Originally Posted by chef2sail
I agree with downeast advice. We dont have the lobster pts here on the Chessie, but the crab pots can be a real pain in the entrance to a lot of the creeks and rivers. The are supposed to maitain "flot free" channels, but thats a joke.
I noticed on our last run down from Pooles Island to Rock Hall/ Patapsco the middle of the Bay was covered with a blkanket of red, greens, blacks, and yellows...more than in years past. At night they are very hard to see.
I will be installing a wrap cutter to make our night trips less "exciting"
Just don't believe that a wrap cutter solves all your problems. To begin with, they only work when you are motoring not when sailing (which is nearly always for me, other than when entering and leaving the marina which is float-free). I have one installed for years and still have to deal with crab pots that get wrapped around the rudder or the prop.