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Bigen. This time of year they move close to brush where the crappie are headed. Caught him on a Bobby Garlands baby shad in 19ft of water. 4lb line. Made some walleye steaks. Ill get a picture of the crappie next time.
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Very nice! For whatever reason I’ve never caught a big walleye. 22-23 inches have been my biggest from that lake.
I mostly catch big ones in March on the jerkbait bite. Ive caught two big ones in the last week out of brushpiles. That is pretty rare for me.
 
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Nice one, In Kansas in June usually catch them in 3-5 foot of water on the flats or near drop offs
We have caught them jigging for crappie this time of year in the cattails
 

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Bigen. This time of year they move close to brush where the crappie are headed. Caught him on a Bobby Garlands baby shad in 19ft of water. 4lb line. Made some walleye steaks. Ill get a picture of the crappie next time. View attachment 231411
Never had the pleasure of eating walleye.I measure all fish against crappie so where does it rank up next to crappie as far as being a good eat?
 

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Never had the pleasure of eating walleye.I measure all fish against crappie so where does it rank up next to crappie as far as being a good eat?
about 3 points higher
 

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Never had the pleasure of eating walleye.I measure all fish against crappie so where does it rank up next to crappie as far as being a good eat?
Super white and flaky meat. I like it better than crappie. Obviously thicker and doesn't fry up as crisp
 

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Hmmm I’ll have to try it someday then,I like a nice white flaky fish dipped in some tarter sauce
You’re down south right? Probably not much walleye available down there I would think.
 

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While crappie is really good, the walleye shore lunches in Canada were amazing, made crappie seem like a burnt shoe
Shore lunches are fun!

Northen Pike are also excellent. One of my favorites, wish we had them around here.

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Walleye, Crappie, Blue Cat are my top 3 fresh water fish in that order. 99% of the time I'm crappie fishing, need to learn how to catch walleye down here. All my catching of walleye has always been in Minnesota with a guide.
 

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Heck yeah! That is a dandy. We caught several walleye this past winter on the Osage along with some white bass. Had several meals of walleye, sucker and white bass together. While walleye is delicious, I don't see where it's much if any better than a panfish, flathead, sucker, or white/hybrid bass when fried. The "steakier" fillets are better if you want to grill or bake the fish though.
 

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Sid you see them on sonar prior to catching them?
Crappie were on top of the brush pile. There was a bigger fish on the edge of the pile i thought it was a bass. I guess it was this one.
 
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