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« on: October 09, 2011, 11:32:15 AM »

Really folks, this friend of mine couldn't catch a crab to save his life!



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Yeah, it was pretty sad folks. Bailey, his son Abe and I only caught 142.


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« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2011, 12:02:36 PM »

oh man...one of the best meals i had down there.  not fair to tease like that!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2011, 12:09:02 PM »

Well come on down right now and get you some Kathy. My frig is packed. See, that ain't teasin'!  grin


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« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2011, 12:17:02 PM »

in all reality i didnt catch a single one!
had 2 slave drivers in the boat that made me drive the whole time! Wink

we did have a ball and were off the water by 1 pm. 
i usually keep him on the water all day! ( sun up till sun set )  but i took pity on him and w were running out of room in the ice chests  grin

sorry for the tease kathy  Cry    ( not really )

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« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2011, 01:59:36 PM »

That looked like fun although I don't eat them grin
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« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2011, 02:20:57 PM »

I see you can keep male and female crab's. Look's like a fun time if you make it out west I'll take you crabing and claming and maybe some bottom fishing.
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« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2011, 04:54:47 PM »

I thought of you when I posted this thread Irwin. Good to see you around buddy. Yes, you can keep both sexes as long as the female is not in berry.

Look at the last picture in this link: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/species/bluecrab/

This female is in berry, meaning she is carrying eggs. You have to let them go then by law.

BTW, my wife and I enjoyed more crabs, onions, garlic, sausage, and red potatoes during the Saints game against Carolina. That was a close one!


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« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2011, 08:27:45 AM »

Brings back some good memories of visits to and time spent in SW  LA. My cousins there said you could starve to death with a table full of them in front of you, you just gotta shuck faster..dl
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« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2011, 10:29:11 AM »

Picture 12 looks like the crab is looking right at the camera. Kind of reminds me of the crabs on the pipe in the movie Finding Nemo.
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« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2011, 02:34:31 PM »

They must reproduce faster then the dungenes crab it take 5 years for a dungenes crab to become legal on the Oregon coast. One year they let people keep female crab and almost wiped them out.
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« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2011, 10:52:55 AM »

I'm not sure Irwin, it could be quite a few different factors. The Dungies definitely get bigger and our waters don't get anywhere near as cold as y'all's do. I imagine the water temps have a lot to do with it.


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