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. The Salt Pond is 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
  • Abelino's Creek

View these areas on the Shellfish Map (PDF).

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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?