30 Nov 2008

Scrounger Jigs Catch Crappie For J&R Guide Service

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Ed, Clark and Edmund from Bloomington IN. displaying some of there catch of 19 Crappie caught in the Moores Creek Area of Lake Monroe on Thursday with Rusty of J & R Guide Service. Fish were caught using Scrounger jigs and Southern Pro Hot Grubs in popsicle color.

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More Monroe Slabs
Woody Hannah & Bob Diedrich of Louisville KY, joined Rusty of J & R Guide Service for a wet Monday afternoon of Monroe Slab Crappie fishing. 12 nice Crappie went to KY and about 150 went back into the lake, Fish were caught using Southern Pro plastics and grubs on Scrounger Jigs.

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Brandon Butler hits the motherload on Monroe Slab Crappie
Outdoor writer Brandon Butler from Smithville, and friends Justin Corey from Bloomington, Rob McGuyre and son Brenden from Colorado hit the payload on Monroe Slab Crappie with Rusty of J & R Guide Service on Friday afternoon. Largest 2 fish were 17″ but, most were a pound to a pound and a half. Total weight was 38lbs. Surface temp. was 63.5 degrees and most fish came from 7 feet of water using 1/8 oz. scroungers and Southern Pro Jigs.

Bill Jenner and Friends display Monroe Crappie
Bill Jenner and close friends joined Rusty, Joe and Phil, of J & R Guide Service, for some Monroe Crappie fishing on Tuesday morning. The cold front slowed the action down but, we finally were able to put together a pattern that produced another nice mess of Crappie. All fish were caught on roadrunners, Southern Pro Jigs and Scrounger Jigs in 7-10 feet of water. Total weight for 24 fish was 23lbs. with the largest fish weighing 2.4 lbs.

Larry Koerner after Monroe Crappie Again
Larry Koerner from Plainfield ILL. displaying some of his 25 Crappie limit with Rusty of J & R Guide Service on Monday 6/2/08. Some fish are still holding in the spawning areas even though the water temp was around 78 degrees today. Out of 25 fish, only three still were holding eggs. Bait – Scrounger jigs and Southern Pro Hot Grubs.

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