Town Clerk, 263 Mountain Road Harpswell, ME Phone: 207-833-5822
Fee: Residents and taxpayers, $10; non-residents, $20
Brunswick Town Hall, 85 Union Street Brunswick, ME Phone: 207-725-6658
Fees: Residents, $25; free for people age 62 and older. Non-residents, $50; free for people age 62 and older.
Fees: $7 per year for residents and non-residents. Licensing year runs from June 1 to May 31. Purchase a license during office hours from the town clerk at any of the four town halls. Shellfish Warden is Nicholas Upham. Phone: 207-380-5635.
Boothbay Harbor Town Clerk, 11 Howard Street, Boothbay Harbor (207-633-7714)
Boothbay Town Clerk, 1011 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay (207-633-2051)
Southport Town Clerk, 361 Hendricks Hill Road, Southport (207-633-6311)
Edgecomb Town Selectman, ME Route 27 (207-882-7018)
Freeport Town Hall, 30 Main Street Freeport, ME Phone: 207-865-4800
The town issues a resident recreational shellfish license, a nonresident recreational shellfish license, and a limited recreational shellfish license, which applies to one day of fishing. Recreational licenses (except for the limited license) are in effect July 1 through June 30. Licenses are issued by the Town Clerk.
Fees: Resident Recreational, $11; Nonresident Recreational, $22; Limited Recreational, $15. Fee are waived for people age 70 and older. A recreational license is not required for a digger under 12 years of age to engage in recreational clam harvesting. A surcharge of $5 for water quality testing costs is charged to all recreational licenses.
Closures: The Shellfish Hotline at 207-865-2904 is always kept up-to-date on current closure information. If you are not familiar with the geographic information or the local names of places in town, maps posted in the lobby of the Police Department, 16 Main Street, and the Town Hall, 30 Main Street, for the closures. Or you may contact the shellfish warden through the police department at 207-865-4800.