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Live Bait Fish Traps

Here at Cast Net World, we are very proud of the success that our pinfish/live bait fish traps offer all of our customers. Our goal was to eliminate wasted time on the water catching live bait so you, the fisherman, could spend that same precious time on your favorite fishing hole catching trophy fish instead. Tournament fishermen understand that time is of the essence and know that saving an hour or even just one minute could mean all the difference between winning or losing! With that in mind, we have exceeded our goal and have created a fisherman's dream.

For those fishermen interested in trapping live bait such as pinfish, spot, mutton minnows, squirrel fish, sea bass, porgies, bluegill, perch and more.. without chumming, throwing cast nets and making your boat a mess, then here's your answer! Our Live Bait Fish Traps are not your typical cheap pinfish traps that rust away or compare to those fish traps that are just not designed properly to trap enough live bait. Our live pinfish/bait fish traps were designed to trap the maximum amount of baitfish within the shortest amount of time.

All of our live bait fish traps are made of a very lightweight, welded, galvanized wire which is dipped in a black PVC coating for added saltwater protection. Catch N Bait live bait fish traps are built with all stainless steel clamp construction for many, many years of use to come.

We have 8 outstanding Pinfish/Live Bait Fish Traps below to choose from, starting with the smallest live bait fish trap first. (For more bait fish trapping information and complete instructions, please click on our LIVE BAIT FISH TRAP TIPS.)

** "Exit Wall" Bait Fish Trap Feature
We are the originator of this fish trap design and also the only company that make these styles of bait fish traps. The "Exit Wall" was added to our 2 most popular live bait fish traps with the intent to help confuse the bait fish by not letting them see a direct opening to the exit. We've made the exit wall in such a way that the bait would have to pass between the exit wall and the exit then make a sharp left or right turn fitting through the opening. The opening can only be seen by the bait fish at the very last second making it very difficult to figure out how to exit the bait fish traps. We recommend this design especially for those fisherman that have intentions on leaving their live bait fish traps out for more than 24 hours. This exit wall will help contain most of your live bait fish from escaping as your food becomes eaten inside all of your bait fish traps. This is an excellent fish trap design and highly recommended even for short-term use.

* Large Buoy marker (6"Dia.x 11"L included)
* PVC saltwater protective coating
* 50 ft 3/16" rope included
* Stainless steel clamp construction
* 3 lb brick weight included
* All items fit inside chum trap for easy storing
* Compact square shaped 11"x11"x12"
* Hang from boatside for chumming closer to boat
* Use at dock side spaces for catching live bait such as pinfish, spots, croakers, grunts, mudd minnows, squirrel fish and more!
* Chums the same as chum pots except catches live bait
* Chums and traps at deep water depths
* Exclusive "Exit Wall" design helps keep bait trapped
* Trapped baits make grunt sounds & noises attracting big game
* Scent and chumming attracts live bait and excite Big Game
* Buoy marks the exact spot in which bait and Big Game are chummed up!
Easy for the goof off fisherman, a "must have" for the serious!
*Compact 3 in 1*
Marker Buoy - Chum Pot - Live Bait Trap

1) Use As Marker Buoy!

With buoy and rope attached to chum pot trap, sink on fishing hot spot with frozen chum block or desired chum inside.

2) Chums Up Fish! Anchor up current then fish toward buoy where chum is being dispersed and where bait and Big Game are feeding.

3) Trap Live Bait! When leaving for next fishing spot, pull chum pot trap and remove live baits!

Price.............................................................................................. $49.95


Item # 1122
Dimensions 11" High x 11" Wide x 22" Long, 1/2"x1" mesh

This is a great size bait fish trap for catching your smaller live baits because of its smaller 1/2"x1" mesh size. This live bait fish trap model is used to trap smaller live bait for catching saltwater snapper, trout, redfish etc. Traps up to 4 dozen pinfish, porgy, squirrel fish, spot, perch, bluegill and many other smaller live bait.
Featured with Exit Wall
** "Exit Wall" Feature explained above


Item #1124
Dimensions 11" High x 24" Wide x 24" Long

This superb bait fish trap is an excellent choice for those fisherman interested in catching many live bait such as freshwater bream & perch as well as saltwater pinfish, spots, porgy, sand perch, mud minnows etc. This incredible 4 Way entry was designed for bait fish to enter extremely fast and fill up as quickly as possible. This bait fish trap also features the **Exit Wall explained above, which helps against bait fish escaping after being trapped. Catch N Bait Supply Co. is the originator of this design and is the only manufacturer. It is more than twice the size of the model #1122 and has the same size wire mesh.


