No Shipping to: AL, AR, CA, CO, FL, ME, MN, MO, NV, NH, OR, PA, UT, VT, WA, WI (Our best attempt at compliance with state laws as of 2/4/20)
Smith Creek Fish Farm is centrally located in Western New York about an hours drive from Buffalo and Rochester. The hatchery and retail pond supply outlet has seasonal hours for fish pickup and walk in customers. Our expert fish packers will oxygen bag your fish for easy, safe and stress-free transport. We do suggest bringing coolers or totes to to hold your bagged fish. Truck delivery of trout, game fish and forage is available in the WNY area, when orders meet our deliver minimums. We also safely ship, by UPS Next Day Air, many of our fish species including triploid grass carp and crayfish. Unfortunately we ONLY ship fish to New York addresses. All of our fish are 2020 NY DEC certified disease free and have been for more than 10 years.
Orconectes immunis-paper shell, calico crayfish or grass crab. Paper-shell crayfish mate during late summer. By mid-October females have burrowed into the mud. Female crayfish will carry up to 300 eggs through the winter. Eggs hatch in late May. Newly hatched crayfish cling to the female for one or two weeks before wandering off.
**Fish and other livestock are shipped for tropical aquarium, lined pond or research purpose only unless you possess proper permits. We will not knowingly export any restricted species. Stocking fish into waters of your state, including your private property, may require a stocking permit. By placing this order you confirm that you understand these conditions and your legal responsibilities as they apply in your state, county and town.