10.22.12 Crab Dogs

22 Oct

Sofie and I went down to the river to check on the dinner crab situation.  You see, our water (the Magothy River) is directly off the the Chesapeake Bay, so we get the best Blue Crabs in the nation.  All we have to do is put these crabpots* in the water and the silly things crawl inside (How dumb is that?). 

Mom was checking but it doesn’t look like anyone crawled in.  Our humans love crabs but Mom is just going to have to go find one of those trucks on the side of the road tonight and get whatever the seaman caught today.  That’s me! Louise the Baydog

*Invented by Benjamine F. Lewis in the 1920’s, patented in 1928, and perfected 10 years later, the crabpot changed forever the way hard crabs are harvested on the Chesapeake Bay.  The crabpot is the most common method used to catch and harvest crabs and is used worldwide.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤


Posted by on October 22, 2012 in Dogs


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14 responses to “10.22.12 Crab Dogs

  1. themisadventuresofmisaki

    October 22, 2012 at 05:28

    Shame about the lack of crabs!

    • dogdaz

      October 22, 2012 at 07:52

      Yes – we love those little guys

  2. Genevieve Petrillo

    October 22, 2012 at 06:24

    Is the crabpot that cage thing sitting in the grass? It doesn’t look much like a pot…..

    • dogdaz

      October 22, 2012 at 07:51

      Yes – It is. Not sure why it is called a pot and not a crabcage either?

  3. readingwithrhythm

    October 22, 2012 at 09:29

    I’m sorry you didn’t catch the crabs. I don’t know anything about crabs. They look kind of scary to me. I live by a river too, but no crabs. Turtles and catfish. And lots of frogs. I hope you get some crabs for dinner!

    • dogdaz

      October 22, 2012 at 10:05

      We love frogs. They come into our little ponds and sing all night. We also have them in the trees.

  4. Jodi Stone

    October 22, 2012 at 13:11

    I love crab! It’s too bad your crabpots didn’t work out. 😦

    • dogdaz

      October 22, 2012 at 13:22

      Ah but there are others that are much better at this then us, so I count on them to get dinner. 🙂

  5. Doggy's Style

    October 22, 2012 at 15:41

    I love blue crabs. Too bad the pots came empty.

    • dogdaz

      October 23, 2012 at 07:18

      Love love love

  6. catfromhell

    October 22, 2012 at 18:47

    Oh! Crabs! We used to lives in a house right on the pacific ocean and would goes down to the end of the dock and throws in the crab pots! There is NOTHING like fresh crabs!

    • dogdaz

      October 23, 2012 at 07:17

      Yum Yum Yum – Thanks Nellie

  7. Misty Shores Chesapeakes

    October 27, 2012 at 12:02

    Wow how cool is that!!

    • dogdaz

      October 27, 2012 at 15:13

      Yum Yum Yum


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