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 Post subject: Crayfish in crab trap?
PostPosted: 01 May 2008, 20:57 
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I have a crab trap and i was wondering if you could catch crayfish in it.
Let me know anything you find out. It should work


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I think it would be kind of hard. You have to let a trap sit awhile before you catch anything, and they can run off real quick. It honestly isn't hard to make your own crawfish trap. Take a 2 litre coke bottle and cut the part with the lid off where the bottle goes from curved to straight. Then put the cut piece in upside down and wire it to the bottle. If this didn't explain it good enough I can try to paint shop you some instructions.

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PostPosted: 01 May 2008, 23:50 
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That also makes a good minnow trap. Used to use them all the time when we were kids.

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I use the same bottle trap as described by preach and it's a good crawdad trap..I put dry dog food and a piece of fish in it and you have crawdad's the next morning...

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Is a crayfish the same thing as a crawfish (aka mudbug)?

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i get it preach its seems great!
i have my huge cage trap that i caught ciould crabs in at the beach.
i'll make a few of those traps and try them.


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PostPosted: 02 May 2008, 15:05 
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i made one out of a little liter. In a few hours I'll make big ones and aset em tonight :D


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for the wire i'm using pipe cleaners.
does it matter what color?


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same as a mud bug.....they are good eating to.....

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I don't think it would trapperboy. I've always used twisties that come off bread and the such. Pipe cleaners should work just fine though.

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i'm checkin my trap this weekend. i have my hopes up!


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You need to check them more than once per week. Really you need to check them every day. It's hard for them to get out, but not impossible.

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