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STACKABLE Crab Traps made with STAINLESS STEEL Frames and Bait Springs

Captain Bruce is always striving to make a better crab trap.  His background in manufacturing using continuous improvement techniques drives him to keep improving the quality of his crabbing gear. Galvanized tops and frames are the weak link in the design of the stackable crab traps. With this being known, Captain Bruce has decided to quit making stackable crab traps using regular galvanized wire frames in his traps. All of his new traps will be made using Stainless Steel wire for the tops and the frames.

Finally… A stainless steel trap that you can afford!
 
No More Rusty Frames!  All of the frames components used in fabrication of the trap are made out of stainless steel  (except the mesh which comes in Galvanized or Vinyl).  The entire frame (top and sides) and the bait spring are made out of stainless steel.
Quality materials cost money… This is one of those times when you get what you pay for! These traps will last a lifetime, or until you wrap them around your prop (whichever comes first!) 

And they work!  Just read the testimonials below from our happy customers!

MINIMUM ORDER OF $20 REQUIRED

  • Orders are available for local pick-up or delivery via USPS. 

  • Shipping charges are based on delivery to bordering states (VA, DE, PA, NJ).  Orders being shipped to other states must pay actual shipping charges.

  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, money order's, cashier checks or personal checks accepted.  (Items will ship once personal check clears; usually within 3 business days.)

  • Refunds given in the event of merchandise defect only.

  • Minimum order of $20.00 required.

  • NEW!  DISCOUNTS!  Just select the appropriate button based on the quantity you are purchasing.


Please send your crabbing photos and videos to captainbruce53@aol.com and he will put them on his website.

To my crabbing friends in NJ, DE, VA, NC, SC, GA:  As I travel around the country, I get a lot of questions as to the legality of using my crab from state to state.  My Little Foot, Big Foot and Big Gun traps are Collapsible crab traps (not crab “pots”).  A “pot” is a commercial type of crab trap with funnels on the sides that the crabs can enter into and CANNOT escape.  A collapsible crab trap (like mine) allows the crabs to leave anytime they choose and the only way you catch what’s eating in the traps is when you pull up on the main line. The best definition of the traps I found was on the bluecrab.info under collapsible crab traps in NC but applies to all states.  A NCDNR officer said as long as the traps are collapsible you are “chicken necking,” and if you are chicken necking you can run as many lines or traps as you want AS LONG AS THEY OPEN UP WHEN THEY HIT THE BOTTOM.

Click here to read more about Big Foot and Big Gun traps.

 

 LITTLE FOOT SIZE STACKABLE CRAB TRAPS W/ SS FRAMES, HARDWARE
10.5" L x 10.5" W x 10.5" H - All traps are made with high quality commercial grade crab pot materials

Unrigged Galvanized w/ SS Frames, Hardware
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Item #01SS
(IN STOCK)

Trap is unrigged and includes (1) Stainless Steel Bait Spring installed. 

Rigging kits for these traps can be purchased under Floats.

Rigged Galvanized w/ SS Frames, Hardware
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Item #02SS
(IN STOCK)

Fully rigged traps are ready to crab  right out of the box!  (All you need to do is add the bait!) Each rigged trap has (1) Stainless Steel Bait Spring installed and rigged by the Captain himself using kit (Item 22).

Unrigged Vinyl w/ SS Frames, Hardware
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Item #03SS
(IN STOCK)

Trap is unrigged and includes (1) Stainless Steel Bait Spring installed. 

Rigging kits for these traps can be purchased under Floats.

Rigged Vinyl w/ SS Frames, Hardware
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Item #04SS
(IN STOCK)

Fully rigged traps are ready to crab  right out of the box!  (All you need to do is add the bait!) Each rigged trap has (1) Stainless Steel Bait Spring installed and rigged by the Captain himself using kit (Item 22).

