Where can I go shellfishing?

Most of the Town's shellfishing areas are open seven days a week from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset, with the exception of Salt Pond being open on Sundays only. The following tidal creeks are closed at all times: Rock Harbor Creek, Boat Meadow Creek, Bee's River (First Encounter Marsh), Hatches Creek, and Abelino's Creek. 

View our Recreational Shellfish Map and our Closure Notices for more information on where to shellfish! 

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1. Where can I go shellfishing?
2. How much can I take home?
3. What will I be able to harvest?
4. What do I need to go shellfishing?
5. What’s the difference between a clam and a quahog?
6. How about Senior permits?
7. Are they safe to eat?
8. What about Red Tide?