What do I need to go shellfishing?

Each shellfish species requires different gear to harvest. Boots or waders, gloves, a basket and some kind of clam rake (there are several) are the most common gear for shellfishers across all species harvest. Gear will vary based on type of shellfish being harvested.

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1. How much are Recreational Shellfish Permits?
2. Can I take someone out shellfishing with me?
3. How to obtain a Recreational Shellfish License
4. What is open for shellfishing?
5. What are the hours of operation for shellfishing?
6. What do I need to go shellfishing?
7. Where can I go shellfishing?
8. What will I be able to harvest?
9. What is the difference between a clam and a quahog?
10. How much can I take home?
11. How about "Senior Permits"?
12. Are shellfish safe to eat?