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Fish Cages - Fish Holding Pens - Fish Baskets

Fish Cages - Fish Holding Pens - Fish Baskets - Fish Holding Baskets - Fish Holding Cages - Floating Fish Baskets - Floating Fish Cages ... these things have a lot of different names. Call these fish cages whatever you'd like, but they all have a common purpose... to hold your next catch! 

Why Use Fish Cages? 

Simply put, our fish cages or fish holding cages are designed to keep your bait or catch alive longer. Our customers use these to store just about anything you can think of. From Crappie, Catfish, and Musky, anglers across the nation have used our pens to store their catch for later. We've even sent them as far north as Barrow, Alaska. =) 

Common Fish Cage Uses:

  • Holding your catch to clean at a later time. 
  • Adding this to your boathouse or dock to store fish for later. 
  • Protecting your fish from predators like turtles, raccoons, otters, etc. 
  • Protecting expensive Koi from predators. 
  • Pong Management - used for culling fish.
  • Raising oysters or clams. 
  • Holding your crabs for the next boil. 

Construction Materials Used on Our Fish Cages

Our fish cages are DURABLE as they are made from 16 gauge welded wire in either a galvanized or PVC-coated finish, and are fastened with stainless steel hog rings for added strength. Simply put, these fish holding cages will protect your catch from predators until you're ready to clean them. To date, we have yet to have a customer contact us to inform us that an otter, raccoon, or any other predator was able to get inside their cage and kill their catch. The 16 gauge wire and stainless steel fasteners are durable enough that a grown man could not pull it apart with his bare hands. 

Check out these Customer Submitted Images of our Fish Cages in Action!

Crabs in our Fish Cage! 

Galvanized Version of our Fish Cage LOADED with Small Catfish! 

A customer modified his fish holding cage by adding a PVC Frame inside. It's not necessary, but that fish cage sure looks nice setting on his dock! 

Customer Voicemail Regarding His Fish Cage Purchase

Additional Customer Feedback:

Our customers ROCK! Just check out some of the feedback we've been left on our traps. 

Customer Feedback Page

A Note About Lead Time and Shipping for our Fish Cages. 

We are a small company... no need to pretend to be otherwise. Since all of our holding pens are handmade here in-house, it simply takes us some time to process our orders. This is especially true in the Spring when ALL of our inventory sells out. 

Lead time is always listed at the top of our site in the yellow notification bar but is typically around 4-7 business days. Rush shipment is an option, and will typically run about $20 per order. If you are in a tight spot and need your trap very fast, please give us a call to discuss rush shipment.