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10:36 am on Sunday May 11, 2014

Get 'em while you can, oyster and clam season ending

The adage goes to only eat shellfish in "r" months, but the season won't officially end for a few more days. Oyster season ends on May 15 and clam season halts on May 31, and that will be your last chance for fresh local shellfish until October 1....
6:47 am on Tuesday March 26, 2013

Some Charleston area shellfish beds closed after storms

Due to the recent heavy rain, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has closed some shellfish beds in Charleston County.
12:49 am on Monday September 26, 2011

The Beaufort River runs red today, and it could mean more oysters

Flickr user shoothead If you're lucky enough to spend sometime on or near the Beaufort River today, don't fret if it should turn an ominous shade of red. (Well, don't fret right away, but I'd still take a look around for any local predators, but...
3:20 am on Tuesday September 16, 2008

Clam, oyster season begins; Shellfish beds open again

Today is the official start of clam and oyster season in the Lowcountry, and runs all the way past the "R"s to May 15. Here's what the S.C. Department of Natural says about the season: Shellfish harvesters may begin gathering oysters and clams on...