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Crawfishing

Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by SpeedBlueTaco0502, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. Apr 19, 2012 at 7:57 AM
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    I wanted to start a topic up on Crawfishing, if anyone does, post your traps here. I am getting interested in catching crawfish while fishing bass, trout and catfish.
     
  2. Apr 19, 2012 at 7:58 AM
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    I wouldn't expect to see much of that in Cali.
     
  4. Apr 19, 2012 at 8:08 AM
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    I like boiled crawfish in Louisiana, does that count?

    I catch them in a big Ice Chest when they are dumped from the pot. then we polish them off real quick....damn I miss living there
     
  5. Apr 19, 2012 at 8:09 AM
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    You can't beat Louisiana food. Just one of the facts of life.
     
  6. Apr 19, 2012 at 8:13 AM
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    goodluck wit that tee
     
  7. Apr 19, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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    Hey look a neighbor, all this talk about crawfish and I'm stuck on a rig.
     
  8. Apr 19, 2012 at 8:15 AM
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    every reply in this thread has been by people who live/have lived in LA haha
     
  9. Apr 19, 2012 at 8:16 AM
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    Its what we do. Hell we have ponds behind the house. With the crawfish and Frogs he's asking about.
     
  10. Apr 19, 2012 at 8:18 AM
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    yep, does that surprise you?


    by the way: Best crawfish I have ever had was from The Hot Spot in Moss bluff (suburb of Lake Charles). Every time I go down during crawfish season we get 2 icechest full and we EAT. Last time I went down, I almost made it to a Lafayette meet....missed it by 2 hours
     
  11. Apr 19, 2012 at 8:18 AM
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    crawfish and frogs :drool:

    just a couple of things that aren't nearly as good up here in starkville when im at school
     
  13. Apr 19, 2012 at 8:30 AM
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    i heard there was a good spot somewhere along highway 5 OP,all my hmong friends always invite me all the time
     
  15. Apr 19, 2012 at 9:24 AM
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    LOL let me know where that spot is at dude! I know around south near Kern County has some too. I am looking at San Joaquin River as well.
     
  16. Apr 19, 2012 at 9:26 AM
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    love me some crawdads! . . . but around here, you don't have much luck catching them on a big scale. mainly just grabbing some in a stream and boil them up. probably never had more that 10 at a time.
     
  17. Apr 19, 2012 at 9:27 AM
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    Same here, I'm not going Deadliest Catch and all...lol. I'll take about maybe 2 small pots, add beef livers in them, weigh it down with some rocks, and have it anchor to a tree.
     
  19. Apr 19, 2012 at 9:41 AM
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    yeah i hear ya. honestly, being on TW has learned me that crawfish are spread out all over the country. i never knew. just figured it was more of a southern/eastern thing. . i know i saw a thread in the arizona section about a camping trip where they were talking about catching them.
     
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    Same thing here, only in streams. Never saw more then 100 in a day when I was young. And that was an all day on the stream. I wouldnt want to put a pot in the stream and wipe out all the crayfish (as they are called in NY).
     
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