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Photo © Scott Loarie, some rights reserved
pillar point CA (Google, OSM)
37.5003567321, -122.4940395355
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A fisherman was slurping these ghost shrimp and "pile worms" out of the sand to use for bait. they didn't look too happy.

Jan. 05, 2011 21:50:00 -0800
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Bay Ghost Shrimp - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
loarie's ID: Bay Ghost Shrimp (Neotrypaea californiensis)
Posted by loarie almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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How was he catching them? With his hands? I want to catch ghost shrimp...

Posted by kueda almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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I just posted a picture of him above - he was using this PBC pipe plunger thing that sucked them up with all this sand. Pretty cool

Posted by loarie almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Neato. Here's an interesting article on the subject:

http://fishingnetwork.net/forum4/showthread.php?16761-Ghost-Shrimp-amp-building-a-Ghost-Shrimp-Pump

Maybe it's time to hit Home Depot...

Posted by kueda almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Bay Ghost Shrimp - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kueda's ID: Bay Ghost Shrimp (Neotrypaea californiensis)
Posted by kueda over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Bay Ghost Shrimp - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
dave-barry's ID: Bay Ghost Shrimp (Neotrypaea californiensis)
Posted by dave-barry over 2 years ago (Flag)
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We used to catch them a lot for Sturgeon fishing. My fav bait, but not as numerous as before.

Posted by dave-barry over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Bay Ghost Shrimp - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
loarie's ID: Bay Ghost Shrimp (Neotrypaea californiensis)
Bay Ghost Shrimp - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Bay Ghost Shrimp (Neotrypaea californiensis)
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