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Wouldn't mind hitting some pike and perch out at crawford, anyone fish it lately? Come on TFB, give me the scoop!
 

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Was gonna hit it this weekend, but didn't. Fishing for pike has been fair with a few being landed in the inlet cove all the way out to the point. The perch are always biting up there, but I haven't heard much about them but I gaurantee the bite is on. The crappies are hard to find this time of year. Call and ask about water clarity, it is the main issue with crawford. If the water is clear you should go and you will catch some pike and perch. You want at least 4 FOV (feet of visibility) to catch pike. You can catch perch in the muddiest of water there. I'm gonna make a few phone calls myself, and if it is decent clarity I almost guarantee I'll be out there this weekend. It's either there or a secret lake that has good splake on the mesa.
 

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Looks like we'll be out there on Wed and Thurs. Have a goos friend who lives in Delta that says he'll show us the " ropes" @ Crawford.
 

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I stopped at Crawford on my way back from Taylor, its really high. The water seems to be a foot or two above full pool. There was a huge storm with rain, thunder and high winds right as we got there. We waited it out, and then tried our luck. My girl hooked a stocker rainbow on a black rooster tail, and that was it. After fishing for another 2 hours without even a bite from ANYTHING, I spotted some carp feeding on the surface. I looked around to see if anyone was watching, and proceeded to.....gulp.........fish for carp. And hey, it was really fun. I caught 4 in about a half hour. They weren't big, about 16 inches, but damn they were fun! Just don't spread that around! ;)
 

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LOL. You do what you can. How was the water clarity? I can't get a straight answer out of these parks guys.
 

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If the water is clearer I will probably hit crawford this weekend for some picky pikies.
 

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There is no shame in catching carp. ;D Ed
 
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