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Crabs and Ice Water !

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#1 Saltydog


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Posted 14 December 2016 - 06:07 AM

No ice water, just one of my REALISTIC CRABS. it weighted in the rear to land sitting in a attack position, at low tied they hide in and around the rock in the canal an the striped bass look for them there.  GOOD LUCK GOOD TYIN 
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#2 agn54


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Posted 14 December 2016 - 06:19 AM

Awesome looking crab!

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 07:03 AM

Have you fished that crab, Salty?  I like it, truly I do.  I hope I am not offending if I make an observation/suggestion.

I was wondering about the "proof of life" movement, or lack there of.  Everybody has differing views on just what fish see, but subtle movement it always a plus, in my opinion.

I've watched crabs in tanks, in tidal pools, etc.  The mouth never stops moving ... even when threatened, the part of the crab is still searching for food.  Attaching a few fibers, in the mouth area, that will continue to wave when the crab is sitting still might make a difference between a "look" and a "take."

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 03:03 PM

I toss them in below the  rocks and sand so they rest against the rocks  an let sit an twitch every now an then to attract fish, some times they work an some times they don't, just another attempt to entice them to hit. only fish when the tied is at ebb GOOD LUCK GOOD TYIN

#5 Córdoba Sergio

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Posted 29 December 2016 - 09:07 AM

Beautiful crab. Congrats!!!!