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Head to the Long Beach Peninsula for the Final Razor Clam Dig of the Season!

Screen Shot 2014-04-11 at 12.28.06 PMThe 2014 Razor Clam Season is coming to a close and has been even better than last year’s banner season, with over 6 million razor clams harvested! The whole family can take part in this uniquely Pacific Northwest subsistence activity.

Read the latest WDFW press release on clam digs.

APPROVED DATES:  

•    May 27, Tuesday, 6:24 a.m., -1.0 feet,  Long Beach Peninsula
•    May 28, Wednesday, 7:06  a.m., -1.3 feet, Long Beach Peninsula
•    May 29, Thursday, 7:45 a.m., -1.4 feet, Long Beach Peninsula
•    May 30, Friday, 8:23 a.m., -1.2 feet,  Long Beach Peninsula
•    May 31, Saturday, 9:00 a.m., -1.0 feet,  Long Beach Peninsula
•    June 1, Sunday, 9:37 a.m., -0.7 feet,  Long Beach Peninsula

Harvest Rules:

        • By law, clam diggers are limited to 15 razor clams per day, and are required to keep the first 15 clams they dig. Each digger’s clams must be kept in a separate container.
        • All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable 2013-14 fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license to an annual combination fishing license, are available on WDFW’s website at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov and from license vendors around the state.
        • The final word on beach openings is announced about a week before each dig is scheduled to start, provided marine toxin tests show the clams are safe to eat.
        • Information about current and proposed digs, as well as the location of Washington’s razor clam beaches, is available at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/razorclams/current.html.

Here is a GREAT video, by David Campiche of the Shelburne Inn and Restaurant on how to clean your razor clams! YouTube Preview Image