Vashon Island closed to recreational shellfish harvesting

September 15, 2016 | Shellfish News
VASHON ISLAND, Wash. - All of Vashon Island is now closed to recreational shellfish harvesting, the State Health Department announced on ... ...read more
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'Rust Tide' Being Found on Newport Harbor Poses No Risk to Public Health

September 15, 2016 | Shellfish News
DEM says “Rust Tide”, not to be confused with Red Tide, poses no public health risk and will not lead to shellfish closures. It is expected to decline as ... ...read more
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Regional Focus: The Comeback King

September 14, 2016 | Shellfish News
Scallops round out the top four shellfish species at $178 million. The seafood industry continues to be a strong employment driver in the region, ... ...read more
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DEM officials say 'rust tide' in RI of no concern

September 14, 2016 | Shellfish News
Rust tide is not harmful to humans, but can damage delicate finfish and shellfish exposed to concentrated populations. There is no concern regarding ... ...read more
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Taste & Tour event to benefit local shellfish industry

September 14, 2016 | Shellfish News
Enjoy fresh local shellfish paired with North Fork wines, all while supporting a good cause this Friday. Shellfish lovers can tour the shellfish hatcheries ... ...read more
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Dobby Wiegardt will speak of duck and shellfish

September 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
Those who recognize the inimitable Dobby Wiegardt in this photograph have probably been duck hunting with him a time or two and perhaps will even ... ...read more
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Not shellfish, 4th-grader gives painted sea shells as gifts

September 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
I find shells in many different places. For example, one time I collected them on a private island my uncle brought me to on his boat. All the other times I ... ...read more
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Man admits failing to keep proper lookout prior to shellfish boat tragedy

September 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
THE MASTER of a Shetland shellfish boat has admitted failing to preserve a crewman's life by neglecting to keep a proper lookout before the vessel hit ... ...read more
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Loch Fyne on the hunt for a chief taster

September 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
The chosen taster will be taken on an all-expenses paid 'induction' trip to Loch Fyne in Scotland, where they will enjoy some of the amazing shellfish ... ...read more
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Oyster lovers rejoice! Shellfish harvesting season opens Oct. 1

September 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
The season, which applies to both recreational and commercial shellfish harvesting, runs until May 15, according to a news release from the S.C. ... ...read more
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