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Basic Information
What is a snow crab?
Suggested Reading
Boat P1
Boat P2
Boat P3
Wheel House
The Gear
Getting Ready
Loading the Boat
Setting Day
Setting Day P2
Setting Day P3
Setting Day P4
Setting Day P5
Hauling Traps
Hauling Videos
Trap leaves water
Emptying Trap
Emptying Trap P2
Sorting the Crab
Sorting P2
Iceing the crab
Other Boats
Off Loading
Off Loading P2
Last Day
Cape Breton Scenery
The End

The Boat Part 3

The traps are pulled up to the surface using hydraulics. After the buoy is gaffed and brought on board the rope if fed through a pulley (far right of photo) and to the winch. The boom (horizontal bar below attached to pulley) can be moved in and out or up and down via hydraulic cylinders. One of the cylinders is shown in the top middle of this photo.

the crab trap hauler

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