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crappy

1. mod. messed up with dung; dungy. Clean off your crappy shoes before you go in there!
2. mod. lousy; junky; bad; inferior. This has been a real crappy day for me.
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I'd bet you'd find bluegills, perch, or crappies in such an area.
A distinctive pattern occurs where crappies feed on crayfish over relatively clean bottom areas, or spots with decomposing vegetation.
Big, gnarly hedge-apple trees draw crappies in summer until the water starts cooling back down.
Bluegills and crappies need access to at least 6 feet of water at this latitude to survive, and they find deeper spots if available.
When fishing reservoirs in summer, I've found that big marinas often are excellent spots to waylay crappies and sunfish," he says, "but most anglers idle out of them, heading for distant spots.
Steve Miranda at Mississippi State University to measure crappie catch rates with trolling and poling to help management make the best decisions about pole limits.
Not only will a trolling board and a jig prove more effective than spider-rigging or longlining for clear-water crappies in the open, the system effectively reaches out and plucks crappies from shallow weeds, stake beds, and brushpiles.
Use slightly heavier 10-pound-test monofilament line with these spoons to slow their descent and keep them fluttering in the face of crappies for as long as possible.
That crankbaits induce bites from numbers of big crappies is no longer a revelation.
On bigger lakes you might have 1,000-acre-plus basins where schools of crappies position almost randomly.
annularis (Rafinesque)) crappies are among the most pursued sport fish in the United States.
Most New England anglers prefer to call our black crappies "calico bass.
Average crappies weigh 1 1/2 pounds, but can reach over 4 pounds.
1994) found that 55% of the crappies in Douglas Reservoir, Tennessee, and 29% of the crappies in Weiss Reservoir, Alabama, were first-generation ([F.
But the valley is also home to small, quiet, middle-class towns where most citizens aspire to a simple life: raising a family, holding down a good job, and the occasional chance to hook and land some of those famous crappies.