INSANE CRAB HUNT “NEED FOOD” – GIANT CRAB COOKED ON FIRE
Look at this thing try something a bit different this is massive oh we're gonna crab on check this out check this out hi all right we've got my crab Minecraft here we go yeah doggy and that thing is our boss boy that is a monster oh my doggies welcome back to another video it is that time again we are.
Chasing giant giant crabs out here in the mangroves we're a little bit of a new area right now it is sloppy it's muddy go to the kitchen get your bibs get your paper towel because at the end of this video you're going to be drooling all over yourself we're going to be catching and cooking or hope we're going to be catching and cooking some.
Giant crabs time right now is 3 30 in the afternoon the goal is catch a crab start a fire cook him up before that sun sets we've got about three three and a half four hours of sunlight so we've got four hours to get this Mission done this looks like a bloody amazing Mangrove system been walking around for a little while haven't seen too many crab holes.
Yet it's about 48 degrees Celsius out here right now it is bloody hot I'm having the time in my life let's go and Chuck a crab on the fire hopefully it's a big dog have a look at this joint it's just a big flat muddy Marsh really really sticky mud the mud sticks to your bloody shoes like this just a big flat plane.
I've just got to watch me back obviously I'm still out of here solo I'm still doing that buying no food Mission that's why we're after a crab for dinner I just got to really be cautious this is crocodile country we've come far enough up north now where there are actually crocodiles around here so I've just got to watch me back that is exactly what.
We're looking for have a look at this get that bush out the way through that hole there that is what you call a mud crab hole no one's home this place is on fire dude there's another hole in like five minutes there he is that's a little crab here's the first crab.
There's only a small fella it's got no claws on him little green mud crab it would have gone beautiful if it was twice the size you've been fighting Bud he's got no claws we'll Chuck him back see you mate get in there all right we'll keep pushing on.
Look at this thing that's not a mud crab hole that is a wombat hole man that is so big that's a fully blown wombat hole man if there's a crab inside there that thing is going to be massive because that is a very big hole you're joking empty.
It's another wombat hole like that is a big that is even bigger than the last one that is a massive massive hole man look at the size of that you could fit a human body in there what very very strange that hole's empty as well here's another one.
Oh that's deep dude nothing all right this is what we're gonna do spend about two two and a half hours out there walking around every single one of them crab holes is bone dry not a crab in and we've got actually got one crab with no claws at the first hole we looked at there was nothing after that.
Well the problem is is that I've got no food for dinner tonight I'm not even joking I've got rice in the car but that's all we got so what I'm going to do is we're going to change up the game game plan we're going to jump in the troopy we're gonna punch up to where the creek is it's a bit of a steam away so I'm gonna have to flat foot it get to.
The creek we're going to try a different method this is what I used to do when I was a little kid to catch crabs and all these like Maron and stuff like that so we'll give this a red hot crack might even Chuck a fishing rod out at this point I don't care anymore I just want to get something for dinner so that's what we're doing still a little bit of.
Light in the sky there there's a more than enough light there to get something to eat for dinner so let's put our brains into gear let's see if we can Chuck something on the fire tonight see you guys on the next location so ah here is our game plan this is what we're gonna do we've got a disgustingly big heavy duty.
Handle and that's like probably 150 pound line pretty heavy here I don't know if you guys have watched that episode but there was an episode where we caught these big mullet and we cooked them up and we ate them up they were bloody beautiful I was like I don't know seven or eight days ago now these are those heads I kept them in the.
Freezer I told you these heads would come in handy so we've got two big mullet heads here we've also got in that same episode we shot Whiting with a bow and arrow I actually kept these for bait because we ended up getting those big mullet so what we're going to do is grab this Arrow.
Launch this arrow and the reason that I'm doing this is because this head's Frozen push that arrow through the fish's head like that make a hole grab our fishing line I'm gonna go straight through that fish's head we're just going to tie him up just like.
That simple doesn't even doesn't even need to be a bloody impressive knot all we're gonna do is tie them up this is what we're going to do this arvo right we're going to lob these out along the bank just like that we're going to hurl them.
Out I'm going to do one two and I'll do a Widing as well so we'll have three baits set out we're going to tie them off to the mangroves what the crabs do the crabs come up they walk up and they kind of eat it and once you start pulling on it they get defensive because they want to keep their food so they'll lock onto the actual bit of bait and you.
