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« on: September 08, 2007, 03:02:51 PM »

Since the end of fluke season is just days away-some of us will be switching over to sea bass fishing for the next few weeks.

One of my favorite sea bass baits (as well as blackfish) are fiddler crabs--problem is that not too many bait & tackle shop carry them.

But fortune shined on me this morning. I went back to the area my son and I fished last Monday and after the tide was half way out a huge mud flat was exposed and on this mud flat was literally hundred of thousand fiddler crabs  Grin. If I harvest a half bucket or so of the fiddlers and keep them overnight in a bucket placed in my garage-do you think they'll remain alive for fishing the next day? I think they will.
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« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2007, 01:02:19 PM »

Free Bait  Grin


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« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2007, 01:05:52 PM »

They are hearty little critters, just keep them cool and moist and you should have on problem thumbs up
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« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2007, 04:41:26 PM »

aren't they hard to catch.. don't they run back into the mud once they see something...  they spook very easy
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« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2007, 05:05:53 PM »

aren't they hard to catch.. don't they run back into the mud once they see something...  they spook very easy
They are fast but I had my son stand on the opposite side driving them back towards me. Will take some effort to gather enough for a day's fishing but very doable.
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