Marine - Recreational Shellfish Maps
2023-2024 Shellfish harvest season will open October 1, 2023 for recreational and commercial wild harvest seasons for all molluscan shellfish. Season will remain open through May 15, 2024, unless conditions warrant extending or shortening of the season.
Shellfish Grounds may be closed to harvest after storm events or marine spill. Please check with SCDHEC
for the latest information on closure status. You can also call the SCDHEC shellfish hotline at 1-800-285-1618
or visit their news releases webpage.
Index Map of the South Carolina Shellfish Management Areas
Select Map Application Icon for an interactive map of recreational areas.
Printable maps are available by selecting a geographical area on the map below.
Provided by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Office of Fisheries
Management, Shellfish Management Program.
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