Store Address: 
3404 Conowingo Road
Street, Maryland 21154

Fax: 443-640-6031

Hours: Fri 11-6, Sat 11-5

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Crab Traps and Pots

We manufacture wire products using the highest quality marine grade materials. All of our wire is US manufactured. We make crab traps, crab pots, live boxes, bait wells, fish traps, nets and more.

RECREATIONAL CRAB TRAPS

OUR SPECIALTY  - RIGGED & READY TO GO! JUST ADD BAIT! 

Our vinyl collapsible crab traps are made here in our facility using only the best U.S. manufactured wire. Traps are available in two sizes - the "Little Jimmy" measures 10.5 x 10.5 inches on the sides and bottom. Our "Big Jimmy" measures 12 x 12 inches on the sides and bottom. Both Jimmies come standard with our own custom designed stainless steel bait spring. These traps are only available rigged.

Pricing

Little Jimmies:

Rigged by the dozen: $180.00 ($15.00 ea.)

    in quantities LESS than a dozen: $16.50 each

 

Big Jimmies:

Rigged by the dozen: $192.00 ($16.00 ea)

    in quantities LESS than a dozen: $17.00 each

 

Rigging -

We use #5 line for doors, 12 to 14 feet of #6 line for pull line, and a 1 x 5 marine cell float.  All connections are made using stainless steel hogrings for durability. Our standard float is a marine-grade 1" by 5" float.  Longer pull lines or larger floats are available upon request at an additional charge.

 

Vinyl Box Traps

 

Like our vinyl collapsible traps our box traps are made here in our facility using only the best U.S. manufactured wire. Our standard box trap measures 10.5 x 7.5 inches on the sides and 10.5 x 10.5 inches on the bottom. Each trap comes standard with our custom stainless steel bait spring. Available only rigged. 

 Pricing

Rigged by the dozen: $180.00 ($15.00 ea.)

    in quantities LESS than a dozen: $16.00 each

Rigging-

We use #5 line for doors, 12 to 14 feet of #6 line for pull line, and a 1 x 5 marine cell float.  All connections are made using stainless steel hogrings for durability. Our standard float is a marine-grade 1" by 5" float.  Longer pull lines or larger floats are available upon request.

 

Galvanized Topless and Box Traps

         

These Foxy-Mate traps are made in the USA using galvanized wire.  Both the box and topless version come standard with door strings and the topless includes a bait spring. These traps are available unrigged ONLY!

Box Trap Pricing (unrigged only)

      by the dozen: $114.00

           in quantities less than a dozen:  $9.50 ea
 

Topless Trap Pricing (unrigged only)

     by the dozen: $138.00

     in quantities less than a dozen:  $11.50 ea

 

Jumbo Topless and Box Traps

  

These are the largest recreational traps allowed by law in the state of Maryland, measuring 15 x 20 inches. Both topless and box trap version are made by us using only the finest quality U.S. wire, and come standard with 5 of our custom stainless steel bait springs. These come rigged only!

Pricing 

     Topless: $28.50 each - RIGGED!

     Box Traps: $28.50 each  - RIGGED!

We use #5 line for doors, 12 to 14 feet of #6 line for pull line, and a LARGE Can Float.  All connections are made using stainless steel hogrings for durability.  Longer pull lines or larger floats are available upon request.

 

Vinyl Four Throat Fish Traps

Catches fish bait - FOUR THROATS – Vinyl coated wire for long wear (does not include line or floats – S/S Rings – Hinged Door to Retrieve Catch – VERY Popular with Bay Fishermen.

Pricing: $49.99 each

Commercial Grade Crab Pots

Perfect for hanging on your pier or bulkhead or crabbing open water – FOUR THROATS, Vinyl Coated Wire for long wear – Hinged Door to Retrieve Catch, Bait Box, S/S Rings, Cull Rings – VERY POPULAR with Waterfront Homeowners and Commercial Crabbers – (Does not include line, floats, anodes) Compare our prices to most sporting goods and marine stores - we believe our crab pots are better made and from what we have seen they will cost you less. Make no mistake these are quality built pots . 

$38.50 each with no turtle excluders*

$40.50 with turtle excluders installed

*Many states require crab pots to have turtle excluders installed in each funnel. Additionally, some states have requirements for biodegradable escape mechanisms. When ordering, please specify the state in which these pots will be used in order to assure compliance with local legal requirements.

Half Size Crab Pots

1/2 pot is 1/2 the height of a full size crab pot and has no upper chamber. Waterfront owners who are subject to dramatic tides asked for these so they are ALWAYS in the water catching crabs . These half-size pots are made from the same quality vinyl coated wire as our full size commercial crab pots. They are also available in double dip galvanized non-vinyl coated wire.

Vinyl 1/2 POT Prices:

$28.50 each without turtle excluders

$30.50 with turtle excluders

* Not all state laws and regulations allow the use of half size pots by non-commercially licensed crabbers. Please check your local laws and regulations before purchasing.