Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

myronja
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 568
Joined: Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:21 pm
Location: Mont Belvieu,tx

Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby myronja » Mon Jan 12, 2015 4:48 pm

It’s that time again, time to spend a beautiful Texas winter day on the bay collecting abandoned crab traps. The crabbing closure will be February 20-March 1. If the weather cooperates February 21 will be the target day for our consolidated effort. From an email i got just a heads up
TAA-436
15' panther 350dd 72"x30 Flordia Paddle 40mph-sold
16X7 Air Ranger 383 stroker 2:1 belt 78" powershift 3/8" poly 58.8mph had to let out

shiggs
Site Supporter - III
Site Supporter - III
Posts: 796
Joined: Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:20 pm
Location: Texas Coast

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby shiggs » Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:37 pm

The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) needs some airboat help staging out of Ft. Anahuac Park like the last few years. I normally help with this and it is always a good time. I currently have two boats torn apart with engines removed, so I am going to need some folks to help take up my slack. :thumbleft:

Please let me know in this thread, who is planning on supporting. I let them know that I would spread the word and try to rustle some support. They like to get an idea of how many boats they may have helping, to plan volunteer support at the dock.

Any help is appreciated and during last few years rewarded with a good gumbo lunch and some door prize giveaways!

Thanks Again!

sh

Chaseh
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 405
Joined: Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:31 pm

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby Chaseh » Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:58 pm

Fyi, the SETX mud run is the weekend of the 21st

User avatar
swampsquatch09
Site Supporter - III
Site Supporter - III
Posts: 393
Joined: Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:13 am
Location: Mont Belvieu, TX

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby swampsquatch09 » Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:54 am

^ gata do the mud run if the cleanup moves dates il be out there
14ft Maxcraft, 70" WW Signature Series 320 lycoming
:texas:

shiggs
Site Supporter - III
Site Supporter - III
Posts: 796
Joined: Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:20 pm
Location: Texas Coast

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby shiggs » Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:39 pm

Still looking for some help if anybody is free. I think they have the Chambers County Airboats and the Parks and Wildlife Airboat that helped last year, but so far that is it.

I will most likely be tied up with the spacewalk this weekend, so any help taking up my slack is much appreciated.

Thanks,
sh

myronja
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 568
Joined: Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:21 pm
Location: Mont Belvieu,tx

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby myronja » Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:42 pm

I will be there
TAA-436
15' panther 350dd 72"x30 Flordia Paddle 40mph-sold
16X7 Air Ranger 383 stroker 2:1 belt 78" powershift 3/8" poly 58.8mph had to let out

shiggs
Site Supporter - III
Site Supporter - III
Posts: 796
Joined: Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:20 pm
Location: Texas Coast

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby shiggs » Fri Feb 20, 2015 11:03 am

myronja wrote:I will be there


Thanks Josh!

Chaseh
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 405
Joined: Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:31 pm

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby Chaseh » Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:54 pm

Where is this at? Is the water protected? I'm in bridge city now but ride may postpone due to weather/wind

myronja
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 568
Joined: Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:21 pm
Location: Mont Belvieu,tx

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby myronja » Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:01 am

If its a south wind not at all but we usually ride the bank from fort anahuac park to the hl&p spillway which is shallow so its not that bad. Its being held at fort anahuac park thats where i will be putting at also.
TAA-436
15' panther 350dd 72"x30 Flordia Paddle 40mph-sold
16X7 Air Ranger 383 stroker 2:1 belt 78" powershift 3/8" poly 58.8mph had to let out

myronja
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 568
Joined: Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:21 pm
Location: Mont Belvieu,tx

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby myronja » Sun Feb 22, 2015 12:30 pm

I got 30 traps and 4 hours
TAA-436
15' panther 350dd 72"x30 Flordia Paddle 40mph-sold
16X7 Air Ranger 383 stroker 2:1 belt 78" powershift 3/8" poly 58.8mph had to let out

shiggs
Site Supporter - III
Site Supporter - III
Posts: 796
Joined: Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:20 pm
Location: Texas Coast

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby shiggs » Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:20 pm

myronja wrote:I got 30 traps and 4 hours


Good deal! How many other airboats were there?

myronja
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 568
Joined: Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:21 pm
Location: Mont Belvieu,tx

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby myronja » Sun Feb 22, 2015 11:47 pm

2 sheriff 1 u.s.fisheries and me for airboats. 2 game warden outboards and i think 2 other boats it was very rough and white cappping and water was very high from south wind the marsh was flooded all the way back up to the camp houses no dry land at all. I rode to spillway everything that we got was in bulkhead cove by seperator across from boat ramp.
TAA-436
15' panther 350dd 72"x30 Flordia Paddle 40mph-sold
16X7 Air Ranger 383 stroker 2:1 belt 78" powershift 3/8" poly 58.8mph had to let out

rost495
Site Supporter - III
Site Supporter - III
Posts: 2331
Joined: Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:30 pm
Location: La Grange, TX

Re: Anahauc crab trap cleanup Feb. 21

Postby rost495 » Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:48 am

Good job guys! We managed 50 traps in about 4 hours at Hynes bay.


Return to “Texas Airboaters”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests