Recreational fishing of crayfish in one of the Western Cape’s most unique travel destinations, Namaqua West Coast, will be allowed on June 20 and 21, 2020.
“Fishermen love the West Coast for fishing and catching crayfish and now for 2 days, you will have the opportunity to catch the west coast rock lobster,” said the destination on its official social media pages.
Those in need of permits for crayfish fishing will be able to obtain them from the nearest post office.
According to the Hermanus Travel Online Magazine, the permit costs R94, R7 application fee and R87 permit fee and is valid for the entire West Coast Rock Lobster season.
“Only persons over the age of 12 years may obtain from any authorized office, a recreational fishing permit to engage in fishing, collecting, keeping, controlling, landing or transporting of, or to be in possession of not more than four WCRL per day.”