Derek Hawes

Doing everything that is supposed to not work. Fishing on public lakes, post spawn, from the bank, and in the heat of the day.
Walking the lake edge and pitching to the edges of the shade and cover. Just keeping the jig off the bottom and slow bounce the retrieve. The two conservation lake are over an hour apart but both hold nice fish. Don’t let the nay sayers talk you out of a day outside!

Date: July 12, 2014
Equipment Used: spin cast from Bank 1/16 Oz jig and lake fork 2"shad on 4 lb test
Location: Osage and Cole county
Pictured (left to right): tuesdaycatch(left)Thursday catch (right)
Trophy Size: 3-1/2lbs/4 lbs
Trophy Species: black crappie

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2 Responses to “Derek Hawes”

  1. Cindy Bonawitz

    Good eats. Breakfast or dinner? You have what it takes,….after all, do they ever tell what lake they are on?

  2. Dale Tilleskjor

    Theres absolutely No way these crappies shown are 31/2 and 4 lbs! They are only 1/12 or 2 lbs max!