The Difference In Crappie Boats

Once you choose your crappie fishing boat, it’s time to get all the gear loaded up so you can set out on your next fishing adventure. To help you get started, below are some of the basic pieces of equipment that you’ll need for your crappie fishing boat:

Life Jackets
Depth Finder
Waterproof Flashlight
Trolling Motor
Map of Area
Rod holders
Rods, Reels and Tackle

Of course, there are many extras that you can also add to your gear depending on what you need or like personally but these are the essentials.

Getting to the spots where the crappies are located means more fish to catch and reel in. That’s what having the right crappie boat can do for you. However, it’s important that you buy a crappie fishing boat that is suited for the type of water in which you’ll be fishing. This way, you’ll get the most for your purchase.

No matter which crappie fishing boat you choose, it’s vital that you always practice good safety habits. Know what your boat is capable of and follow the rules that will keep you safe. For example, some boats are not designed for standing up in and you should never have more people in a boat than the recommended number allowed.

It’s also a good idea to always wear your life jacket even if you’re a good swimmer. If you’re caught off-guard or fall into icy cold water, it can be very difficult to swim or get back onboard. It’s important that you use the kill switch designed on all newer boats because if you were to accidentally fall overboard while operating the vessel, it will shut down automatically.

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Dan Eggertsen is a fellow crappie fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on crappie fishing since 2004.

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