Item # 1413
Dimensions 14" High x 13" Wide x 24" Long, 1" square mesh

Our most popular Live Bait Fish Trap for the average fisherman. The 2 high entries at 14" makes this Live Bait Fish Trap easy to trap pinfish, spot, perch etc., when placed on a tall, rich grass flat. This Live Bait Fish/Pinfish Trap is far superior in trapping many live baits than any on the market in its class. Traps up to 6 dozen pinfish, porgy, squirrel fish, sea bass, spot, perch, bluegill and many other live bait.
Featured with Exit Wall
** "Exit Wall" Feature explained above


Item # 1817
Dimensions 18" High x 17" Wide x 24" Long, 1" square mesh

This Pinfish/Live Bait Fish Trap was designed specifically for commercial use or for the serious fisherman who's fishing day far exceeds the average. Trapping in excess of 100 pinfish, spot, porgy, squirrel fish, sea bass, perch, bluegill and many other live bait is not uncommon in high populated schooling areas for this real beauty.
Featured with Exit Wall
** "Exit Wall" Feature explained above

Item # 2424CFT

Dimensions 24" High x 24" Wide x 24" Long, 1" square mesh

This Pinfish/Live Bait Fish Trap was also designed for commercial use or for the serious fisherman who's looking to trap in excess of 100 pinfish, spot, porgy, squirrel fish, grunts, sea bass, perch, bluegill and trap many other live baits. This bait fish trap was uniquely designed by Catch N Bait to catch an enormous amount of live baits because of its very unique and tall, 4 sided entry design. It's basic purpose was to be able to place a trap in those special high populated live bait areas to catch the maximum amount of live baits very quickly. (Not recommended for leaving bait trap out trapping for more than 24 hrs due to the 4 exits.) The more entries, the faster bait enters but entries also become exit points. After live bait finish eating, they try to figure out ways to exit the bait trap. We are the only company that manufactures this incredible live bait trap as well as all of our Catch N Bait Fish Traps.
Featured with Exit Wall
**NEW** FISHERMAN'S JUMBO w/ Holding Cage Combo
Item # 1817EWH
Dimensions 18" H x 17" W x 24" L, 1" sq. mesh

This Pinfish/Live Bait Fish Trap was designed specifically for fisherman looking to leave their trap out for as long as two weeks at a time! This bait fish trap model is designed to leave out on the water for unlimited trapping, its unique two compartment design causes the trapped bait to move farther into the second compartment causing them to be trapped at a 95% holding success rate!! No other trap can come close to this exclusive trap design and its amazing holding power performance for short and long term use! Trapping in excess of 100 pinfish, spot, porgy, grunts, croakers, squirrel fish, sea bass, perch, bluegill and many other live bait is not uncommon in high populated schooling areas for this live bait holding trap! For long term trapping (longer than 48 hrs).
Condo Fish TrapsPrice...$69.99
White Trap Floats

Trap floats are designed to attach to your trap rope for marking your favorite trap locations. 1 float and 15 ft of 3/16" black trap rope.

Float & rope...$6.99
Additional floats...$3.99 ea.

Pinfish Bait Fish Traps Black Nylon Twine
Size #42
1 lb ( 510 ft.) 354 lb test.

This black nylon twine is a fantastic all around use whether it be for tying things down or for household use. Its main use is for trot lines, buoy marker rope, attach to chum bags or simply any handy use for easy tying with strong rope like material. Thin, little bigger than a match stick head and very strong at 354 lb breaking strength.

Pinfish Bait Fish TrapsPrice $9.99

"Powerful Concentrate"
Pinfish, Spots, Crabs, Grunts, Squirrel Fish, Porgies,
Bluegill, Perch & More!

*No Mess! *Long Lasting! *Stores On Boat! *Simply Drop In Trap!

Catch HUNDREDS of Live Baits!

Catch HUNDREDS of Live Baits!

