Fishing and Hunting

Fishing at Waquoit Bay

Fin fishing and Shell fishing

A permit is required for the taking of any shellfish from Waquoit Bay or its tributaries (available from Falmouth or Mashpee Town Halls).

Hunting in Waquoit Bay


Many sections of the Reserve are open to hunting during the Massachusetts hunting season.

Hunting Season Dates

Migratory Game Bird Hunting Regulations

For more information about hunting seasons, permits, and laws please refer to the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife hunting page for more information.