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Trotline Kits & Equipment

Trotline Kits & Equipment

Eastern Marine sells Crabbing Trotline Kits and individual components used in rigging a trotline.
Be sure to check the State Regulations where you intend to crab for license requirements and catch limits.


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Quantity Description Price

Trotline Anchor & Lead Line Kit w/Chain (4 - 20' Lines)

Trotline Anchor & Lead Line Kit w/Chain (4 - 20' Lines)

Stock# 1612022
The trotline anchor and lead line kit includes 2 - 20' sections of 3/8" black poly line with brass snaps on both ends and 2 - 20' sections of 3/8" black poly line with 18" of galvanized chain on one end and a brass snap on the other.

$55.99

Trotline Kit Complete with Bushel Basket

Trotline Kit Complete with Bushel Basket

Stock# 1493004
Ready to assemble Trotline Kit includes all necessary hardware to outfit a 1000' trotline, all packaged inside a plastic bushel basket. Splicing of 3-strand nylon rope is required to attach thimbles.
NOTE: Maryland Law requires larger floats (12" long x 10" wide) than are included with this kit

$199.00

Snooded Trotline with Plastic Barrel, #6 x500'

Snooded Trotline with Plastic Barrel, #6 x500'

Stock# 1612048
The 500' long trotline with plastic barrel is made of one continuous piece of #6 braided crab rope. Comes with snoods for the bait and chrome plated swivel snaps at the end of the ropes.

$148.75

Snooded Trotline with Plastic Barrel, #8 x500'

Snooded Trotline with Plastic Barrel, #8 x500'

Stock# 1612047
The 500' long trotline with plastic barrel is made of one continuous piece of #8 braided crab rope. Comes with snoods for the bait and chrome plated swivel snaps at the end of the ropes.

$149.95

Snooded Trotline with Plastic Barrel, #6 x 1000'

Snooded Trotline with Plastic Barrel, #6 x 1000'

Stock# 1612017
The 1000' long trotline with plastic barrel is made of one continuous piece of #6 braided crab rope. Comes with snoods for the bait and chrome plated swivel snaps at the end of the ropes.

$276.25

Snooded Trotline with Plastic Barrel, #8 x1000'

Snooded Trotline with Plastic Barrel, #8 x1000'

Stock# 1612036
The 1000' long trotline with plastic barrel is made of one continuous piece of #8 braided crab rope. Comes with snoods for the bait and chrome plated swivel snaps at the end of the ropes.

$309.99

Bungee Shock Cord, Black 3/16" x 100'

Bungee Shock Cord, Black 3/16" x 100'

Stock# 1319007
3/16" x 100' spool of black bungee shock cord is perfect for making snood lines that attach to trotlines to hold the bait.

$18.95

Bungee Shock Cord, White/Black 3/16" x 100'

Bungee Shock Cord, White/Black 3/16" x 100'

Stock# 1319009
3/16" x 100' spool of white with black tracer bungee shock cord is perfect for making snood lines that attach to trotlines to hold the bait.

$17.95

Aluminum Trotline Prop Stick #127

Aluminum Trotline Prop Stick #127

Stock# 5407014
The aluminum prop stick is made of 1-3/8" O.D. tubing with a black rubber flap that gives a smooth guided surface that raises the line while retrieving the crabs. The height can be raised or lowered for the perfect height for any boat.

$129.95

S.S. Bait Clip for Crab Traps / Trotlines, 12-pack

S.S. Bait Clip for Crab Traps / Trotlines, 12-pack

Stock# 1493002
Deluxe Stainless Steel Crab Trap Bait Clips makes adding bait a snap. Also good for attaching bait to dropper lines (snoods). Package includes (12) bait clips and (12) cable ties.

$19.99

Four Arm Trap Harness NE-104

Four Arm Trap Harness NE-104

Stock# 1628007
The four arm trap harness is a coated metal ring with four 27" pieces of braided poly rope. Each piece of rope has a 3" plastic clip that easily attaches to pots and traps.

$7.49

3/16" x 500' TARRED SISAL Crabbing Trotline

3/16" x 500' TARRED SISAL Crabbing Trotline

Stock# 1319001
Tarred Sisal rope is the line of choice for crabbers running a trotline. Extra waterproofing is provided by tar coating the twine, which adds to the service life and durability of a trotline.
NOTE: condition rope prior to first use by completely submerging in a bucket of water for at least 24 hours.

$24.95

5 lb. Tube Cotton Twine Crabbing Trotline

5 lb. Tube Cotton Twine Crabbing Trotline

Stock# 1319002
Cotton Twine makes an excellent lightweight, yet strong trotline. This untreated cotton line can be baited with or without clips. Each 5 lb. tube contains approximately 500' of rope.

$38.95

White Nylon Braid Tie Down Line, 1/8" x 100'

White Nylon Braid Tie Down Line, 1/8" x 100'

Stock# 5335051
1/8" x 100' braid nylon tie down line. Strong, uniformly rounded cord that stays flexible and will not flatten under heavy loads.

$8.50

Black Nylon Braid Tie Down Line, 1/8" x 48'

Black Nylon Braid Tie Down Line, 1/8" x 48'

Stock# 5364055
1/8" x 48' double braid nylon tie down line. Strong, uniformly rounded cord that stays flexible and will not flatten under heavy loads.

$2.99

White Solid Braid Nylon Tie Down Line, 1/8" x 1000'

White Solid Braid Nylon Tie Down Line, 1/8" x 1000'

Stock# 5335030
1/8" x 1000' solid braid nylon tie down line. Strong, uniformly rounded cord that stays flexible and will not flatten under heavy loads.

$47.65

White Solid Braid Nylon Tie Down Line, 5/32" x 1000'

White Solid Braid Nylon Tie Down Line, 5/32" x 1000'

Stock# 5335031
5/32" x 1000' solid braid nylon tie down line. Strong, uniformly rounded cord that stays flexible and will not flatten under heavy loads.

$64.50

3/8" x 50' White Nylon 3-Strand Twist Rope

3/8" x 50' White Nylon 3-Strand Twist Rope

Stock# 5335047
3-Strand Twisted white nylon rope is shock absorbent, stores wet, and is abrasion, rot & mildew resistant.

$14.00

3/8" x 100' White Nylon 3-Strand Twist Rope

3/8" x 100' White Nylon 3-Strand Twist Rope

Stock# 5335048
3-Strand Twisted white nylon rope is shock absorbent, stores wet, and is abrasion, rot & mildew resistant.

$26.50

1/2" x 50' White Nylon 3-Strand Twist Rope

1/2" x 50' White Nylon 3-Strand Twist Rope

Stock# 5335049
3-Strand Twisted white nylon rope is shock absorbent, stores wet, and is abrasion, rot & mildew resistant.

$24.95

1/2" x 100' White Nylon 3-Strand Twist Rope

1/2" x 100' White Nylon 3-Strand Twist Rope

Stock# 5335050
3-Strand Twisted white nylon rope is shock absorbent, stores wet, and is abrasion, rot & mildew resistant.

$47.95