Cockling at Goolwa Beach
Address: Goolwa Beach
COCKLING AT GOOLWA BEACH
Closed Season: 1 June to 31 October (inclusive)
Recreational fishing for Pipi cockles is prohibited on the Younghusband
Peninsula (Coorong Beach) between the Murray Mouth and 28 Mile Crossing.
There's more information in the article written for Weekend Notes by local 'foodie' Karen Ross. She starts her report:
Now they are a tasty treat
Once upon a time the humble Goolwa Cockle, or Pipi, was used only as bait. Cocklers would gather at the water's edge along Goolwa Beach to do the 'cockle shuffle' with their feet to bring the small molluscs to the surface ready for collection. Read more...