Crabbing takes a lot of know how, the right spot at the right time but not as much patience as fishing. It's a great thing to do with friends and family or commercially as it's rewarding and a lot of fun. Here are the basics of how to crab that will get you started and hopefully you can go and catch your first crab.
Stuff to get you going;
5 gallon bucket
Black cod heads, sardines, squid or chicken, tuna or mackerel.
Fishing license with crab permit.