First ever female mud crab

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First ever female mud crab

Post by ThePractice » Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:49 pm

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Caught my first ever female mud crab! But after tying it up, I realized it was empty and let it go.

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Re: First ever female mud crab

Post by Peace » Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:50 pm

That's a nice size mud crab and a wise decision to release it back. Most people would have took it back home. I bet it'll come back to you once she's all meaty. :D Have you tried eating a thunder crab before?

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Re: First ever female mud crab

Post by ThePractice » Mon Jan 27, 2014 1:24 am

I know right? Catching it was enough to make my day. Its usually males I see, I became quite worried about their reproduction, but my mind is at ease now :D
I considered it before but never got around doing it, I heard the meat is amazing, can you vouch for it? Hahaha

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Re: First ever female mud crab

Post by Vidic » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:40 pm

Your picture looks like your fingers are between the claws, ouch ! :D Anyway, glad that your effort was appreciated in return with a female muddy. Nice !
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Re: First ever female mud crab

Post by Peace » Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:03 pm

I tried it once and only ate the claws like what people said. Didn't find it any better than mud crab but it's still pretty tasty.

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Re: First ever female mud crab

Post by ThePractice » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:18 am

Thank you! My fingers were safe :) I might consider eating the claw, update here if I do :D

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