Shell Fish Information. Open / Closed Status
The Swansea Shellfish Beds in the COLES & LEES Rivers are CLOSED due to excessive rainfall. The Bay / DMZ deep water area south of Bay Point Road is CLOSED. The Swansea waters may re-open Monday May 1st at 8:00 a.m. weather permitting. Permits are now available at Town Hall. Any questions call 508-509-0787 or the Police business line at 508-674-8464
CONTAMINATED RELAY AREA INFO.
COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN MUST ABIDE BY THE PRE-DETERMINED MANAGEMENT DAYS OF OPENING. See New Rules & Regulations Booklet with areas above. RECREATIONAL SHELLFISHERS CAN SHELLFISH THESE AREAS ANY DAY THE GREEN FLAGS ARE FLYING FOR THE RIVERS. Please request a "Relay Management Card" from the warden explaing the open / closed days and sections for commercial shellfishing.
THE SWANSEA SHELLFISH SEASON IS CLOSED. WE WILL RE-OPEN AT A LATER DATE IN FEBRUARY 2017.
Please READ and UNDERSTAND the RULES & REGULATIONS. KNOW THE MAPS and where you can or cannot shellfish. Call 508-509-0787 with any questions. If no answer, please call Swansea PD business line at 508-674-8464 and ask for shellfish officer on duty.
Lees River Rt. 103 South (Relay areas CLOSED thru September)
Rt. 103 North
Rt 103 North
Call Swansea Shellfish Warden / Harbormaster @ 508-509-0787 for any questions
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ALL Permit Applications are available through Swansea Town Hall
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