EAST HAMPTON TOWN TRUSTEES
27th ANNUAL LARGEST CLAM CONTEST RULES
1. Only holders of valid East Hampton Shellfish License may enter. Parents may enter clams for their children between the ages of 4 and 14, and write their name and age in addition to their own on each entry card.
2. Contest to be held on Sunday, September 24th at 12:00 noon. All clams entered must be caught in certified waters in East Hampton Town, between the dates of Saturday, September 16th and Saturday, September 23rd.
3. Only “Hard Clams” (Mercenaria mercenaria) are eligible.
4. Contestants must comply with all shellfishing regulations.
5. A maximum of one clam per contestant, per day may be entered.
6. Competing clams are to be brought, prior to September 24th to one of the following places to be entered in the contest:
a) Amagansett Seafood Store
b) Gosman’s Fish Market, Montauk Highway
c) The Seafood Shop, Wainscott
d) Stuart’s Fish Market, Amagansett
7. Entries are to be placed in a mesh bag provided at the above places, the drawstring of the bag pulled tight, and the card providing your name, and the date and harbor of capture stapled over the bag. (Remember to write the age of the child if entered for the junior prize). There will be a $1.00 entry fee per clam.
8. A panel of three judges will choose the winners of the contest at a public
judging on Sunday, September 24th at the Trustees office on Bluff Road and
Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett. Prizes will be awarded.
Clam Chowder Contest:
Obtain entry container and rules at the Trustees office. There will be a $1.00 entry fee. Clam Chowder to be brought to the office for judging on September 24th between 11:30 am & 12:30 pm.
Call the Trustees office for further information: (631) 267-8688Read More
Please be advised! The East Hampton Town Trustees wish to inform the greater East Hampton community that Georgica Pond has tested positive for elevated levels of Blue Green Algae.
Effective Immediately, avoid all contact with Georgica Ponds waters. There should be no swimming, fishing or other potentially high contact activities on the pond at this time.
Anyone who has contact with Georgica Pond waters should rinse with clean fresh water immediately.
We are grateful for the water testing being conducted By Dr. Gobler of Stony Brook University on this important environmental matter.
Please report any observations algae blooms or other environmental events to the East Hampton Town Trustees at 631/267-8688.Read More
The culvert passing under Gerard Dr into the north end of Accabonac harbor has been cleared of silt and sediment.
The East Hampton Trustees had the inlet of Accabonac harbor dredged from Louse Point using a long-arm excavator from Bistrian, the town’s preferred contractor of 2017. The sand was moved down and spread on public land to nourish the beach to the southeast.Read More
NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED
The East Hampton Trustees finally had their older site redone in Word Press. The new site now features all of the existing content on our site, and new content. The platform will now allow us to grow the site to meet the needs of our diverse, and wonderful community.Read More