How to stream line your crappie rods without spending a lot of money.
When your crappie fishing it is very important to have the right crappie equipment or you probably will go home empty handed. Don’t you hate it when everyone around you seems to know how to catch crappie but you don’t? You think you have purchased all the right equipment and rigging but you just can’t seem to increase your catch. Yes everyone seems to know what to use but you, well until know. The following crappie fishing rigging | equipment has been tried and proven to catch crappie, and the best thing about you won’t have to spend an arm and leg to get them.
Rods for crappie fishing
Bamboo poles (don’t laugh it’s for real) price range: 5$ to 10$
One of the most irritating things I can think off is spending a day digging line rat nests from a beginners reel. Bamboo poles are great, tangle free poles that should be on your fishing equipment list. But don’t be fooled into thinking these poles are just for beginners. Old school crappie fisherman use them because they are sturdy enough to catch any slab crappie out there, and they are very flexible.
Telescoping crappie rods that telescope for crappie fishing: price range: 10$ to 30$ Telescoping rods are great for fishing in thick brush because they are adjustable. We all should have a telescoping rod in our fishing equipment arsenal so we can be ready for any crappie fishing situation.
Graphite crappie poles price range: 30$ to 100$
Graphite rods are excellent for crappie fishing. They have flexible tips that you can feel even the slightest bite. These rods are extremely flexible, but strong enough to pull a big crappie out of the brush. They also are perfect for the need wrist action when jigging for crappie.
Graphite ultralight rods are perfect for crappie fishing. There are three main reasons to have a graphite ultralight for one of your fishing rods.
Reason #1 In order to get the right jigging action, your going to need an ultralight rod that gives you the right amount of movement. Most of the up and down action of jigging is in the wrist movement. So an ultralight rod works great for not over stressing the forearm muscles.
Reason #2 Crappie lips are paper thin. The ultralight is so flexible that when you set the hook it won’t rip through the crappies lip or right out of there mouth. Reason #3 The flexibility of the ultralight make fighting a crappie through he water a blast! I don’t know about you but I like to feel the fish fighting when I set the hook and start reeling in.
Well folks, when you are out selecting the right rod for your crappie fishing arsenal take this article with you and so you select the right crappie rod.