How to get rid of crayfish/crawfish in yard - 2CoolFishing
Home  |  Contact Us  |  Advertise   |   Follow:

Go Back   2CoolFishing > TTMB

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-15-2007, 08:18 AM
chucked's Avatar
chucked chucked is offline
Registered Users-pm+
 
Join Date: Dec 11 2006
Location: Tomball, TX
Age: 35
Posts: 119
Rep Power: 217767
chucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateer
How to get rid of crayfish/crawfish in yard

I know they are there because of the water level in our backyard. If I dig up one of the holes - I get a lot of water 6" or more down. I've tried putting mothballs in their holes - but they just move to another hole. My back yard is not that big - maybe ~100' x 40' give or take and there are probably 2-3 dozen mounds. It's definitely crawfish, as my son and I have dug some of them up. The odd thing is that there isn't a creek or anything near by - a ditch that only has water after a heave rain is maybe 200-300' away. I was think about buying some 12" plastic or metal edging and installing it 8" in the ground around the yard. But, how do I kill the ones there now? I've mixed up seven and poured down the holes but that didnt seem to help. I don't really want to dig them up - as I usually don't find them - even after digging 2' deep and don't want to tear the yard up any more.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-15-2007, 08:23 AM
ShadMan's Avatar
ShadMan ShadMan is offline
Somewhere Between Insanity and Texas
 
Join Date: May 21 2004
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 8,300
Rep Power: 21486910
ShadMan has been promoted to PirateShadMan has been promoted to PirateShadMan has been promoted to PirateShadMan has been promoted to PirateShadMan has been promoted to PirateShadMan has been promoted to PirateShadMan has been promoted to PirateShadMan has been promoted to PirateShadMan has been promoted to PirateShadMan has been promoted to PirateShadMan has been promoted to Pirate
Bacon.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-15-2007, 08:23 AM
Soapeddler's Avatar
Soapeddler Soapeddler is offline
"Wizards begin as blacksmiths"
 
Join Date: Jun 18 2006
Location: San Antonio, by the grace of God, Texas!
Posts: 6,059
Rep Power: 21483911
Soapeddler has been promoted to PirateSoapeddler has been promoted to PirateSoapeddler has been promoted to PirateSoapeddler has been promoted to PirateSoapeddler has been promoted to PirateSoapeddler has been promoted to PirateSoapeddler has been promoted to PirateSoapeddler has been promoted to PirateSoapeddler has been promoted to PirateSoapeddler has been promoted to PirateSoapeddler has been promoted to Pirate
Uhhhh, I think Zatarain's has a good remedy for this problem...

http://www.zatarain.com/recipes/reci...oiled_Crawfish
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-15-2007, 08:23 AM
flatsfats's Avatar
flatsfats flatsfats is offline
Grand Master of Thread Kill
 
Join Date: May 21 2004
Location: alvin
Age: 45
Posts: 1,588
Rep Power: 3467420
flatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirate
give the kid a piece of bacon and a bucket. when he gets a bucket full take him fishing.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-15-2007, 08:32 AM
chucked's Avatar
chucked chucked is offline
Registered Users-pm+
 
Join Date: Dec 11 2006
Location: Tomball, TX
Age: 35
Posts: 119
Rep Power: 217767
chucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateerchucked has been promoted to the rank of Privateer
will they come out of the holes pretty quickly with the bacon?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 05-15-2007, 08:38 AM
flatsfats's Avatar
flatsfats flatsfats is offline
Grand Master of Thread Kill
 
Join Date: May 21 2004
Location: alvin
Age: 45
Posts: 1,588
Rep Power: 3467420
flatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirateflatsfats has been promoted to Pirate
put a piece of bacon on a string. drop it down the hole and give him a minute to grab it. slowly pull up on the string. just like crabbing.

if your son is young enough it will keep him occupied for hours and teach patience. i put in several hours messing with them when i was a kid.

if you want a quick fix just pour an ounce of bleach down the hole.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 05-15-2007, 08:40 AM
Mrschasintail's Avatar
Mrschasintail Mrschasintail is offline
Registered Users-pm+
 
Join Date: Dec 08 2004
Location: Pecan Bend
Posts: 4,038
Rep Power: 21482447
Mrschasintail has been promoted to PirateMrschasintail has been promoted to PirateMrschasintail has been promoted to PirateMrschasintail has been promoted to PirateMrschasintail has been promoted to PirateMrschasintail has been promoted to PirateMrschasintail has been promoted to PirateMrschasintail has been promoted to PirateMrschasintail has been promoted to PirateMrschasintail has been promoted to PirateMrschasintail has been promoted to Pirate
You can't get rid of them til you fix the drainage problem. they will just come back.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 05-15-2007, 08:56 AM
rangerjohn's Avatar
rangerjohn rangerjohn is offline
Registered Users-pm+
 
Join Date: May 15 2006
Location: Ouano.com
Age: 39
Posts: 5,016
Rep Power: 3282808
rangerjohn has been promoted to Piraterangerjohn has been promoted to Piraterangerjohn has been promoted to Piraterangerjohn has been promoted to Piraterangerjohn has been promoted to Piraterangerjohn has been promoted to Piraterangerjohn has been promoted to Piraterangerjohn has been promoted to Piraterangerjohn has been promoted to Piraterangerjohn has been promoted to Piraterangerjohn has been promoted to Pirate
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mrschasintail
You can't get rid of them til you fix the drainage problem. they will just come back.
you have 2 choices the bacon trick after every rain or fix the drainage issues.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 05-15-2007, 08:57 AM
will_spear4food will_spear4food is offline
Registered Users-pm+
 
Join Date: Jul 20 2005
Posts: 369
Rep Power: 3905
will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)will_spear4food is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)
I think it's bacon first... then Zatarains...
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 05-15-2007, 09:23 AM
tmcmahon tmcmahon is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 23 2005
Age: 41
Posts: 135
Rep Power: 0
tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)tmcmahon is a Landlubber (+10 to -10)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
copyright 2013
© 2008 Noreast Media, LLC | Terms of Service| Contact Us | Advertise