1:  $ 17.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 17.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 15.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 14.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 12.00/ea
($2 shipping)

1:  $ 22.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 22.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 20.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 19.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 17.00/ea
($2 shipping)

1:  $ 18.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 18.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 16.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 15.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 13.00/ea
($2 shipping)

1:  $ 23.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 23.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 21.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 20.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 18.00/ea
($2 shipping)

 BIG FOOT SIZE STACKABLE CRAB TRAPS W/ SS FRAMES, HARDWARE
12" L x 12" W x 12" H - All traps are made with high quality commercial grade crab pot materials

Unrigged Galvanized
w/ SS Frames, Hardware

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Item #49
(IN STOCK)

Trap is unrigged and includes (1) Stainless Steel Bait Spring installed. 

Rigging kits for these traps can be purchased under Floats.

Unrigged Galv. Deluxe
w/ SS Frames, Hardware

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Item #49D
(IN STOCK)

Each deluxe Big Foot trap comes with 5 Stainless Steel Bait Springs installed.  The cost of the SS springs is $7.50 (if purchased separately)
so if you deduct the price of the springs that come with this trap, you are actually paying $13.50 ($21.00 - $7.50) for the trap. What a bargain. Quality traps for less than Foxy Mates!

Rigging kits for these traps can be purchased under Floats.

Rigged Galvanized
w/ SS Frames, Hardware

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Item #50
(IN STOCK)

Fully rigged traps are ready to crab  right out of the box!  (All you need to do is add the bait!) Each rigged trap has (1) Stainless Steel Bait Spring installed and rigged by the Captain himself using kit (Item 22).

Rigged Galv. Deluxe
w/ SS Frames, Hardware
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Item #50D
(IN STOCK)

Fully rigged traps are ready to crab  right out of the box!  (All you need to do is add the bait!)  Each trap is rigged by the Captain himself using kit (Item 22).

Each deluxe Big Foot trap comes with 5 Stainless Steel Bait Springs installed.  The cost of the SS springs is $7.50 (if purchased separately)
so if you deduct the price of the springs that come with this trap, you are actually paying $18.50 ($26.00 - $7.50) for the trap. What a bargain. Quality traps for less than Foxy Mates!

1:  $ 18.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 18.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 16.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 15.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 13.00/ea
($2 shipping)

1:  $ 23.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 23.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 21.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 20.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 18.00/ea
($2 shipping)

1:  $ 23.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 23.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 21.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 20.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 18.00/ea
($2 shipping)

1:  $ 27.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 27.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 25.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 24.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 22.00/ea
($2 shipping)

 

Unrigged Vinyl
 w/ SS
Frames, Hardware

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Item #51
(IN STOCK)

Trap is unrigged and includes (1) Stainless Steel Bait Spring installed. 

Rigging kits for these traps can be purchased under Floats.

Unrigged Vinyl Deluxe w/ SS Frames, Hardware
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Item #51D
(IN STOCK)

Each deluxe Big Foot trap comes with 5 Stainless Steel Bait Springs installed.  The cost of the SS springs is $7.50 (if purchased separately)
so if you deduct the price of the springs that come with this trap, you are actually paying $14.50 ($22.00 - $7.50) for the trap. What a bargain. Quality traps for less than Foxy Mates!

Rigging kits for these traps can be purchased under Floats.

Rigged Vinyl
w/ SS Frames, Hardware
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Item #52
(IN STOCK)

Fully rigged traps are ready to crab  right out of the box!  (All you need to do is add the bait!) Each  rigged trap has (1) Stainless Steel Bait Spring installed and rigged by the Captain himself using kit (Item 22).

Rigged Vinyl Deluxe
w/ SS Frames, Hardware
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Item #52D
(IN STOCK)

Fully rigged traps are ready to crab  right out of the box!  (All you need to do is add the bait!) Each  trap is rigged by the Captain himself using kit (Item 22).  Each deluxe Big Foot trap comes with 5 Stainless Steel Bait Springs installed.  The cost of the SS springs is $7.50 (if purchased separately)
so if you deduct the price of the springs that come with this trap, you are actually paying $19.50 ($27.00 - $7.50) for the trap. What a bargain. Quality traps for less than Foxy Mates!

