Comeback Crab

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Comeback Crab

Post by ThePractice » Mon Jan 20, 2014 12:58 am

Caught this some time back but I released it because it felt empty
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One month later I caught it again(Can't pose with because I was alone) I recognise it from the dent on its head.
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The meat wasn't that great, should have released it again :rant:

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by ilurbtambans » Mon Jan 20, 2014 1:48 am

Nice job recapturing it! well at least the size made up for the lack of meat :P did you try pressing the shell to see if its soft?

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by ThePractice » Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:00 am

Thanks! Yes the size made up for the meat :P I didn't get to press the second time, it escaped into a small hole which led to the sea but I put my hand in to pull it out, then it pinched my hand :/ I just transferred it into the cooler box after that. The PRC beside me foul hooked a female and I kinda got jealous, they had a cast net and I didn't want them to have if I released it :)

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by alibabaCrabber » Mon Jan 20, 2014 12:35 pm

wah thats a big muddie u have there. next time dont use ur hand grab the crab out from the hole very dangerous u risk losing ur fingers!! hope to see more cr from u :D

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by ThePractice » Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:44 pm

Thanks! I will keep that in mind. I hope I get to post more CRs too but crabs don't come very often for me :(

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by Peace » Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:14 pm

That's a big one, it must be fate that the crab is to die at your hands. :p Yeah, don't noodle the crab out of the hole with your bare hands, especially one this size. :sweatdrop: Get a thick metal clothes hanger and reshape it into a long hook, it's pretty useful for such a purpose.

Off topic: And I added one more crab avatar for you crab fanatics. ;)
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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by ThePractice » Tue Jan 21, 2014 12:39 am

It bit my hand and it isn't as bad as people made it sound but yeah I will consider bringing a reshaped hook next time. Yay! A Crucifix Crab! Right?

Also off topic: I realize we don't have a mud lobster in the archives, I have a picture of a one from ubin. Hope it's useful
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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by Peace » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:33 pm

Oh wow, I would love to use your picture of the mud lobster. You've got a clean shot of it too. :cool: Thanks for the picture, I'll put it up soon. I've tried digging its mound before but it went quite deep down so I gave up. Did you spot this lobster out in the open?

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by ThePractice » Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:55 pm

Yay! Thank you! Yes, it was out in the open, I saw it in the middle of the road after I came out of the bushes. After I picked it up a taxi drove by :sweatdrop: The last photo is when I returned it into the water but it came back out a while later, and walked all the way back to where I was, then into a pile of leaves. It was also the first time I actually seen a mud lobster :)

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by alibabaCrabber » Tue Jan 21, 2014 11:27 pm

what were u doing inside the bushes pang sai LOL

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by ThePractice » Tue Jan 21, 2014 11:44 pm

Went in to set my traps... :pinocchio: HAHAHA!

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by Peace » Wed Jan 22, 2014 8:03 pm

That's lucky of you, I always wanted to see one myself but all I see are their mounds. I wonder why it was in the middle of the road, perhaps in search of a better area where there are more hot lobster babes. :p

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by ThePractice » Thu Jan 23, 2014 12:10 am

HAHAHA! Maybe~ but how do we know that this one's not a female?

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Re: Comeback Crab

Post by Peace » Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:45 pm

Because he has much hairy legs. :p

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