? Just to be sure.
    Last edited by CDK; 05-19-2018 at 05:45 AM. Reason: Clarification
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