Can if you're real gentle you can just pull them up by this and they get up right up onto the bank as soon as they see me they'll freak out and drop off but what we'll try to do is get into the side of the bank then get that crab hook and flick them up on the bank hopefully hopefully we'll get something to eat this is what I used to do as a kid super.
Fun and very effective so I'll get this so I'll get a couple of traps out here they're not even traps I'll get a couple of baits out here we'll see how we go the only problem we've got to think about is sharks sharks will come through and they'll smoke that but um that's what we're doing all right there it is.
The problem that we've got now is this Bank runs like this and it's got a bit of a drop off there but I've got to get that bait past that drop off it doesn't have to go far like literally right there is perfect so we're just going to let that sit there cut this off here.
Tie him off onto this little branch sometimes it's a nice little knot what you can do is do a granny knot first come around whatever you're torn off go around three or four times back through that granny knot walk it off it'll give you this beautiful little loop knot like that perfect crab's not going to pull that.
Little Mangrove in then what you do is get another little stick something very very loose pull tension on the line and put that little stick just there right wrap that line around that stick twice just let it sit like that now what's.
Going to happen is if a crab pulls on this it's going to rip that stick out straight away and I'll know for a fact there's a crab on the end if that stick hasn't moved we don't touch it I'm going to set three of these up dang put that line through there actually it's probably a good time to do.
That same knot granny knot Bang line through there switch the line around one two three four whatever you want back through the granny knot bang bang it's perfect loop knot it'll never come undone let's go and send this one out.
We've got the whiting on this one try something a bit different we'll send the Whiting out into the middle of the creek there see what happens it's probably going to get a shark taking it but we'll see what happens cut him off so you can see behind me there we're.
Starting to cause a major major oil slick those oily mullet heads are just dispersing oil as they defrost in the water and um we should start attracting there's I guarantee you're up here there's going to be sharks for sure but we should start attracting some other fish what I'm going to do is first little baitcaster reel here I'm just.
Going to put a small Sinker a little hook a little bit of that um mullet stomach it's very very good bait and I'm just going to lob that out in the middle of that oil slick see if we can get a fish for dinner like I said I don't care what we get I just want to have something to chew on so let's see if we can get something on.
The rod but we're going for crabs that's our main thing I'll probably give those baits another 10 minutes we'll go start slowly pulling them in see what happens right on the corner of that Mangrove there.
Pretty deep bought straight away man as soon as that bait hits the board I was getting bit bytes but it's not big oh we got a crab on oh we've got a crab on we've actually got a crab look how tight that line is that's a crab on it all right we're gonna go real slow.
Oh we've got a crab on here this is the Whiting okay I need to start thinking smart here the problem that we got we've got a hook and we don't have a net I don't have a net out with me right now oh there's a crab on this for sure it's pulling like heck they're actually quite strong if this is a big mud crab.
They pull very hard all right we've definitely definitely got a crab on here all we've got to do now is just take our time you don't want to pull that out of his out of his claws dude check this out check this out.
Oh I've got a big Cod that's a quad right there I've got a Cod on a bloody oh my God how am I gonna do this I'm just gonna see if I can rip it up oh no look at this chord there's a Cod right here I don't know if you guys can see this there was a mud crab on oh it's right there it's still there oh there's a chord about this big.
And it has the whole entire thing in its mouth and there was a mud crab on it no way dude all right I'm gonna tuck that one back out there's definitely a crab hanging around this bait he's just playing the smart game so what we'll do is we'll punch up here we'll go and have a look at the.
Other one we've got a fish on oh we've got a fish on the bait rod I was just checking oh it's not big oh it's a good species but that's a ripper species Mangrove Jack that's what we're targeting right now have a go at him he is a beautiful fish that's a mangrove Jack that's what I'm.
Going for he just measured 28 centimeters they legally have to be 30 so this one's going back he's just undersized he would have been good dinner see you later mate thanks for coming bang put him back three times Bang bye bang bang push that up.
Push that bit up over the knot so it sits like that so the Hook's extremely proud that's going to sit in the water like that bang we're on let's go all right that's in the danger zone put him down there oh my goodness we've got two mud crabs down here fighting over the same bit of.
Bait one just came in and took it off the other one look at this crab right here we've got a crab we've got a crab we've got a crab what I've got to do is get this hook in behind his claw no no no no that's a good crowd that size he is a good crab what we're going.
