Recreational Shellfish Areas Openings & Closings

As of August 17th 2018 
Opening/Closed information provided by the Guilford Health Department

Notice from the Town of Guilford Health Department:
Remember, when collecting shellfish in warmer water temperatures, you can reduce your risk of shellfish bacteria contamination by getting your shellfish catch to refrigeration, less than 45 F, within 5 hrs

For more information please click on the following links:


 Little HarborOPEN
 Shell Beach / Island Bay OPEN
 Great Harbor / Joshua Cove OPEN  
 Bloody Cove Closed
 Indian Cove Closed
 Chaffinch IslandClosed
 Grass Island OPEN

Disclaimer:  All recreational shellfish area opening/closing information is provided by the Guilford Health Department.  Every attempt has been made to keep this website current.  Before shellfishing it is strongly recommended to call the shellfish hotline at (203) 453-8088.