The Crabber

The Crabber

Quercus

The Crabber

€22.00

€22.00

The Crabber was designed by husband and wife designer/makers Ginny and Jason in idyllic Baltimore, west Cork. As their own children were such keen crabbers, the pair set about developing a crabber for other families to enjoy catching shore crabs.  

Constructed from waterproof birch ply and hand printed with a beautiful crab motif, the crabber comes with a 4m line attached, from which hangs a rubber band (to hold a pebble acting as a weight on the shoreline), and a peg (to hold your bait, we recommend a piece of a rasher!)

A brief guide to crabbing:

Find a good spot with access to slightly deeper water. The best places are off the sides of slipways, pier steps or rocks. If you have caught a crab, slowly pull in the line and gently shake your catch into a bucket. Keep your crabs in a bucket half full with sea water. Add some seaweed and pebbles to provide shelter for your catch. Never overcrowd your bucket and ensure you release your crabs within an hour. Shore crabs are not edible, so treat them gently and release them unharmed close to the waters edge, away from seagulls!

The Crabber was designed by husband and wife designer/makers Ginny and Jason in idyllic Baltimore, west Cork. As their own children were such keen crabbers, the pair set about developing a crabber for other families to enjoy catching shore crabs.  

Constructed from waterproof birch ply and hand printed with a beautiful crab motif, the crabber comes with a 4m line attached, from which hangs a rubber band (to hold a pebble acting as a weight on the shoreline), and a peg (to hold your bait, we recommend a piece of a rasher!)

A brief guide to crabbing:

Find a good spot with access to slightly deeper water. The best places are off the sides of slipways, pier steps or rocks. If you have caught a crab, slowly pull in the line and gently shake your catch into a bucket. Keep your crabs in a bucket half full with sea water. Add some seaweed and pebbles to provide shelter for your catch. Never overcrowd your bucket and ensure you release your crabs within an hour. Shore crabs are not edible, so treat them gently and release them unharmed close to the waters edge, away from seagulls!

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Clare Grennan and Laura Caffrey established Irish Design Shop in 2008. A love of Irish craft and good design led these two jewellers to set up a retail space which offered customers both. Irish craft was witnessing a revival at this time, with a new breed of Irish designer/maker producing exciting, design-led products which embraced traditional and new techniques.

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Clare Grennan and Laura Caffrey established Irish Design Shop in 2008. A love of Irish craft and good design led these two jewellers to set up a retail space which offered customers both. Irish craft was witnessing a revival at this time, with a new breed of Irish designer/maker producing exciting, design-led products which embraced traditional and new techniques.

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