Cool weather and dropping water temperatures are a very good combination for December crappie on South Carolina’s Lake Marion. Anglers with a good game plan find that crappies begin to congregate into tighter areas around deep-water cover and score outstanding catches.
The temperature hovered around 25 degrees. As the light began to fade, crystals of frost started to form, and my breath rose into the cold morning air as I surveyed the edge of a field for any movement.
Talk about a fast baitcasting reel. ABU Garcia’s Revo Rocket takes retrieve ratio to an unheard of level at 10:1. You get 41 inches of line back in for every turn of the reel handle, which has got to result in dozens of extra casts over the course of a day on the water. […]