As bass angler,s oftentimes we think of crappie as baitfish and we are looking for lures that imitate them to catch more bass. So, when we go to fish for crappie we tend to downsize our presentation and choose soft plastics or worms. However, we need to remember that these fish too are predators and will react to a reaction style bait such as a crankbait.
In fact, crankbaits are a great way to weed out those small crappie and get onto those larger more aggressive ones. With that being said, let’s take a look at what we think to be the top 5 best crappie crankbaits.