Readers might notice that I have been reveling my ignorance about all things Dungeness for the last few weeks. I have since traveled from my home in Fairbanks to Haines where I managed to trick one nice sized Dungi into my trap. I put him on ice and had him home within 12 hours. I made up some salt water and attempted to re-introduce him to an aquatic environment. He did not survive the night, but since the water was very cold I didnít hesitate to eat him for breakfast.
Unfortunately this experience has only fueled my interest in catching more.
Can I expect (hope) to find Dungeness crabs in most Alaskan shallows?
I was told in Haines that some have had good catches by setting pots from shore at low tide. Might this work in Valdez or on the Kenai?