We polled several successful crappie fishermen, and these products were among their recommendations for cold-water crappie in the prespawn mode:

• Pico Scent Ring Pointer. 

• Pico Scent Ring Tube. 

• Moe’s Slab Sauce. 

• Bass Pro Crappie Ringers

• Scott Vance Custom painted jigs. 

• Crappie Nibbles. 

• Mr. Crappie Slab Daddy.

• Mr. Crappie Slab Daddy Supper Rig.