What will I be able to harvest?

This depends on the time of year. The most common shellfish harvested in Dennis are oysters and quahogs which can be harvested in winter months. December - March for oysters and December - May for quahogs. All shellfish have species specific seasons; please, refer to the recreational shellfish regulations for all shellfish seasons. 

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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?