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#10823653 - 05/06/15 04:38 PM Live box
Mo Offline
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Registered: 10/08/01
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Loc: Lake Palestine/Cherokee co
Where to get a sturdy wire mesh live box in east Texas ?


thanks

Mo
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#10827897 - 05/08/15 08:49 AM Re: Live box [Re: Mo]
redmist220 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/08
Posts: 521
Only way i got one was to built it myself , going on 10yrs now ant it still works great .

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#10828123 - 05/08/15 10:04 AM Re: Live box [Re: Mo]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 01/25/05
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Loc: texas
I have never seen a commercial one, like redmist said your probably gonna have to build one. We never used one just clean as we catch and freeze or put on ice.

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#10829705 - 05/08/15 09:28 PM Re: Live box [Re: Mo]
RonH Offline
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Registered: 11/21/05
Posts: 1396
Loc: Fritch Tx.
i use one of the fold up wire dog crates had to put some wire in the bottom of it

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#10829714 - 05/08/15 09:31 PM Re: Live box [Re: Mo]
mike9582 Offline
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Registered: 02/18/10
Posts: 253
Dog crate

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#10830706 - 05/09/15 12:29 PM Re: Live box [Re: Mo]
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 01/30/13
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If you are talking about a cheap live box for what you catch and not for bait this is what I used for a long time. Go to the Dollar Genral and buy a round laundry basket with the dome lid cut a hole in the top of the lid about 6" then zip tie the lid to the basket in about 3 places, next take a pool noodle run a rope through the center of the noodle and tie it around the top of the basket so it will float.The catfish will not get out of the hole the noodle will make it float above the water line.

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#10832125 - 05/10/15 07:44 AM Re: Live box [Re: Mo]
clay83 Offline
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Registered: 01/23/10
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Loc: Lake Palestine
Boat/cycle in Henderson has anything and everything for live boxes, traps and so on. I believe they have a website so if you Google them I bet you find it.

Clay

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#10834051 - 05/10/15 10:02 PM Re: Live box [Re: Mo]
taterpop Offline
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The one I use now came from Memphis Net & Twine,it has a draw string top I float mine with a pool noodle around the top hoop so as you catch you can drop the catfish in.

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#10835381 - 05/11/15 12:34 PM Re: Live box [Re: taterpop]
Aixsponsa Offline
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Registered: 05/07/15
Posts: 82
Loc: Louisiana

You could buy 1x1, 1x2, or whatever size wire at any hardware store, maybe feed store, and fasten it with hogrings or the clips for building rabbit cages. Very easy to make it however you want it.


Originally Posted By: taterpop
The one I use now came from Memphis Net & Twine,it has a draw string top I float mine with a pool noodle around the top hoop so as you catch you can drop the catfish in.


^^ These work well. Can buy them or make them. I will be making one very soon.
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#10842835 - 05/13/15 09:23 PM Re: Live box [Re: Mo]
RLTS Offline
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Registered: 03/14/15
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Loc: Nacogdoches County
Army surplus in Lufkin has fish traps, holding nets, live boxes and trot line supplies

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