Wordless Wednesday - Catching crawdads at Lake Tahoe, CA

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Never would have thought you could catch crawdads at the lake...  I was up in north shore this weekend with my son, and started moving rocks and there they were!  I never would have thought of catching them in such large lakes...  The area was shallow, and warmer.  lots of shad in the water, and lots of rocks, big and small.

Crawdad

I saw many, and grabbed this one, so I could show my son, and take a great picture for the photo album.  Then I thought, it would be fun to share!

As long as you grab them from the "butt" they can't claw you...  Then again, if they did claw you, it really doesn't hurt!

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Keller Williams Realty, Cupertino

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Ann Allen Hoover
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Yum Yum!  Those little bugs are mighty tasty!

August 18, 2010 09:28 PM #1
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GREAT picture.....What do you use for a camera?

 

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August 18, 2010 09:29 PM #2
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Chris,  That's a pretty healthy size sample!

August 18, 2010 09:35 PM #3
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Great shot! I haven't seen a live crawdad since I was a youngster in Kentucky. ps_I thought crawdads only lived in creeks. At least that's where we found them in KY.

August 18, 2010 09:35 PM #4
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Ann - I know!!!!  With a little butter!  :)

August 18, 2010 09:47 PM #5
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Patricia - Just a Cannon 10X zoom digital camera...  Just got lucky with the lighting!  :)

August 18, 2010 09:47 PM #6
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Liz and Bill - I caught a bigger one, but didn't have the camera, so I had to get back to the shore and find a new one.  :)

August 18, 2010 09:48 PM #7
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Vickie - Strange huh?  It was a barren looking floor of that part of the lake!

August 18, 2010 09:49 PM #8
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Looks like a large bug that we have in the southern parts of the state.

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August 18, 2010 10:32 PM #9
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Too cute!  All I can think of is a little Mini-Me of a lobster. :)

August 18, 2010 11:16 PM #10
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Yulk, I'm not touching that thing or even getting near it, looks like something to put under my shoe no, I take that back not my shoe.  I don't like creepy crawly things.  What would you do with the crustacean anyway, eat it?  I'm sorry just thoughts going through my head.

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Hi Chris... Now that is a cute little fellow!  Great shot of him!

August 19, 2010 12:56 AM #12
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Awesome picture Chris! I hope you and your son are having a blast! ;)

August 19, 2010 01:54 AM #13
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Great picture, I know your son had fun.  Would they make good fish bait?

August 19, 2010 06:53 AM #14
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Awesome photo, Chris.  I bet your son was excited to find the little guy!

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Yuck, Chris.  I'm not into all that fishing type stuff.

August 19, 2010 11:57 PM #16
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Sarasota - Share a picture!!!

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Kristen - I know!!  :)

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