Blog Post 3: 8/14/2016 – Crabs Galore – Hunting Island State Park

Hey everyone,

Things are still plenty hot here in Beaufort, SC. Currently we’re in the dead center of research and we have yet to catch a terp (terrapin lingo), which is good actually. From the conversations I’ve had with local fisherman, the terps don’t seem to be extremely common for recreational fishers, as they aren’t left out (usually) for extended periods of time. Nevertheless, we took the advice of a local and went over to Sands Beach/Landing for the day at Port Royal, but didn’t catch any terrapins. Instead, we caught essentially only female crabs, which has been the exact opposite over in our primary location at the salt marsh dock.

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