Rock Lobster (Crayfish) regulations

It’s that time of the year again…! The west coast’s Red Gold may be caught. It’s however a tightly regulated situation and it’s important to stick to the rules. You can read the full article posted on iol.co.za here

“The regulations include:
*Recreational WCRL fishermen require a permit to fish. These are obtainable from their nearest South African Post Office. Only persons over the age of 12 years may obtain a permit
*There is daily bag limit of four West Coast rock lobsters per person per day for the duration of the fishing season. The size restriction is 80 mm carapace length
*Fishing times for WCRL will be from 8am until 4pm. Catches must be landed before 4pm
*No person catching WCRL with a recreational fishing permit may sell their catch and any WCRL caught, collected or transported must be kept in a whole state

The City said fishing for WCRL would only be allowed on the following dates:
*15 November 2015 (1 day)
*21 – 22 November 2015 (2 days)
*28 – 29 November 2015 (2 days)
*5 – 6 December 2015 (2 days)
*12 – 13 December 2015 (2 days)
*19 – 20 December 2015 (2 days)
*26 – 27 December 2015 (2 days)
*2 – 3 January 2016 (2 days)
*9 – 10 January 2016 (2 days)
*25 – 28 March 2016 (4 days)”

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crayfish on the braai

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