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So I hit Diversey for a couple hours Friday evening. First off...nothing biting - water temps between 45-47F.

More interesting though was what I found. I was casting on the east wall between the first two sets of star shaped docks. I noticed a random detached crawfish claw and didn't think anything of it. When I was leaving though I saw a couple more. Once I started paying attention, the things were EVERYWHERE. I saw between 25-30 detached claws in a 10 yd stretch.

Does anyone know what may have been chowing down on these? I doubt that the geese would eat them (although the claws were all close to the minefield of goose poo). I was just curious if anyone else has seen this in the past.

If I were a crawdad....I'd consider relocating!
 

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Maybe an otter.
They've been spotted in the Chicago River for the last few years.
 

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there are actually beavers that live under the east wall on the north end, maybe they are responsible for the carnage.
 

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.......The pond i live on has racoons that scour the shoreline at night time flipping up rocks and what not, getting crawfish I assume. Beavers too. I've actually seen skunks do it as well.
 

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Probably another fishermans bait remains. You should always break the claws off when using them as live bait, atleast I do.
 
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