Hooking Crawfish

Discussion in 'Catfishing Baits' started by MRR, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. MRR

    MRR New Member

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    What is the best way to put crayfish on a hook. Would like to keep them alive long as possible.
    Also what size hooks do the most of you use when using them.Thanks in advance
     
  2. 223reload

    223reload New Member

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    John,I usually use "J" hooks,run the point of the hook under the tail shell underneath.starting at the vent and exiting just at the base of the tail,the crawfish can crawl,but cans back swim. they stay alive a long time like this.3/0 or 4/0 work well depending on the size of the bait.
     

  3. Dirtdobber

    Dirtdobber Guest Staff Member

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    I do it the same way. Some people run the hook through about half way up the tail
     
  4. shania

    shania New Member

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