LIVE BAIT FISH TRAP FOOD FORMULA is a powerful concentrated formula made specifically here at Catch N Bait Supply Co. for your maximum live bait fish catches and convenience. This powerful Live Bait Fish Trap Food Formula is extremely effective because of its high potency combination of fish and crab food with scent attractants. Let the power of this trapping food formula bring in HUNDREDS of all kinds of live baits right to your trap for very successful easy trapping. Saltwater live baits would include pinfish, spots, porgies, squirrel fish, sea bass, grunts, silverfish, mudd minnows and crabs. Freshwater live baits would include minnows, sunfish, bluegill, bream, and perch. Use this combination of fantastic food attractant with your Catch N Bait Fish Traps and you'll soon understand why everyone is talking about how productive and easy that our powerful bait fish food formula and bait fish traps are to use!!

IT'S AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3!!! 1). Drop Live Bait Trap Food Formula into trap. 2). Place Live Bait Fish Trap in live bait schooling areas. 3). Pull Live Bait Fish Trap between 2-24 Hrs (depending on how much live bait is in the area). Click here on our Live Bait Fish Trap Tips section for our complete guidelines and easy trapping instructions!"

Trap Food Concentrated Formula is great for using smaller or larger desired portions for your live bait fish trapping periods. Simply pour 3-5 cups of live bait food formula in our screen mesh bag and drop into trap. Screen bag and measuring cup are included. Comes in a heavy duty reusable bucket with lid.

2 Gallons / 4 week supply.....$36.99     Buy It Now
3 1/2 Gallons***GREATEST VALUE.....$59.99     Buy It Now

Extra Reusable Screen Mesh Bags.....$2.49 EA.     Buy It Now

Please see our other products such as our Custom Live Bait Cast Nets, Mullet Castnets & Throwing Cast Nets Video, The Secrets To Cast Net Throwing! Throwing Cast Nets Can Be as Easy As 1, 2, 3!

Emails are also welcome for any questions.

See what fisherman are saying about our fish traps

I'm the guy who got 3 traps Wednesday and some bait formula. You were right, worked like a charm, in 1 day caught enough pinfish for 2 great days in gulf. I'll be in touch prior to my next trip down, need another bucket of the bait formula and a holding pen. What a difference your traps made!
Thanks, Dick D.-Hernando Beach, Fl


I was so impressed with the quality of the other items I bought I couldn't resist and buying again. You haven't heard the last of me yet. I will be back again. I think some items I can resale here to fishermen. I appreciate the quality of your products. Thanks. I will pay with Paypal.
Butch G.- PA


Hello..my name is John Miller and I spoke to you earlier this week regarding the appropriate size pinfish trap for my needs. I purchased your new 1817EWH Model with the two trap compartments. I received the trap yesterday and set it out today around 1:00 pm. I used about a half dozen cut sardines and a couple of old squid pieces for bait. I checked the trap tonight around 6:30. All I can say is WOW!!!! Pinfish have been very hard to come by in our area because of the cold water (55 degrees) and almost everyone I know is whining about no live bait for deep offshore grouper fishing. In the last several weeks I have spent many many hours sabiking up bait nearshore for not much return. I tried your trap in my new SECRET spot :) (right next to my moored boat in about 4' of water on a mud bottom) and the result was between 100-200 lively pins!!! Just think what it might do on good bottom!!..and I would estimate that 3/4s of them were in the second compartment...just as you said. Now the truth is I don't know if it's your great trap design or just plain luck, or my secret spot....but nevertheless I"M HAPPY. On a less emotional note, I really liked the design when it arrived. It was well built and cleverly designed. Once you see it, you kind of say "of course!!"..that's the way it should be...double coverage!! Thanks again for steering me to your new design.
John Miller
PS..if you'd like some followup reports let me know.


Just wanted to let you know that I was not very excited about the 1122 trap that I purchased, looking at it and comparing it to the one that I had made, I thought that my trap would out catch it. After one wk. in Marathon,using both your trap and mine, placing them side by side, I am a believer, your trap out catches mine 5 to 1. Thanks for talking me into keeping it and I will let everyone that asks know what a great trap it is.
Jon Gober


To Whom It May Concern,
I am in receipt of my trap and bait and I am very impressed with the quality of the trap. It is unlike anything I have purchased at local bait stores. Thank you for a great product and fantastic service in getting it to me so quickly.
Troy Seymour


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