Recreational Shellfishing

Recreational Shellfishing: A long and valued tradition on Cape Cod.

Recreational permits are for non-commercial use only; these permits are issued to allow you to enjoy the activity of shellfishing as well as the fruits of your labor!

Not sure where to go shellfishing; how to obtain a license or what equipment you may need? The answer to these and many more questions are available in our frequently asked questions section.