Netting, Gaffs, Pots & Bait Pumps
Crabbing is a favourite Australian pastime. People living near our waterways and inlets enjoy simple and natural foods that can be easily caught using heavy duty crab pots and cast nets. The Anaconda range of crab pots and bait nets includes bait traps, landing nets, prawn nets, entry crab pots, drop nets and the best rectangular crab traps available.
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CAN I PURCHASE CRAB AND BAIT TRAPS AT ANACONDA?
Yes, you can. Our extensive range is available Australia-wide, from NSW, VIC, Queensland and beyond. Australian anglers enjoy crabbing also, so it makes sense for Anaconda to provide leading equipment from brands such as Surecatch, Jarvis Walker, Terminal Tackle, Shimano, Platypus and other fishing industry specialists.
The Anaconda crabbing and fishing equipment selection is vast. Our heavy duty, long-lasting fishing tackle, crab pots, nets and baits include gaffs, rod holders, baitholders, mud crab nets, crab bait, jig heads, fishing lures, bait buckets and all other essential fishing gear, depending on your style.
If your preference is fishing from a boat or kayak, our fishfinders and chargers are second to none, and if you are frustrated with brittle fishing line that snaps easily, try heavy duty Anaconda fishing line from name brand manufacturers.
WHAT SHOULD I LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING A TRAP?
There are dozens of different crab traps, lobster traps, prawn nets and fishing nets to choose from. In addition, you will require suitable tackle boxes, crab bait, waders and other fishing gear for optimum results. Fishing is a science best learnt from the experts, so take time to speak to your local Anaconda fishing specialist if possible.
We have everything required for safe angling and crabbing at Anaconda. You can pick up lifejackets that satisfy Australian standards, squid jigs, hard body fishing lines, rod holders, collapsible nets, aerators, swivels and more.
WHAT TYPE OF BAIT SHOULD I USE IN THE TRAP?
Again, this is dependent on your chosen catch. Crab bait is generally anything from food, such as chicken necks or intestines to tins of tuna with holes punched in them, to road kill and dead fish or eels. Different baits will work in different locations, so a lot of trial and error is involved. Prawn or shrimp bait is normally a combination of commercial pellets and oils, but can also be made from some fishy cat foods, canned oily fishes (mackerel, sardines, herring), fish carcasses, and herring or anchovies.
CAN I USE A TRAP ANYWHERE?
Australian fishing regulations vary from state to state. Some types of trap are not permitted in some areas, so make sure you check the regulations before you set out to go fishing with your trap. Other restrictions can be seasonal to avoid catching fish or shellfish in the breeding season. Fishing permits are also required in many areas.
DOES ANACONDA SELL OTHER TYPES OF FISHING EQUIPMENT?
Yes, as well as the traps found here, you will find a huge range of fishing rods, nets and other fishing equipment here at Anaconda, for fishing in all types of conditions. Take a look at the huge collection of equipment, tools, accessories, essentials and find all your fishing necessities here at Anaconda.