Kingston Shellfishing Hotline Opens

Wicked Local Kingston: Shellfishermen have a special telephone number they can call each day they want to go clamming or digging for quahogs to make sure no restriction is in place.

If more than 3/10″ of rainfall is measured, shellfishing is closed for 5 days, and fines can be assessed for failing to adhere to shellfish regulations.

Deputy Shellfish Constable Tom Bolus wants to petition the state to change the rainfall amount to 1/2″ and decrease the number of days closed to shellfishing to 3 days.

To see if the beds are open on a given day, call the recorded message at (781-585-0519) or visit www.kingstonmass.org on the homepage under the “Shellfishing” link. The shellfishing regulations and map are also available on the website.

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