1:  $ 19.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 19.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 17.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 16.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 14.00/ea
($2 shipping)

1:  $ 23.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 23.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 21.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 20.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 18.00/ea
($2 shipping)

1:  $ 24.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 24.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 22.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 21.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 19.00/ea
($3 shipping)

1:  $ 28.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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2-3:  $ 28.00/ea
($5 shipping)

4-5:  $ 26.00/ea
($4 shipping)

6+:  $ 25.00/ea
($3 shipping)

10+:  $ 23.00/ea
($2 shipping)

 

Rigged Galvanized
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Item #26

(IN STOCK)

Fully rigged traps are ready to crab  right out of the box!  (All you need to do is add the bait!) Each trap is rigged by the Captain himself using kit #09. Each Big Gun trap comes with 6 Stainless Steel Bait Springs installed.  The cost of the SS springs is $9.00 (if purchased separately) so if you deduct the price of the springs that come with this trap, you are actually paying $24.00 ($33.00 - $9.00) for the trap.  What a bargain.  Quality traps for less than Foxy Mates!

Rigged Vinyl Covered
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Item #28
(IN STOCK)

Fully rigged traps are ready to crab  right out of the box! (All you need to do is add the bait!) Each trap is rigged by the Captain himself using kit #09.  Each Big Gun trap comes with 6 Stainless Steel Bait Springs Installed.  The cost of the SS springs is $9.00 (if purchased separately)  so if you deduct the price of the springs that come with this trap, you are actually paying $25.00 ($34.00 - $9.00) for the trap.  Quality traps for less than Foxy Mates!
 

Little Foot (10.5" x 10.5") SS Replacement Frame Kit
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Item #01SSF

New low price!

These frames will fit standard size crab traps.  Want to get rid of those old rusty frames? Just purchase a SS replacement kit and follow these instructions.
 

1-3:  $ 33.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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4-5:  $ 31.00/ea
($5 shipping)

6+:  $ 30.00/ea
($4 shipping)

1-3:  $ 34.00/ea
($9 shipping)

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4-5:  $ 32.00/ea
($5 shipping)

6+:  $ 31.00/ea
($4 shipping)

$ 6.00/ea

 
 
Stainless Steel
Bait Clip

Item #268

Tired of losing bait from your crab traps to catfish and turtles? Now you can pin your chicken necks or bunker to your traps using stainless steel bait clips and never lose your bait again!  It's easy as 1, 2, 3...  FREE SHIPPING WITH PURCHASE OF TRAP.


1 - Unhook the pin

2 - Slide bait up the pin

3 -
Close the pin.

SS Bait Clip Package of 10 w/ SS Hog Rings

Item #269

Tired of losing bait from your crab traps to catfish and turtles? Now you can pin your chicken necks or bunker to your traps using stainless steel bait clips and never lose your bait again! It's easy as 1, 2, 3...


1 - Unhook the pin

2 - Slide bait up the pin

3 -
Close the pin.

SS Bait Spring 10 Pack
(w/ SS Hog Rings)

Item #12
 
 

$ 1.50/ea
Adjust the quantity in your PayPal cart to purchase
up to 30

$ 12.00/package of 10

$ 13.00/pk

 

ABOUT BIG FOOT TRAPS
33% LARGER THAN LITTLE FOOT STACKABLE CRAB TRAPS

You might be able to buy traps cheaper, but you can't buy them better!

Now you can use razor clams or alewife as bait in the early and late seasons, and chicken necks in the summer.  Just get some clam bags and some snoods... and you are all set! 

Here's how to do it:  Just pull the loose end of the snood up into the SS bait spring to hold it in place...  add your bait, and put the other end of the snood tight around the clam bag and you are all set.  When you want to change back to chicken necks, just pull the snood line out of the SS bait spring and put your neck in!

  • Guaranteed to catch more crabs with less traps...in less time!

  • 33% larger than regular stackable crab traps

  • 12" x 12" - The only trap on the market with a full 1 sq. ft. "footprint"

  • Commercial grade traps and components will last years - even with heavy usage in the salty waters of the Chesapeake Bay

  • Designed and made by a commercial crabber with over 40 years experience who uses these very same traps

  • Available in galvanized and vinyl-covered (rigged or unrigged)

  • The only trap on the market today with the catching power of 5 crab traps  (See how this is possible below)

  • Available in three models - Little Foot, Big Foot and Big Gun

  • One high quality, high tension stainless steel bait spring in included with every trap - makes baiting and unbaiting the traps a breeze

  • Stackable - a stack of 15 traps is only 48" tall and occupies only one square footprint of valuable boat space!

