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Offline Ben

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How to catch an Australian mud crab
« on: August 22, 2017, 05:21:40 PM »
Video-- How to catch an Australian mud crab.

Thanks--but no thanks!!!

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https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/qEGzVqDeRvA?autoplay=1&vq=large&rel=0&showinfo=0&start=0&end=

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Re: How to catch an Australian mud crab
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 06:09:07 PM »
No way!!!!!!!!!!!!! I wouldn't go down that awful hole much less go after a big crab!!

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Re: How to catch an Australian mud crab
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017, 06:21:45 PM »
Welcome to tropical northern Australia  ;)  home of the salty water crocodile..   :o
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Re: How to catch an Australian mud crab
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2017, 07:13:39 PM »
Ben at our age an health, if we got that far underground they might cover us up!  Those crabs must taste good for all that work. 
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Re: How to catch an Australian mud crab
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2017, 08:14:36 PM »
Bill, you hit the nail square on the head for sure.
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Re: How to catch an Australian mud crab
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2017, 08:33:37 PM »
I think a chicken neck tied to a string would be  a better way to entice him to come out.
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Re: How to catch an Australian mud crab
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2017, 08:56:52 PM »
G'day All,
 The Aboriginal people have been doing this for millennia ,So these young  guys are just pups at it, but it gets your heart racing if you get a cranky one. My old man taught us to do it with a long  piece of heavy gauge  fencing wire with a hook bent on the end. We also used to chase Yabbies with a bit of meat tied to a length of string to lure them out of their creek or dam hiding places when they grab hold you used to flick them up onto the bank & grab them before they crawled back in .  Thanks for bringing back some good memories Ben.
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Re: How to catch an Australian mud crab
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2017, 09:00:25 AM »
Ummmm.... Oh Hell No....no crab is worth that.
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