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crappy

1. Soiled with fecal matter. If you were working in the barn, leave your crappy gloves out there, please.
2. Bad or unpleasant. Steer clear of Josh, he's in a crappy mood today. It's been a crappy day, so I'm going to go to bed early.
3. In poor condition or of poor quality. Please tell me you're going to get rid of this crappy old car before it breaks down and strands you somewhere.

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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"When crappies leave the weeds, they head for soft-bottom areas," he says.
Brian Cofske is a crappie fisherman - one of the best in Massachusetts.
In northern California where I fish, we see 1- to 2-pound crappie and some up to 3 pounds.
In Weiss Reservoir, 18% and 3% of the crappies were electrophoretically identified [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] as [F.sub.1] and [F.sub.x] hybrids, respectively.
I not only see crappies in the wood below the boat, I can see them react to the jig.
We have little practical experience with using sound to attract crappies, but sound should work to alert fish that something is in the area.
"Where can I find decent crappie fishing right now, since I've moved my clocks ahead and changed the fishing line on two of my reels?"
Even in lakes with plenty of bulrush fields, the wrong combination of depth, substrate, and intermixed plant species can prevent crappies from visiting these zones, either for spawning or for feeding.
A lead shot a foot above the minnow keeps it lively to attract crappies in turbid or tannin-stained water, yet anchored enough so it can't get away.
Case in point is an exceptional population of large black crappies that persists in a popular midsize Minnesota lake, a fishery Isermann knows well.
* Crappies were common in the diet in both lake regions during spring when they were the most important item in the upper region and second most important in the lower region.
Researchers found that for saltatory feeding crappies, prey location ability is greatest in the "forward-facing hemisphere." Most pursuits occur in the 0- to 30-degree wedge of the visual field (0 degrees being a line straight forward from the eyes).
In early fall, before we see those classic formations on sonar, crappies tend to be scattered.
It's always surprised me that as the spawn season wraps, a lion-share of anglers forget about crappies and bluegills--at least anywhere panfish vacate shallow water in favor of deeper, less-conspicuous haunts.