Fishing cage

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The present invention provides a collapsible creel 1 suitable for use in lobster or prawn 12 fishing and having a generally rigid base 2 and two support frames 4 hingedly connected 5 to the base 2 so as to be movable between a stowed position in which they are disposed more or less closely against the base 2 and an upstanding position in engagement with each other. Netting means 9 are secured to the base 2 and frames 4 so as to extend between them and together substantially enclose a trapping space above the base 2 in said upstanding positions of said frames 4, at least one of the frames 4 supporting a relatively small diameter inlet 10, the respective netting means extending to said inlet 10. <IMAGE>

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