May 24, 2021
Noted crappie guide Todd Huckabee is a master jig fisherman. When he and his clients fish Lake Eufaula and other Oklahoma reservoirs, they usually catch their limits on jigs spring through fall. That’s saying something because Oklahoma’s daily crappie limit is 37 fish per day per person.
He also does well with jigs when he competes in major crappie tournaments. With a 10 1/2-foot Todd Huckabee Elite rod he plucks crappies from standing trees, flooded bushes, laydowns, brush piles, stake beds, docks and weed beds. He also fishes a jig vertically in deep water.
His skill with a jig is so well known in crappie circles that some clients hire him mainly to learn how to...