How It Works
Hello, im going to bermuda for the summer to fish with my firneds and we catch small blue crabs about 4 inches across for bait for hogfish and instead of catching them with my hands i think this time i would prefer to use a crab pot but i dont know how this works cause it looks like a sealed box? please if you could help me out with this i would greately appreciate it and also what one would be better this one or the other pyramid one?
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
- ajax, ontario
on Offshore Angler™ 10-1/2'' Box Crab Trap
this crab trap is much better then the pyramid type,you have 4 sides that fold up and hold the crabs inside.when you pull the trap up you can hold three sides closed for easy extraction of crabs.hope this helps
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
- orlando florida
first off, this is not a crab POT and will not hold the crabs once they enter, so it must be checked frequently. You must place bait on the bottom (eels and chicken neck are popular). the crab will enter to feed and when the rope is pulled the sides will fold up trapping the crab inside. I have never used a pyramid style trap so I cant say which works better (but the same concept).