North begins to fish on ice, south lakes wide open.
Ice slow to take hold; crappie bite remains good.
Winter patterns near as fall bite remains hot.
Fall feeding frenzy has crappie anglers buzzing.
The crappies tend to hold in the 5- to 7-foot range of water, moving shallower to spawn.
Catfish prepping for late-fall feeding patterns.
Summer-fattened crappies are ravenous and in prime condition, offering exciting possibilities for action-hungry anglers.
Catfish reports indicating statewide ‘hot bites’