• Weiss Lake Crappie 3-17-2017

    Todd's Custom Lures and Guide Service
    (256) 706-3954 http://www.weisslakealabamabassandcrappieguide.com toddscustomlures@gmail.com
  • Started in January 2014, Todd's Custom Lures was created to fill a desire to build my own lures and offer them to avid fishermen that are as crazy about it as I am. I hand-pour these lures and build them in my backyard shop. Other companies may offer similar services, but our services are the best, and come with a personal touch. I have since added my services as a guide on world famous Weiss Lake "Crappie Capital of the World" and provide lasting memories of chasing bass, crappie and striper. Give me a call or email and let me show you what Weiss Lake has to offer!

  • Weiss Lake Crappie 3-17-2017

    Wow what a difference a day makes! The weather was definitely better today and the water was a bit warmer from the slightly warmer temps.

    Got out this afternoon for a 4 hour trip and it was worth it. Started and ended in Yellow Creek trolling 18-24 feet of water with 1/16th ounce jig heads topped with electric chicken and wally world colored grubs. The yellow and white bass were eating the electric chicken so well, I took them off and put on all wally world Southern Pro grubs.

    Once again and as usual, the armada of boats were in Yellow Creek, especially with the Crappie USA tournament starting tomorrow morning. Most everyone was complaining they were only catching a couple with 5-6 being the average in the boats we talked to. In 4 hours, we had 30 crappie with the biggest being about 13 inches.

    The wind was rough but the fish were biting!
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