How do you build a crawfish trap?


A crawfish trap is basically an cylinder of wire mesh on both ends. Bate is put inside the cylinder and the crayfish try to get it. They crawl through the funnels and fall inside the larger cylinder, but cant get out. You can make the cage itself any shape. The key it to have a small raised opening the cray fish can crawl up and in, but not get out. The funnel shape works well for this. Crawfish Trap plans:
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How to Build a Crawfish Trap
The small crawfish caught in the wild are trapped live in wire mesh containers. Crawfish trapping is a tradition in the deep South, especially in Louisiana where crawfish are a part of the Cajun food lore. Multiple traps are deployed in grassy bayou or... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
I love crawfish and nothing beats fresh ones. I used to build mine out of wire mesh and rope. Here is a detailed site to let you know the dimensions: For more information look here: How to Make a Crawfish Trap;
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