East Fork Lake Summer Crappie action…excellent!

Monday June 27, 2011. High water (5 feet above Summer pool) Clear water; a little debris floating. Water Temp…79 degrees

If you can find Crappie, you can catch Crappie. I had to go to a dear friend of mine…Larry Powers to get a few Crappie locations and tid bits. Larry follows Crappie and knows many spots in East Fork Lake to catch these little critters. Larry and his father Rodney Powers (good friends of mine) are dedicated Crappie Tournament fishermen who do well on East Fork Lake. They know hundreds of spots that hold Crappie, year around. As I said, “If you can find Crappie, you can catch them”.

Chad and I actually fish for Bass this time of the year, but the Bass are hard for us so when it gets like this…we shift over to Crappie action. As anyone knows East Fork Lake is great Crappie Lake but can be real tough Bass fishing!

As for East Fork Crappie action Chad and I have been fishing isolated stumps and catching a few White Crappie. Nice ones too! Monday evening when the lake rose Crappie changed patterns and we found White Crappie on standing timber. DEEP ON THE ROOTS! If you can believe that. DEEP! The water rose and Crappies seemed to go deeper. Hard to believe but that’s the way it was for Chad and Dad Monday Evening. Tuesday’s are Bass Tournament night on East Fork so Chad and Dad will probably fish for Crappies again. Crappies are alot of fun! Lot’s of action! Lots of fin pricking in the hands! Lots of Crappie slime! Nice keepers too!

Crappies have been nice this year as last year seemed to produce lots of 8 1/2 inchers. So far this year it’s been real nice Crappie. I made a comment to Chad last night about the thin slabs in the Whites we’re catching. Chad said, “That will change in about a month”. Why? Crappies begin to gorge themselves on food supply in effort to store fat for the Winter. BIG SLABS then. Looking forward to it.

The Lake is swarming (right now) with vast amounts of 1-2″ shad fry. Excellent food supply for the huge population of Crappie in East Fork Lake. That’s Rick Roehm’s Crappie report for Mid-Summer Crappie action at East Fork Lake. Hope to see you there. Enjoy life fishing in Southwestern Ohio’s excellent Crappie water. Thanks for stopping by the Blog. I appreciate your visit. Last night we had Crappie for supper. Loved them! Excellent eaters! God Bless! Keep in touch.

Chad and Dad

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About rickroehm

Since 1988 I’ve been writing and doing service for the Lord. It all began in 1987 after a personal walk began with the Lord. This personal walk with the Lord I speak of turned into extensive Bible studies and later evolved into blogging in early 2000. At present I write, author, and publish several different sites on the Internet. My Blogs contain a vast library of Theological writings, teaching videos, and preaching audios that currently go around the globe for the cause of Christ. I write at Christian Blessings on Wordpress, Holy Hubert Lindsey Group on Facebook, Churches on Trial at Google, publish You Tube videos, record sermons at holy.sermon.net, etc. I also pastor a Church called the Upper Room in Williamsburg, Ohio . My secular Blog called Southwestern Ohio Fishing on Wordpress is where I write about experiences with my son and fishing partner Chad where we together enjoy Mother Nature’s beauty mixed with Father God’s creation. At Southwestern Ohio Fishing Blog I also publish favorite recipes for those who enjoy eating and cooking as much as this writer does. Thanks for sharing your time and life with this writer at the Blogs. Here's more access to my ministry and fishing Blog if you'd care to check them out further. Bible Truth Christian Blessings Holy Hubert Group Facebook Churches on Trial Hubert Lindsey YouTube videos The Upper Room Southwestern Ohio Fishing Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate it! God Bless!
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2 Responses to East Fork Lake Summer Crappie action…excellent!

  1. Ben Otten says:

    When are the crappie tournaments on East Fork?

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