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Crackpots Marine is Open and Covid Safe

During lockdown, Crackpots Marine will remain open, albeit with a skeleton staff who will have masks and sanitiser. You are very welcome to come in, but please abide by the rules – you must wear a mask, socially distance, and transactions will be contactless – sorry, no cash. If you prefer, you can order and pay over the phone, and we will prepare your order and bring it out to your car for you. Thank you for your understanding – it is all about doing the right thing, keeping everyone safe, and supporting small business. Take care, and stay Covid Safe.

What crayfish bait do crayfish love best?

The season is well underway, the weather is warming up at last, and the hunt for crayfish is in full swing! Along with a range of the best quality craypots on the WA coast, Crackpots also stocks crayfish bait. Everybody seems to have a different view about what makes the best crayfish bait, and there’s…Continue Reading


It seems people are heading out en masse for road trips in WA, both north and south. How lucky are we to have a place like WA to explore! If you’re heading up north for some fishing, grab a gill net and hit the warmer waters for a catch of mullet or whiting. If you’re…Continue Reading


Mullet must be one of the most under-rated fish around, but it doesn’t deserve its lowly status. It is simple to catch with a gill net off the beach, simple to cook and delicious to eat! Brush your butterflied fillet with olive oil, garlic and chilli then pop under the grill skin side up (or…Continue Reading

Crackpots Marine Christmas closing dates.

Crackpots will be shutting its doors on Christmas Eve, opening again on Monday January 6 fully stocked with the best range of cray pots on the west coast, plus all the componentry you need to build or mend your own – bait baskets, rednecks, gaps, ropes and floats. We’ve also got gill nets, octopus hides,…Continue Reading


Our delivery of new premium quality crab nets has finally arrived! We can honestly say these would have to be the best quality crab net on the WA coast, and are even a step up from our very popular previous model. These new improved nets are slightly larger, still in the same famous octagonal shape,…Continue Reading

Crackpots Marine – last week of trading for 2018!

It’s Crackpots Marine’s last week of trading for the year! We are open each day this week 8am til 4pm, plus 9am til noon on Saturday 22nd and Monday 24th. We’ve just had another delivery of our premium quality locally made jarrah/pine craypots, so there’s plenty of stock for your Christmas and New Year crayfishing…we…Continue Reading

Fishing gear for a happy new year!

Crackpots Marine is back open for business! Happy New Year to all our customers and friends, we are looking forward to some great fishing in 2018! We’re pretty much a one-stop shop, so come and see us at our O’Connor warehouse for timber and plastic craypots, tippers and winches, crab nets and gill nets, occy…Continue Reading


RED AND WHITE PAHANG CANE $220 A BUNDLE – MAKE YOUR OWN CANE CRAYPOTS! Makers of cane craypots have been showing a lot of interest in our recent delivery of quality red and white Pahang cane. It’s been a long time since it’s been been available in WA, and we’re pretty sure you won’t find…Continue Reading

Pahang cane back in WA!

RED AND WHITE PAHANG CANE $220 A BUNDLE! Crackpots has just received a container load of quality red and white Pahang cane. It’s been a long time since Pahang cane has been available in WA, and we’re pretty sure you won’t find it anywhere else at this price.  Available in a variety of sizes, Pahang…Continue Reading