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Old 07-01-2004, 10:17 AM
kkevvy kkevvy is offline
 
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Default Crabs for bait?

What about crabs? I have a crab trap (not like a lobster trap, i put bait in it and lower into water, wait for crab/crabs to come in and then pull rope up, which closes sides). What if I took the crabs and hooked them up? I know that they might have to be small, not too big, And if I let it sink to the bottom, it will just bury itself or go into the rocks. So if I put a bobber/balloon or whatever to use to suspend the crab, would it work to catch stripers? (or blues or whatever bites)

P.S. This is daytime fishing, from shore of NH coast.

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Old 07-01-2004, 01:28 PM
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don't know the answer to that one, but my dad has cleaned a few Sripers that had little crabs in their bellies.........
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Old 07-05-2004, 04:27 PM
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thats always a good sign :D
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