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It’s Shellfish Season

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