Otter Removal and Trapping

Otter Removal

Otter Removal

Otters have long, slim bodies and relatively short limbs with webbed paws. Most have sharp claws on their feet and all except the sea otter have long, muscular tails. They quickly move in to a new area develop deep burrows that extend into embankments, can decline of a body of water’s fish population and leave a lot of otter waste.

While otter problems are not very common in Jacksonville, Quick Catch will trap otters, and provide otter removal and prevention services to surrounding North Florida areas including St. Johns, Clay, Nassau, Duval, Baker and Putnam counties.

Common Reasons for Otter Removal Services:

  • Otters can cause a lot of damage
    The presence of river otters around or in a fish hatchery or fish culture facility is a good indication that a damage problem is imminent. Otter scats or toilets that contain scales, exoskeletons, and other body parts of the species being produced is additional evidence that damage is ongoing. Often the damage involves learned feeding behavior by one or a family of otters.

How Quick Catch Removes Otters:

  • Quick Catch will trap otters which the most effective way to remove them.
    Getting rid of otters can be challenging, especially because of how agile and adept they are at maneuvering through the water. Otters are extremely intelligent and playful, and their curious nature makes them naturally resistant to decoys and urine deterrents. The best method for removing otters is trapping and relocating. An otter can cause severe damage to a fish population, but can also keep waterways clean and healthy.

What are ways to Detect an Otter Problem?

  • Otter waste around the embankments of a body of water
  • Decrease in fish population
  • Actually seeing the otters, they are pretty apparent.

If you live in Jacksonville or a surrounding North Florida area and

  • Suspect otters are causing an issue for your body of water
  • Know that you have an otter problem

Call Quick Catch today (904) 859-6585 or Contact Quick Catch to get your problem resolved.


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