A new way of crabbing.
Trip Start Apr 16, 2012
129Trip End Apr 15, 2013
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Where I stayed
Free Camp on the Waters edge
What I did
We were taught a new way of crabbing, standing on the boat ramp wall the boys dropped in pots and within minutes pulled them up to find if any Blue Swimmer crabs were tempted to wander in..
You don't leave them in the water for long at all, not like at home when we leave them and return hours later to check. This way was like fishing, throwing in a line and retrieving quite quickly.
The "boys" were very succesful landing quite a few, enough for some good size meals between us all. I went into town and bought some of these special crab pots for Gary so he could try his hand at this new skill
We had a lovely surprise here too, the young couple and their children we had met in W.A. caught up with us here on their way back to Melbourne. They are really a great family and Bec made us a Christmas Tree to hang in our van for the season. We enjoyed their company for a few days.
Trevor and Jan left us earlier here to move on, noisy neighbours (not us) and the heat encouraged them to hit the road sooner.