To do is get this hook behind him and then flick him up he's going to realize I'm here in a sec he's a good crab big buck I hope you guys can see this because we might not get him up I'm gonna stay low here let me let go here he is here he is here he is look at.
Him look at him I could just about Bloody put my hands in there oh ho ho he doesn't want to let go oh oh here we go my dog is we're eating good oh look at this look at you you big Mongrel he is a beauty that's what we come for that is why we come for ladies.
And gentlemen that is a donkey of a crab you're joking oh he's a big buck look at him big male yes it worked froth levels man let's put this back out there's another crab out there I've seen two crabs fighting over this one bit of bait let's get that back out there.
Holy dude that's a nice crab he's good all I want to do is show you guys that crab we just caught and I can't because it is chaos out here right now watch this ready watch this check this out check this out check this out look at this watch this watch this.
Big mud crab big mud crab chewing him up what you do is sometimes what you can do is you can get your line around his back flipper try to get your line around his other back flipper there and then around the front of them and you can just lift them up out of the water oh no no no that didn't work I'm.
Gonna eat him up eat him up eat him up there he is he's got it he's loving it too look at him he's loving it I can't use my head GoPro because the battery just went I mean you didn't know that it overheated gotta use one hand doing this.
There we go oh no no no we haven't got him we haven't got him he's a good crab man we need to get him off we're eating real good oh I know he's dropped it eat it eat it eat it here we go.
Here we go here we go here we go yeah doggy yeah yeah okay that's two crabs in less than five minutes and that thing is our bark boy that is a monster are you kidding me who wants to walk around with a freaking crab Hook when you can do this Sun is setting troop dogs over there it's just me in the field day fam in the.
Middle of nowhere catching big dirty crabs like this look at the claw on him he's a big boy thanks for coming mate thank you for coming hey have a look at this here's a good crab he's a bloody good don't you dare bite that fishing rod look at him.
Look at that for a crab we're eating better than ever big donkey claws on him that is the definition of a slob ladies and gentlemen oh you're kidding I don't even need any more crabs I'm more than sorted but look at this.
We'll get a crab on again see how tight that line is that's another crab this is on the Whiting I literally just put those crabs in the freezer and this little this this line here just went super tight look at this with a crab on look at this look at this look at this it's another bloody big crab here we go got him up next to the shore.
Here it's another monster crab dude so many flies around my head right now and sand flies I'm just gonna give him a little bump oh he doesn't like it eh oh happy mop him up him there's another one look at that you're joking man.
Walking around all day can't find crabs in crab holes come down here with a little bit of fishing line and a bit of bait and we're just getting crab off the crab he's a ripper he's a beautiful crab too he's a big boy yeah doggy good crab good crab.
That is another Perler of a crab have a go at him he's another big buck that's three in a row what I'm going to do with this one I'll let this one go we've got two crabs that's more than enough for my dinner here's a real Ripper of a crab butt I'm gonna put him back kind of breaks my heart because I'm out.
Here with no food still for a couple of weeks but I I just don't feel right I'm putting back all right mate you take it easy eh see you later bud I'll see you next time he was a big boy oh I'm packing up we're going home we're.
Not going home you're gonna go find somewhere to cook these crabs up by the time we find somewhere to cook up the crabs out sun will be gone pack up all of these little fishing instruments that we made Let's Get on out of here something so simple can be so productive eh so dark man we got two big crabs big.
Crabs in the pot they're proper proper crabs have a look at this come on mate how'd you go oh here's a fast one we should have crab races though come on big dog get out look at the size of them look at the size of him there's one of them.
They're basically exactly the same size this one's going to be incredible they're both going to be incredibly good big males you can see underneath there got a big set of claws on them beautiful claws look at the colors man there's some real good crabs all right we're gonna be eating good I'm.
Gonna kick a fire in the ass you stay there look at this one this one's a little bit this one's on the run eh come on mate it's all right another beautiful specimen of a crab this one's a little bit bigger dude what a day hey what a day big beautiful crabs I'm going to Chuck.
Them in the freezer in the back of the car it's the only way you can really humanely put them to sleep so I'm gonna Chuck them both in the freezer give him a good good night time and then we'll um start a fire up eh look at that pigeon pair logging it around here right now we're trying to find somewhere to pull up and.
Have a fire look at the Sun that sun has just set over the back of that Hill there and I'm trying to find somewhere to pull up and have a little bit of a fade and um right now you don't go on a plan let's go this way I'm sick of eating in the dark like the last week and a half.
