– Clamming is a low cost business to start up, requiring relatively minimal upfront costs.
– Clammers have the opportunity to work outdoors in nature.
– Clamming can be done year round in most areas, allowing for steady income.
– Clamming is relatively simple and doesn’t require any specialized knowledge.
– It can be difficult to get started in clamming as some areas have regulations that limit the activity.
– Clammers must contend with a variety of environmental challenges, including changing water levels, shifting sands and seasons.
– Clamming can be physically demanding and require long hours of work in the cold water.
– Clammers may need to travel to reach the best clam beds, requiring additional costs for transportation and lodging.
– The profitability of clamming depends on the size, quality and quantity of clams harvested. Variations in the overall market can impact how much money you make.
– Clamming is often seasonal, so clammers must find other sources of income during the off season.
– There is always competition from other clammers in most areas, which adds to the difficulty of making a profit.
– Clamming involves some risk as there is no guarantee of the harvest. Clammers may end up with a small or poor quality crop, resulting in a loss of money and time invested.