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Old 03-26-2013, 12:24 AM   #1
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Hey guys,
Have any of you had any luck trapping croaker with a pinfish trap? I would assume it would be best to bait it with squid (maybe in a mesh bag) and put it where you know the croaker are. I have never accidentaly caught a croaker in my trap, but I have also never targeted them. I was wondering if anyone does target them and if you have any suggestions.
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Old 03-26-2013, 09:32 AM   #2
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Never tried with a trap .but I go up to bridge pilings with a small hook with squid or piece of shrimp catch all that I want great bottom fishing bait !
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Old 03-26-2013, 09:35 AM   #3
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If you plan on putting a croaker trap where croaker are don't be suprised when said trap is gone! Just sayin had it happen!
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:22 AM   #4
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never got croakers in great numbers but have mopped up on pigfish using blue crab scraps and shovel nose lobster heads so maybe the bait would make a difference.
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:57 AM   #5
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It's impossible to consistently catch croaker in a trap!! Lol and if you do find a way to catch them in a trap let me know!!
We hook and line catch all of ours using small circle hooks and squid. We probably catch a few thousand a year and a trap method would be nice!!
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