Admit it: Your rods are stuck in a corner of your garage, with the line and tips tangled. So every time you head out fishing you have to carefully pick through the mess to ensure you don’t break a rod tip.
Even for the tournament types, crappie fishing doesn’t always need to be a high-strung tension fest. No doubt, you’d be amazed at the therapeutic benefits of dropping the anchor and deploying a few float rigs baited with something smelly.
Effective use of shoreline breaks requires a mental balance of the opportunities and risks. In some cases, break represents a damage hazard to your boat, while other cases just present potential fishing disruptions.