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Shellfish harvest has open to those holding a recreational fishing license. State shellfish grounds are accessible along Dewees Inlet. Please see the map of open areas on Dewees Island circled in red.
For a complete list of areas open to recreational & state shellfish harvesting, please click here.
Shellfish season runs until May 15, 2019; however closures may take place due to water contamination, storms, floods, etc.
Please check the DHEC link on the DNR shellfish page for details.
Lori Sheridan Wilson,
Environmental Program Director & ARB Coordinator