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How can i apply to catch crayfish?


It is illegal to trap crayfish without getting a licence first.


1. Apply for a licence from the Environment Agency to catch crayfish

2. A legal crayfish trap which has a licence number from the Environment Agency & otter guard on the trap.

3. Obtain a personal license from the Basingstoke Canal Society to trap crayfish on the canal. Contact: Fiona Shipp, Canal Manager on 07305 340547.


Click here for application form and further details



Note:   Please click on the 'Crayfish Trapping Guide' document which will give you all of the information and details that you will need.


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