How to Make a Crawfish Trap?


I used to make simple ones out of wire mesh. I built a box without a top from wire mesh and then attached a rope to the basket for hauling it out of the water. For more information look here:;
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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
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