Crabs to crawfish! – Longview Washington fisherman catching a different crustacean

TDN.com – Outside of Michael Furford’s mobile home next to the skiff boat he’s repairing, wire crawfish pots stack the wall, almost reaching the roof. Furford said it took him about two years to make the pots, or traps, and the nearly 150 others floating beneath the water at Coal Creek and Willow Grove. A crab fisherman for 25 years, Furford is just starting to get his feet wet in the crawfish, or crawdad, game, making a business out of what is typically recognized as a child’s hobby. continued