I've been eating every night in the dark because I've just been out if you guys don't know what's happening right now I'm on this I'm on a little bit of a mission and I'm um I'm just trying to live off the land so I've Got Rice I've got condiments I've got all the other things but I don't have like a main food sauce so that's why I'm a little bit.
Over excited because I've got two dirty mud crabs to have for dinner tonight so that's why I'm excited I'm gonna go try to find a fire start a fire find some wood there was no if you guys noticed there was no wood where we were just then so uh to eat.
Foreign right now just gonna grab whatever I can get start a little bit of a fire up here on the bank they're going to be eating good not wasting any time two of these cheat sticks make that.
Lighter there look at that Sunset dude how good all right we're not messing around those little fire light has got a fire going quicker than anything so we're just going to use them right there this is going it's going good.
Foreign what's up all right we're gonna need this this is one of my favorite ways to cook crabs what you do is you get a big steel mesh tray like this I'm not sure if you.
Guys remember but we actually found this in an episode way back in the day and it stays in my trophy all the time now the grids are the perfect size for cooking crabs and Fish on so we've got a beautiful fire down here now this is actually going to work out just right once I spread these coals out.
That is going to be very hot once I spread them out let them chew out for a little bit we'll jump those we'll pump those crabs straight on there big slob number one bang straight on there like that big slob number two going on the other side.
Bang just like that that right there is one of the best ways to cook a mud crab it comes out Smokey it comes out beautifully tasting the one thing you've got to make sure that you don't do is overcook it because it'll just turn to rubber you won't be able to get the meat out of the shell it's better off even if you slightly.
Undercook this this style than overcooked but look at this mate we are going to be eating very good it doesn't take too long to cook on a high heat fire like that even though there's no flames it is pumping out a heap of heat so gonna leave them there for a couple of minutes flip them over by the time you.
Guys see us next it'll probably be pitch black we'll have torches out again living in the those are Bush things oh time to check on our bad boys down here all right now it's very very oh my God I nearly fell over it's very very hard to figure out if a crab's cooked one of the ways that I like to do it is is if what.
You can do is just grab a pair of pliers because these things are piping hot right now just grab this back swimmer here and just pop him off and have a look what the meat looks like oh I just got smoke in my eyes bruh have a look what the meat looks like so that is pretty good it looks nice and.
Juicy there's liquid dropping off it it's not too it's not too like it's still fluffy like that it's still it's not rubbery that's pretty good so that's the back side of the crowd these claws are very very large on these two crabs here so I might give it another.
Maybe just another four or five minutes just to get these claws to cook straight through but I'm gonna go and suck on this look at that how good man so there's a little back swimmer of the crab that is this part here is cooked to perfection oh man snap that in half there.
Pop the back leg off like this oh that didn't work out so good get in there once you get in there you get another beautiful little chunk of meat look at that oh the flavor oh I can't wait for that to be done probably two more minutes we're gonna be.
Eating and just like that dinner is served what a day dude we started this Mission at three o'clock in the afternoon I didn't even know if we're gonna get crabs I was like you know what I'm just gonna punch that record button go out.
There and have a hell time nothing in them holes ended up doing the old school thing when I did when I was like a 10 year old like that's what I did when I was like a small kid throw a little bait little bit of meat on a line and you see a yabbies and Marin bite it and then you can just slowly bring it in and once you get into.
The shore we used to flick them up with our hands three mud crabs we kept two look at this break that back leg out get rid of that little bit of muck there big juicy bits of meat look at this oh you guys know it man you guys know.
Oh yeah that's so good the problem that we're gonna have I think with these two big mamas is the claws may not be full of meat they feel extremely light look at that another big chunk of meat there oh man.
Very good see if we can get a lollipop going on here get rid of that yeah that's what I thought so these claws are extremely light so the meat inside is not massive but that's a lollipop it's still a lollipop look at that big chunk of meat right.
There yeah my doggies oh dude all I can say is what a time to be alive eh nothing beats this taste nothing just comes out from every little part man.
Oh you guys know the drill I'm gonna sit here I'm gonna smash these two crabs enjoy this fire enjoy this beautiful afternoon and I'll see you guys in the next video on the next adventure a little bit of bloody crab meat stuck in my tooth thank you so much for watching if you guys enjoy.
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I'm definitely eating my fair share of flies oh there's a couple going down the gullet right now you can't see crab movement in and out but what you can see you probably can't see it hold up see him get his in there
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