To make a crawfish trap, use hardware cloth to make a cylinder shape with inward-facing funnels on each end. The trap should also have a door to remove the crawfish. The trap can typically be completed in about an hour.Know More
Using 1/4-inch hardware cloth, cut a 20-inch-by-24-inch rectangle. Roll the cut cloth into a cylinder, and fasten it along the seam using 16-gauge wire.
Cut a circle that is about 12 inches wide. Cut the circle in half, and use one half to make a funnel by pulling the straight edges together. Fasten the straight edges together with wire, and repeat the process with the second half of the circle to make two funnels. Cut the tips of the funnels off to create a 2-inch opening.
Use 16-gauge wire to attach the funnels to the cylinder shape. The narrow, open end of the funnel should point inward, toward the center of the cylinder.
Cut a 4-inch square in the cylinder, and place a 4-inch piece of hardware cloth over the opening. Fasten the cloth with wire on one side and twine on the other side.
Build two sturdy planks that are about a foot and a half tall with a base board between them, then install two supports, one at the top and one at the bottom, that will go across the planks and have notches that will hold fishing rods in place. The length of the supports can be varied depending on how many fishing rods need to fit in the rack.Full Answer >
An apparatus that functions similarly to a sand flea rake can be easily made with a bucket and a drill. Once completed, sand that harbors sand fleas can be dug up with a shovel and filtered through the device, leaving the crustaceans free for picking.Full Answer >
Make carp bait with particle balls of grits, creamed corn, butternut flavoring and mashed potatoes. The balls take 10 minutes to make and 12 hours to dry. This recipe requires instant mashed potatoes, creamed corn, instant grits, butternut flavoring, a bucket, water, a can opener, a wooden spoon, measuring spoons, latex gloves, parchment paper and a baking sheet.Full Answer >
According to Trails.com, muskie lures are made by attaching stainless-steel spring wire to a hook and adorning the hook with loosely set beads, which attract the fish.Full Answer >