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Razor Clam Festival returns -- Can you dig it?


Long Beach’s original Razor Clam Festival, held in April 1940, featured the world’s largest frying pan, a colossal clam dig and handcrafted batches of chowder. Families flocked to the Peninsula for a weekend of fritters and fun; clouds of steam pouring off the giant frying pan wafted over festivalgoers; “Bathing Clam Beauties” in “clam-kinis” soon joined…

Razor Clams 101: Cleaning and Cooking


You’ve bought your shellfish license and hauled the clam gun out of storage. You‘ve dusted off the waders and repaired the old mesh net. You’ve pulled your limit of razor clams from the sand and are feeling pretty good about yourself. So, now what? Digging razor clams is the fun part, but cleaning and cooking…

Razor clam season has arrived!


The wait is over. Which means we can’t wait to get our guns in the ground! State officials announced this week that the Long Beach Peninsula will open for recreational razor clam digging on Jan. 7 through Jan. 14. The schedule for the first round of digs looks like this: Jan. 7: Thursday, 4:57 p.m.; 0.1…

2015 Razor Clam Season on the Long Beach Peninsula

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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….

Washington biologist expects good clam season

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ABERDEEN, Wash. — The razor clam season is just weeks away and the Department of Fish and Wildlife says it should be a good one. Shellfish biologist Dan Ayres said at two meetings this week in Grays Harbor County that numbers are up at Twin Harbors and Long Beach. If you’re looking…