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Seawater prawns

Post by Kim Bak Lor » Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:29 pm

Where can catch seawater prawns (not pond) like usingcrab net and what bait

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Re: Seawater prawns

Post by ilurbtambans » Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:46 pm

i am not sure about catching prawns using a cage/trap. However i do know that there is a season to cast net for prawns, never tried before so i cant really help you out with this! ::x:

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Re: Seawater prawns

Post by stout infantfish » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:24 pm

Buy a casting net and cast it near the shore during evening time

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Re: Seawater prawns

Post by Kim Bak Lor » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:29 pm

Which shore best?

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Re: Seawater prawns

Post by stout infantfish » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:23 pm

I cannot give you the specifics as everyone have their own favourites. as catching prawns is like fishing,you need to know their habitat and through trail and error.Luck and skill do plays a part too. You may try near breakwater areas or drian discharge pipes.Stay away from areas where lots of human activity area as they will disturb the crusteceans. Most of all,you must keep trying and don't give up :)

N.B singapore beach is quite dangerous as there are lots of sudden drop offs.Do be careful when you cast your net.Many a times i have been complacent and the current or drop offs nearly got me killed :sweatdrop:

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Re: Seawater prawns

Post by Kim Bak Lor » Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:27 pm

Drop offs?

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Re: Seawater prawns

Post by Daryl » Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:48 pm

drop offs are sudden drop of seabed like example at the shore it maybe 1m of water take another step forward 5-6m deep of water thats why u have to becareful.There are spots to cast for prawns i do get some prawns during my cast net trip at pasir ris, sungei tampines and sungei api api are good places to start with however u wanna watch out for jelly fishes and catfishes that frequent those waters . remeber to have someone with u when u go cast net so tat u will have people to look out for u. Oh yeah do scan the surrounds for rocks u dun wanna cast ur net into piles of rocks u may have juz wasted ur whole net . Good Luck casting and Cheers! :yay:

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Re: Seawater prawns

Post by Kim Bak Lor » Fri Aug 30, 2013 7:50 am

Six pipes can?

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Re: Seawater prawns

Post by stout infantfish » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:58 am

Dairyfun is right about that,i missed out to inform you tha about rocks and dangerous fishes

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Re: Seawater prawns

Post by Daryl » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:07 am

six pipes does look alright for cast netting from the platform but u have to test the bottom first using fishing weights to check how deep and how snaggy too deep ur castnet may not to be able to sink down to the bottom then u cant catch anything too snaggy u risk ur cast net~ :sweatdrop:

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