  • The perfect trap for the "hot spots" in your line... (see more)

These traps can be used in any or all of three different methods!

METHOD 1 METHOD 2 METHOD 3
Use it just like you would use a regular Crab trap. Put a single bait under the center Stainless Steel bait spring and Crab! 

One (1) stainless steel bait spring is included in purchase price of each trap.  Additional stainless bait springs are available at additional cost.
When the crab bite picks up You can add more baits to your trap (up to a maximum of 5.)  The more food for the crabs to feed on, the more crabs you will catch with each pull of the trap! 

With our high quality, high tension stainless steel bait springs, baiting and unbaiting is a breeze.

Bait all 5 bait springs with bait and lower the trap in the water to create a chum slick.  A chum slick will create a feeding frenzy, which will draw more crabs from a greater distance to feed in your trap.

While other crabbers are waiting for the bite to turn on, YOU will be catching crabs!

THE BOTTOM LINE:
MORE BAITS = MORE CRABS


And when you are finished crabbing...

You can stack the traps in a nice neat stack….


Using only a 1 square footprint of your valuable boat space!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A stack of 15 traps
is only 48” tall!

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ABOUT BIG GUN TRAPS

48% LARGER THAN THE BIG FOOT TRAPS... IT'S ALMOST 2 BIG FOOTS IN ONE TRAP!
THE LARGEST STACKABLE CRAB TRAP ALLOWED BY MARYLAND LAW!

How would you like to catch up to 6 crabs with one pull of a trap?  Sound impossible? Not anymore...

Now you can catch up to 6 crabs with the new “Big Gun” stackable crab trap designed and used by Captain Bruce.  This trap is NOT designed to replace your regular Stackable Crab Traps, but rather to supplement it.  It’s purpose is to give you another tool for your crab catching tool box.

How to use the “BIG GUN” Stackable Crab Trap - Captain Bruce's Crabbing Technique:

  • Begin the crabbing day by finding out where the crabs are feeding for that day.  You can do this by baiting your traps with FRESH chicken necks!  Once the traps are baited, lay out one line (about half of your traps) in the shallow water and the other half in deeper water.

  • After the baiting and the laying out of the traps are completed, make a run and begin pulling up the traps and most importantly noticing where the best crab bites are happening.  And then……the fun begins!

  • After you catch a crab in the same trap, for two times in a row (or 2 out of 3 runs) bring out the “Big Gun” - The Largest Crab Trap Allowed by Maryland Law!

  • Bait up the Big GUN Stackable crab trap with 6 or more Fresh Chicken Necks and  remove the regular stackable crab trap (put it at the end of the crab trap line replacing the Little Foot with the Big Gun in the “HOT SPOT”).

  • Years of crabbing with crab traps have taught me that crabs don’t like to share baits, but they don’t mind eating with other crabs in the same trap (as long as they have their own bait and don’t have to share)

  • This will allow you to catch up to 6 crabs in one trap with one pull!

  • Now... you won’t catch 6 crabs every time you throw the Big Gun trap in the water BUT when the feeding frenzy begins, you will definitely catch more than one crab at a time.

  • This method will allow you to limit out in less time and give you more time to work on your "Honey Do" list that your wife left for you to do on the weekend.  This way both you and your wife will be happy.  :)  So why don’t you give it a shot?  What do you have to lose?!  You just might make the 6 @ a time club!  Email me and let me know how well you do.  You might just become famous when I put your response in the testimonials section of my web site.  Thanks and good crabbin!    - CB

And they are still stackable!

You might be able to buy traps cheaper, but you can't buy them better!


Now you can use razor clams or alewife as bait in the early and late seasons, and chicken necks in the summer.  Just get some clam bags and some snoods... and you are all set! 

Here's how to do it:  

Just pull the loose end of the snood up into the SS bait spring to hold it in place... 

...add your bait, and put the other end of the snood tight around the clam bag and you are all set. 

