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“Fisher Grandma” On Crappie Hooks

One of my favorite ladies, “Fisher Grandma” in Ohio swears by gold crappie hooks.  She uses a size 6 tru-turn gold hook with a minnow to slam 13″ black crappies all day long.

She says she uses a “colorful” 1/16 oz. jig while wade fishing.

Now, I haven’t tried this myself, but each May she says the gold hook really slams ’em.  Worth a shot.

4 Comments for “Fisher Grandma” On Crappie Hooks

Posted on Monday 15th April, 2013, 3:03pm

I never fished for crappie,so i’m anxious to go and experience this,


Posted on Thursday 18th April, 2013, 1:04pm

I remember as a kid that the gold hook was all we used. I just thought it was because of it being light wire and easy to get unhung with a steady pull on the line but there might be something to the color catching more crappie.

Posted on Wednesday 23rd October, 2013, 12:27pm

Try a red hook, I found it works in both freshwater and saltwate.r

Posted on Thursday 5th December, 2013, 6:56pm

I find that when the crappie are slow I catch loads of bluegills (perch) (sunfish) using a 1/64 oz Hand tied jig tipped with maggots. This rig also catches many crappie. At least from the boat docks (slips) at Thunderbird Lake Norman Oklahoma.