Re: A few plate size sand crabs.
Posted: Tue May 07, 2019 11:26 pm
G'day Justabloke, hope you are feeling better soon, to be able to hit the 90 mile.justabloke wrote: ↑Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:20 pmAhhh, the old sand crab, bane of the surf fisho on the 90 Mile but very nice to eat. My son usually gets them when we catch a few. I've often stood on them when wading the surf, much to my surprise and the crab's too I'd imagine he he. They tend to burrow into the sand a bit. Many years ago I was fishing in a boat at Port Welshpool and there was an absolute swarm of the things. We were pulling them up one after another, often with two on the rig. We kept a very nice feed and enjoyed them very much - lovely! I'm only about a 15 minute drive from the 90 Mile beach but have been a bit too sick to fish much. Hope to get down there again soon enough and get in some relaxing fishing. A good thread this, thanks!
My mate Don, against all my efforts, got me into surf fishing, mainly Salt Creek and Goolwa/Murray Mouth , , , , and I love it. But being with Don (and his annoying but lovable brother) makes the trip. BBQ for breakfast, lunch and dinner. But it is a great way to pass the time.
Hope you get out soon.