When you want to change back to chicken necks, just pull the snood line out of the SS bait spring and put your neck in!

  • Guaranteed to catch more crabs with less traps...in less time!

  • 48% larger than the Big Foot stackable crab traps... It's almost TWO Big Foot's in ONE TRAP!

  • 15" W x 20" L x 11" H

  • Stainless Steel Bait Springs - Comes with 6 SS bait springs installed

  • Commercial grade traps and components will last years - even with heavy usage in the salty waters of the Chesapeake Bay

  • Designed and made by a commercial crabber with over 40 years experience who uses these very same traps

  • Available in galvanized and vinyl-covered (rigged or unrigged)

  • Door Lines (Now new & improved) - 8 lines per trap of 600 lb (tensile strength)

  • The only trap on the market today with the catching power of 6 crab traps  (See how this is possible below)

  • 6 high quality, high tension stainless steel bait springs in included with every trap - makes baiting and unbaiting the traps a breeze

  • Stackable - a stack of 15 traps is only 48" tall

  • Maryland Law now allows Recreational Crabbers to use traps up to 15" x 20" in size.

  • The perfect trap for the "hot spots" in your line...

The Perfect Trap for the Hot Spots in Your Line

Every Crabber has a “hot spot” in their line. A hot spot is defined as the traps that almost always produces a crab every time you pull it up. The Big Foot Stackable crab trap (with extra stainless steel bait spring) is the right tool for the job!  This trap was designed to allow you to take full advantage of this hot spot by putting more baits in this hot area of the river resulting in YOU catching more crabs.  The reason is simple:  The Big Foot stackable crab trap allows you to put more baits, and a larger trap, in this hot area.

The bottom line is more crabs… with less traps… in less time!

The way I use my Little Foot, Big Foot and Big Gun Traps is...  I lay my Little Foot size stackable crab traps out in different areas and in different depths. As soon as I begin to catch crabs from a Little Foot trap, I cut my Bait in half and bait up a BIG FOOT or Big GUN Trap with 5 or 6 pieces of bait and replace the Little Foot traps with the Big Foot and Big Guns Traps.  I also move the Little Foot traps at the end of the line. I keep doing this over and over again, until all of my hot spots are covered with Big Foot and Big Guns Traps with multiple Baits.  I continue this process until I have all the crabs that I need for the day. 

Our personal best last year was 4 keeper crabs in 1 big foot trap in 1 pull and a bushel in 45 minutes... using this method.


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Designed and Used by Captain Bruce 

Captain Bruce is a Captain certified by the US Coastguard and also a commercial crabber with over 40 years experience crabbing the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. He is one of the very few commercial crabbers who uses Stackable Crab Traps to catch crabs. 

Captain Bruce has been making Stackable Crab Traps for over 10 years.  He continuously uses the knowledge he gains by using his traps out on the water to improve the design and operation of the traps.  

This allows YOU, the recreational crabber to have a worry-free and productive crabbing experience.

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Customer Testimonials

"Them darn traps worked!!!!!!!!  Now I can't return them..."  Best crab traps ever by on eof the nicest guys in the business.  Thank you Captain Bruce." 

"Made our crabbing so much more productive.  My family loves going crabbing."

"By the way, your Big Foot traps are awesome!  Thank you very much for making a high quality product!"  (Adam)

"When I got home, I took a hard look at my Big Foot rigged vinyl deluxe (SS) traps you sold to me. I must admit, I was amazed with the quality of your product. I am completely satisfied with the Big Foot traps. My money was well spent.  I have been recreational crabbing on the eastern shore for quite a few years, I have never come across equipment as good as yours.  As I retire more of my current equipment, I will return to purchase more Big Foot traps, and one of your 600' rigged trot lines. Thank you Captain Bruce, I hope you continue to provide your high quality products.  Please thank Crabwoman for doing a fine job scribing my name on the floats."  (Joe Riccio)

"I ordered 10 traps from you and I needed the them fast.  I received 10 very well crafted traps for you ahead of schedule.  I could not be more pleased, my son (attached) and I love fishing together but now all he wants to do is go crabbing! We caught so many crabs that we only kept the big boys!! Thank you very much, you made a little boy and his dad very happy."  (Joseph R. Davis)

