Fisherman holding up two large bass

Fishing Techniques

Saturday Agenda

Rose State College
Crappie University
Saturday, February 16
8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.              Registration

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.              Orientation

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.              Barry Morrow

  • Crappie Behavior
  • How to Hire a Crappie Guide
  • Tackle—Rods, Reels, Lines & Lures
  • Long Rod for Spawning Crappie
  • Season Crappie Patterns
  • Most Effective Lures, Colors & Types
  • Tricks of the Trade

10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.          John Godwin

  • Tackle—Rods, Reels, Lines & Lures
  • Fishing Live Bait Under a Cork
  • Fishing the Jig & Cork Tricks of the Trade

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.          Todd Huckabee

  • Tackle—Rods, Reels, Lines & Lures
  • Fishing Lake Eufaula, Oklahoma’s Crappie Heaven,
  • Building Crappie Structure
  • Stake Beds, Brush & PVC and Where to Place Them
  • Fishing Lake Millwood
  • Debunking Crappie Myths
  • Tricks of the Trade

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.            Lunch - On Your Own

1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.              Josh Jones

  • Tackle—Rods, Reels, Lines & Lures
  • Vertical Jigging with Small Lures
  • Fishing Something Different—Hair Jigs & Small Spoons
  • Tactics for Slab Crappie
  • How New Electronics Can Help Locate Crappie
  • Live Bait Tactics
  • Best Crappie Lakes Few People Know About
  • Tricks of the Trade

2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.              John Godwin

  • Spider Rigging
  • Long-Line Trolling
  • The “Kitchen Sink” Approach
  • Question & Answer Session

3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.              Barry Morrow

  • Going Small with Crappie Lures
  • Dock Shooting—Crappie’s Fishing’s Hottest New Method
  • Fishing Standing Timber
  • Using Crappie Scents
  • Tournament Tactics for Big Crappie

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.              THINK TANK

  • Questions & Answers with Instructors

Now, go out and catch a slab crappie!