Looking for a year-round activity in your local back bays and harbors? Learn how to dig your own clams and steamers with The Fisherman Magazine’s Long Island Edition Editor Matt Broderick. Make sure that you also know which waters are open to recreational clamming in your state, and that you possess the proper licensing.
Video By Michael Caruso
State Regulations Links:
New Hampshire: https://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/marine/shellfishing.htm
Rhode Island: https://dem.ri.gov/environmental-protection-bureau/water-resources/research-monitoring/shellfish-area-monitoring
Massachusetts: (it’s toward the bottom of the recreational fishing page) https://www.mass.gov/service-details/recreational-saltwater-fishing-regulations
New York: https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/345.html
New Jersey: https://dep.nj.gov/njfw/fishing/marine/recreational-licenses-and-permits/