Patent Number: 6,804,911

Title: Apparatus for harvesting bait

Abstract: A trap capable of harvesting bait fish in open water or in ponds. In one embodiment a wire mesh cage having capture gates using longitudinal bores and angled rods, each sized to admit desired bait fish but exclude predatory fish. A bait box is provided to hold bait to attract the desired fish. The mesh construction of the cage permits free flow of water currents and visibility of the bait in the bait box. The mesh can also be sized, to provide size selection, by permitting the ready escape of immature and smaller bait fish.

Inventors: Henke; James (St. Bernard, LA)


International Classification: A01K 69/00 (20060101); A01K 69/06 (20060101); A01K 069/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/19/2012