Clam fishing

Kouchibouguac National Park

Fishing season: May 15 to September 15, 2021

Conservation Measures for Clam Fishing

Please respect the following measures to protect spawners:

  • Legal size: 5 cm (2 inches) and over
  • Limit of 75 softshell clams per day per fisherman
  • Harvesting with a plunger is prohibited

Recreational Softshell Clam Fishing Licences

The fishing licences are available at the following locations:

Persons under 16 years of age may fish without a licence if they are accompanied by a person 16 years of age or older who is the holder of a valid softshell clam fishing permit issued by the national park. The clams harvested by the person under 16 must be included as part of the daily allowable catch of the permit holder and in that person’s possession.

Permit fee Duration
$4.00 1 day
$7.00 2 days
$11.00 3 days

Once a permit is purchased, it cannot be reimbursed.

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

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