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#12672284 - 03/14/18 11:35 AM crayfish
BMART Offline
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Registered: 04/17/12
Posts: 207
local bank spot seems to be populated with a lot o Crayfish, I have a trap, what's the best bait for trapping a few?
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#12672349 - 03/14/18 12:04 PM Re: crayfish [Re: BMART]
acbrown1977 Offline
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Registered: 03/23/16
Posts: 80
Anything really..... cleaned fish bits work good too...
Otherwise, beef pancrease works the best cause it lasts so long

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#12674289 - 03/15/18 01:25 PM Re: crayfish [Re: BMART]
Tneel Offline
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Registered: 04/30/08
Posts: 3462
Loc: Burleson Tx
I've caught lots of them with bacon for bait.
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#12674386 - 03/15/18 02:21 PM Re: crayfish [Re: BMART]
erittmueller Offline
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Registered: 07/25/15
Posts: 502
Loc: Irving/Valley Ranch
Any meat, just strap it down or hopefully the trap came with one of those bait bags.

leftover fish guts/heads/etc work fantastic.

Eric

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#12675332 - 03/16/18 07:11 AM Re: crayfish [Re: BMART]
BMART Offline
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Registered: 04/17/12
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Thx for the advice guys, I hope to put it out today evening and pick it up saturday morning
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#12675651 - 03/16/18 10:05 AM Re: crayfish [Re: BMART]
acbrown1977 Offline
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Registered: 03/23/16
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Also... if you use a trap.. try and rig the bait so it doesnt sit on the sides of the cage... otherwise theyll never have to go into the trap to eat

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#12677955 - 03/18/18 09:00 AM Re: crayfish [Re: Tneel]
Mac817 Offline
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Registered: 04/14/13
Posts: 542
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Tneel
I've caught lots of them with bacon for bait.


Tied bacon on the end of a string, lowered into chimney. Crawdad would grab bacon and not let go. Lift out of hole.
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#12680252 - 03/19/18 04:58 PM Re: crayfish [Re: BMART]
JJ4MEL Offline
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Registered: 01/21/09
Posts: 1162
Loc: Celina/Prosper, TX
I catch them at night with a dip net and head lamp. Easily catch a dozen in less than an hour. Or if I am really lazy, I go to the Asian market and buy a dozen for about $4.

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