going crabbing

Has anyone ever gone crabbing? This weekend I am going to the coast with a bunch of buddies (yes, all of Team Stupid) and that's exactly what we're going to do. Truth be told, none of us have ever done this so our chances of success are probably slim. That's not necessarily such a bad thing, as I don't even like to eat crabs. Actually, I don't like anything that comes out of of the ocean. Well, with the exception of mermaids that is.