Shellfish Department

Areas open for shellfishing:
Lagoon Pond
Outside waters
Sengekontacket Pond - Sections 4,8,9, & 10

Areas closed for shellfishing:
Sengekontacket Pond - Sections 1,2,3,5,6,7,11 & 12

Scallop season ended March 31, 2018
Oyster season ended April 30, 2018

If the red flag is flying at either of the bridges to Sengekontacket Pond, it means the pond is closed for shellfishing.

Residential recreational permits available only in the Selectmen office at the Oak Bluffs Town Hall

Non-residential one-week, two-week & one-month recreational shellfish permits are available from May to September at the following locations:
Oak Bluffs Town Hall, 56 School Street
Dick's Bait & Tackle, 108 New York Avenue
Keep It Reel, 1 East Chop Drive