Northwest Straits Initiative

Thank you for taking this quick survey. Our goal is to help crabbers to Catch More Crab in Puget Sound by promoting ways to avoid losing your pot, based on the most common ways that they are lost!

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* 1. When you go crabbing, which of these actions do you practice:

  Already did this Now do this (learned from your resources) Don't do this
Avoid areas with high boat traffic and ferry lanes
Make buoys more visible
Use a weighted line to sink below the surface
Add extra weight to crab pots
Use line at least 1/3 longer than the water's depth
Check tides and currents before crabbing
Secure escape panels with biodegradable escape cord

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* 2. How did you learn about the "Catch More Crab" campaign?

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* 3. Did this campaign influence you to change your crabbing actions?

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* 4. If you would like to be included in a drawing for crabbing-related prizes handed out at the season’s end, please provide your name and phone number below. Your information will not be used for any other purpose or shared with others.

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* 5. Would you like to be added to our email list for important updates?

Thank you for your time! If you’d like to learn more about the problem of lost crab pots in Puget Sound and our work to prevent them, go to www.derelictgear.org.  

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