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Gloucester Fishing Throwback- 1983 Scott Swicker, Hussey and Tuffy Fishing Wooden Lobster and Crab Traps Off An Old Wooden Novi Boat

Photos from Tuffy If you don’t think those old wooden lobster traps weighed a whole hellova lot more than today’s wire gear then you don’t know much about then and now lobstering. Look how skinny Swicker was back then…

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Crab Traps, Naples Fl

Crab traps are very similar to lobster traps but are square shaped instead of  rectangular.  They also have the openings on the top of the trap and do not have knitted heads like a lobster trap. Crab Traps, Naples Fl, … Continue reading

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Crab Traps, Naples Florida

They pour cement in the bottom of the crab traps so they will land bottom first once set off the boat.  This way they will fish properly.  Very few lobstermen pour cement in the bottom of lobster traps but I … Continue reading

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