 
Thanks for making my crabbing life easier.  The traps are consistent work compared to the trotline but less worry about running the boat straight or having the wind push you.  These are awesome.  Thanks. (Frank)

"I used my new traps last Sunday and caught 30 big Jimmies. The traps worked great. I'm assuming you make them yourselves... it shows. Great quality!"  (Rich Mulford)

"My wife bought me 8 of the Big Gun traps for FREE SHIPPING and I absolutely love them. They are the best traps I have ever owned. I usually average 3 crabs to a trap when I pull them up. In September of 2010 I was crabbing on the Wye and caught 8 crabs in one of them. It was so heavy coming up that I thought it was a turtle. Unfortunately 2 got out right before I got it out of the water but the other 6 stayed in.  Thanks for the great traps!"  (Tim Porak)

"I bought crab traps about 10 years ago, and the string on them needs replacing." (Paul)

"Just wanted to say thanks for the beautiful net and snooded crab line.  Excellent quality and that's not common these days.  I'll be out once this dang rain stops.  I'll be sure to pass on about your quality products to my friends. Take care." (Pete Bauer)

"Hi, as I’m dusting off my gear and eagerly awaiting the crabs to arrive, I thought I’d drop you a line to let you know how awesome your convertible traps are since I was too busy using them last year to write in.  They easily fit in the back of my relatively small car, but give you the security of a topped trap (I crab off of a tall pier).  They’re also easier on my girlfriend because the trap closes immediately and she can pull it through the water column and up to the pier at her leisure (and a happy girlfriend means more crabbing).  So thanks again!"  (Ray)

"Did very well using your traps for the first time.  Went out Saturday and Sunday morning for a couple of hours each day.  Managed a bushel of heavy jimmies.  I was pleasantly surprised at how efficient they are.  I had many a trap come up with two crabs in the trap and several with three.  My wife went into the day thinking trot lines rule and was surprised at how much she enjoyed it as well.  Looking forward to the last 4 traps."  (Mike)

"Crabbing just about broke up my marriage. Went crabbing with 20 small pots, out for hours and only caught 7-9 crabs. Then my husband was surfing the net and came across Captain Bruce's website.  He purchased 10 big gun traps and what a difference a trap makes.  We caught 1 bushel last time out. Great person to deal with. Highly recommend traps."  (Fran Tate)

"Thanks for the traps. They look very nice and well made. Much nicer design than others I have seen or used. Can't wait to try them."  (Chris)

"My name is Chip and I'm the one who bought a 1,000' line off you on Tuesday (Townsend De).  It came Thursday and couldn't wait to get her wet!  I took my wife and son down to Tred Avon Friday morning. We started at 6 and had our bushel by 9:30!  Best day this year by far. Those things are soooo fun and after our 2nd run my wife turned and said "Why did we wait so long to get one of these?"  Anyway, just thought I'd say thanks for the quick service and nice product.  Have a great season!"  (Chip)

"Hey Captain Bruce, just wanted to let you know that my order arrived yesterday and these topless traps look nice.  Unbelievable that I placed order on Monday and received them on Tuesday.  Thanks for the warp speed shipping.  I am anxious to give them a try."  (Dennis Maltby)
 

"Thanks for making my crabbing life easier.  The traps are consistent work compared to the trotline but less worry about running the boat straight or having the wind push you.  These are awesome.  Thanks."  (Frank)

"By the way, for folks who are still on the fence about buying from CB, he makes great crab traps, and customer service is  outstanding."  (Crabshack)

 "Nice traps.  I will be picking some of these up soon."  (Madcrabber11)

" After dealing with CB, I wouldn't buy trap anywhere else.  A++++ service."  (LeathalWeapor)

"Captain Bruce's traps are nice.  Just got 10 more a month ago in vinyl coated and he includes a SS bait spring, too.  I can't wait to use them."  (Cdog)

"...Really like the 12x12 design, will definitely replace as needed with those. It's almost a 50% bigger area for them mumbos."  (DOMNIKDYL)

"I love the traps.  They are much better than the Foxy Mates.  Thank you so much."   (Captain Dave, Wye River)

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