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Old 07-29-2016, 02:58 AM
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Anyone here pursue crayfish in Washington State and if so, it it pretty much the same as in other places, other than our waters being clearer and cleaner in most cases?
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What about fresh water shrimp, anyone know if there is any in the region?
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Anyone here pursue crayfish in Washington State and if so, it it pretty much the same as in other places, other than our waters being clearer and cleaner in most cases?
There are crawdads on the east and west side but I have never seen an abundance. I have caught just a couple by hand, no luck with a line. Actually I have limited out on fresh water fish much easier in California, they stock trout heavier. Though I did better with crappie, too. Steelhead are bigger here though.
Crab are easy to get and there are a lot still.
And squid off piers at night is popular though seasonal going south in the sound.
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Buy a pot dry dog food and cheap hotdogs for bait.plenty of times we had enough for a feed
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Its been a few years....(30), but I used to go get crawdads on North River in Grays Harbor County off of HW 101. We would fill a 5 gallon bucket and they would later find themselves in a pot on the stove.

We used a big ball of fishing line with a chicken back or salmon head tied in the center and give it a hour + in the water to get them munching.
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Had better luck with a trap than a line. They are out and about - in Eastern WA where I grew up they were more abundant....
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