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I'm thinking of heading up Indian Arm Sunday with the family for sight seeing and some crabbing.
Are there any prawns up there this time of year?
I bought some cheap prawn traps a couple of years ago and I've only used them twice - skunked both times.
I'm not looking for anyone's secret hot spot (email me off list if you want to share) but I'd sure like some ideas on what to use and how to rig up.
I've done some online searching and it seems like + - 250ft using the retail bait pellets works good. Any type of bottom structure to look for? Near a drop off? I plan to use 2 traps on one float. How far apart do you set the traps on the line? What's the best way to rig the weights? How long do you leave them to soak?

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Can be some decent prawning to be had up that way. Soak the traps through the floodtide. I'm not so sure I'd hang both traps off one line unless they are far enough apart so when you are pulling them up from 250' + that you aren't trying to bring them up both at the same time. Prawns generally like rocky bottoms.
 

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I'd find out if the commercial guys have been working the arm, if so it may be a little thin on prawns up there. I've set 2 traps 50 feet apart on one line and have had good sucess. look for areas with holes and hope that your traps end up in one of them. Good luck
 
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