Shellfish License

Public Notice

2022 to 2023 Ogunquit Clamming Season

Shellfish Licenses will be sold Monday, November 1, 2022 in the Dunaway Community Center, 23 School Street at 8 am.

Remaining Shellfish Licenses for 2022-2023 Season

Non-Resident 8$70
Senior Resident15No cost
Senior Non-Resident2No cost
One Day Resident / Non-Resident10 per day$15

Clam Digging Schedule

Opening date: November 6, 2022
Closing date: March 26, 2023
Total of 11 days (Sundays only)

Map of Open / Closed Areas

Clam Flat Area: Foot Bridge to Beach Street Bridge

Divided into three areas:

  • Area A Partial Open
  • Area B Open
  • Area C Open

Youth Day, March 26, 2023

Children 12 years old and younger can dig one peck of clams without a license when supervised by a licensed digger.

Example: The licensed adult brings 5 children. The licensed adult can dig one peck and the 5 children can dig one peck together.

License Sales

Licenses will be available at the Town Clerk's Office starting on November 1, 2022 and will continue to be sold Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.

All Licenses will be sold on a first come first served basis until the allotted number of licenses are sold.

One Day Permits will be available for purchase from a Clam Warden starting one hour prior to low tide each day in the Foot Bridge Parking Lot during scheduled dig days.