Per a notice from Provincetown Shellfish Constable Tony Jackett, licensed residents and non-residents may begin digging for their own dinner on Sunday, November 3, 2013.
According to Jackett, three different shellfishing areas will be opened to the public beginning on the 3rd:
A license is required to take shellfish. Licenses ($15 for residents, $50 non-residents), gauges and regulations are available at the Town Clerk's Office. Residents/taxpayers 65 and over are eligible for a license at no charge.
Shellfishing will be allowed Sundays and Fridays through the end of March 2014. There is a limit of 10-quarts per week.
Should the shellflsh constable find bay scallops abundant, days and locations will be posted for recreational taking. The limit for bay scallops will be 2 pecks per week.
Shellfishing dates are subject to water and shellfish quality testing by the state.
See shellfish area maps on the town's website here.