Several dark clams piled in front of a waterfront with green vegetation.

Clams and oysters may be harvested from public tidelands located on the western side of Long Island as regulated by the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife.

  • State shellfish license is required, click here for more info.
  • Follow all rules and regulations for harvesting, found here
  • Practice safe and ethical harvesting to ensure shellfish populations are sustainable year after year. Click here for some tips and tricks! 
  • Please be mindful of boundary signs, as many privately owned tidelands surround Long Island and are closed to the public.