Shellfish Map - Updated 11/01/2021

Wareham Department of Natural Resources 

Shellfish Division 

Purchase your permit here: https://epay.cityhallsystems.com?key=wareham.ma.us&type=sf

This shellfish map is current as of November 1, 2021 - THE MAP IS CURRENT AND YOU MUST OBEY WHAT THE MAPS AND SIGNAGE READ AT ALL TIMES.  

RED: CLOSED AREA, SHELLFISHING PROHIBITED 

GREEN: MANAGEMENT AREA, SHELLFISHING RESTRICTED (See separate file for MANAGEMENT AREAS) 

BLUE: RAINFALL MANAGEMENT AREA, SHELLFISHING CONDITIONALLY APPROVED BASED ON RAINFALL (CALL 508-291-3100 ext 3184 for status) 

If the area you wish to shellfish and the color is GRAY it is OPEN TO SHELLFISHING.

 

RECREATIONAL HARVESTING OF OYSTERS IS CLOSED MAY 1 - SEPT 30

COMMERCIAL HARVESTING OF OYSTERS IS PROHIBITED IN THE TOWN OF WAREHAM 

FOR MANAGEMENT AREA REGULATIONS, SEE FILE TO THE LEFT THAT SAYS "SHELLFISH -MANAGEMENT AREAS"

FOR RAINFALL MANAGEMENT AREAS, SEE FILE TO THE LEFT THAT SAYS "SHELLFISH - RAINFALL AREAS" 

SHELLFISH HARVEST REGULATIONS, SEE FILE TO THE LEFT THAT SAYS ''SHELLFISH REGULATIONS'' 

ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL 508-291-3100 ext 3180

 CHECK MAP PRIOR TO GOING OUT SHELLFISHING

HARVESTING OF SHELLFISH IS PROHIBITED ON SUNDAYS BEGINNING 06/01 till 09/15

 

CHECK THE MAP PRIOR TO SHELLFISHING! IF SHELLFISHING IN A BLUE AREA, CHECK THE SIGNS AND ALSO CALL THE PHONE LINE. PHONE LINE IS THE ULTIMATE DETERMINING FACTOR

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Purchase your Shellfish Permit here: https://epay.cityhallsystems.com?key=wareham.ma.us&type=sf