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Crab trap ring size? Any restrictions?

Regarding flat ring traps for crabs. Not pyramid or commercial style box traps. Is there a restriction on ring size. Most I have seen are 17 or 18 inches as sold by Bass Pro and I think Walmart are about the same size.
Academy Sports is now selling ring traps in the 30 - 36 inch range. Thanks for any replies!


  • SHELLFISHSHELLFISH Posts: 108 Deckhand
    I just got a return telephone call from LT. Steve VanNortwick of FWC regarding my question. A very nice gentleman and his answer was that ring traps are considered a "crab drop net trap" and there is no restriction on ring size.
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