Waldoboro is #1 in Clams! Once again, the Town of Waldoboro is proud to have the best diggers in the state, producing the best product on the market today! Thank you to all our hard working clammers who keep the Medomak River and Waldoboro the #1 landing in the great State of Maine! Many do not realize that the clamming industry is the largest employer in Waldoboro and one of the most important economic drivers that we have.
|2017* Top 10 Soft Clam Ports by Pounds|
|2017||Deer Isle||clam soft||475,967||$837,999|
|2017||St. George||clam soft||277,476||$474,905|
Waldoboro was the number one harvest river in 2016 of shellfish. (more than 2nd and 3rd combined)
In 2016 Waldoboro harvested 917,749 lbs of shellfish.
Based on the last 7 year average, Waldoboro is the largest shellfish harvesting river in the State of Maine, exceeding 2nd place by an average of 150k pounds per year.