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VanRIch
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Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?



Just for some recreational catching, is now a good time? We went bowfishing last weekend and they were EVERYWHERE, but that was way out in the marsh, are they in close where you can catch em from shore?


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Bama and Beer
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


might want to edit title





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Chad504boy
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


time is what's good now.





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Tbooux
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


Was half expecting a pre-summer prop stop thread

I always had better luck is summer time on full moons. Don't know if you don't try though






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TigerTatorTots
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


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Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?
Spring break is typically a good time to catch something, crabs being one thing.






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OhFace55
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


As of 2 weeks ago they were small in the dulac area. We left some traps out for 3 days and had like 8 or so crabs in each and they were all little.





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Capt ST
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


Guys stayed down at camp last weekend, caught a handfull of fish. Caught just shy of 5 doz on worms trying to catch catfish.





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OldSouth
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


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Guys stayed down at camp last weekend, caught a handfull of fish. Caught just shy of 5 doz on worms trying to catch catfish.


They caught crabs with worms?






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Capt ST
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


Yep, said they couldn't buy a catfish, but reeled in enough crabs for a boil. Not many big ones but decent 2s





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ISmellMischief
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


If you get them please keep them to yourself





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Specktricity
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


Generally the hotter the weather the better the crabbing. So, it still may be a bit early.





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Capt ST
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


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So, it still may be a bit early.



Yes it is, commericial guys that crab our lease still have over half their traps on the bank. May is really the month they get cranking in the marsh.






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HeadSlash
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re: Crabbing - is now a good time to catch some?


My last meal would be lump crab meat.





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