Crabs For The Crabber


Would you like to learn how to make around two hundred dollars a day for
going out in the boat and crabbing for a few hours? Once you gain the
experience of a commercial crabber, you can earn as much as you want. All it
takes is a little time and effort to learn the basic steps, and, of course, the
love of the water. For the last two years, I have kept the books for my
boyfriend's crabbing business. I helped him from the beginning when we
purchased the traps to today, when he is now running 150 traps.
On the boat, you should always have as many life jackets as people.
Flares and a marine radio should also be on the boat in case of an emergency.
For instance, if you are five miles out ...

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drenched and muddy. The last thing that you should never leave the dock without
is plenty of liquids to drink. I recommend Gatorade or water, but no soft
drinks. It is very hot on the boat and fluids are a necessity so that you do no
dehydrate.
Before you can start crabbing, you need certain materials. The most
important is a commercial license to sell crabs. A license can be purchased
from the Game Warden in Richmond Hill. You must go early in the year because
they only sell a limited number. Once you have a license and your personal
number for your traps, you need a large flat bottom boat with a powerful motor.
I recommend a Yamaha Salt Water Series. This motor is very reliable and can
handle the long hours put on it. You should also buy a wench and have it bolted
to the side of the boat. The wench is not necessary, but is will save a lot of
time and effort to pull up all of the traps. A dolly should be kept on the dock
to take the boxes of crabs to the truck. ...

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