Four Days of Digs and Spring Clam Tides

Four days of razor clam digging have been approved. AND, its time to switch to spring tides! Pay attention to the official tide times. Plus, we have three digs approved at Kalaloch.

The official press release announcing the approved digs by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is on the agency’s website. And don’t forget, this approved dig was only made available to the public because of the hard work that state shellfish managers put in, plus the watchful eye of the Department of Health that conducts the marine toxin tests to ensure clams are safe to eat.

Be sure to check the Beach Map to ensure you are on the correct approved beach.

Upcoming digs are scheduled on the following dates, beaches and low tides:

Evening tide, no digging is allowed before noon:

  • March 21, Thursday, 7:48 p.m.; -0.5 feet; Mocrocks

Switch to a.m. tides, no digging is allowed after noon:

  • March 22, Friday, 8:14 a.m.; -0.2 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks, Kalaloch
  • March 23, Saturday, 9:01 a.m.; -0.3 feet; Twin Harbors, Copalis, Kalaloch
  • March 24, Sunday, 9:49 a.m.; -0.3 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks, Kalaloch

 

The DAILY LIMIT per person is 15 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. Digging prior to Noon during the Fall-Winter Season on the approved days is not allowed. All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. And, each digger must keep their razor clams in a separate container. Don’t mix your clams. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license to an annual combination fishing license, are available from license vendors around the state and WDFW’s licensing customer service number at (360) 902-2464.

13th Annual Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival A Huge Success

The 13th Annual Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival was a huge success. The Razor Clam Society would like to thank the Ocean Shores Chamber of Commerce for all of their hard work.

And a big thank you again to all of the supporters and razor clamming enthusiasts that came by our booth to chat.

See you on the beach!

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Epic First Day At 13th Annual Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival

Big shout out to all of the supporters that came to the booth at the 13th Annual Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival. We can’t do it with out you!

According to a verbal report we received from WDFW, the clam digging was mind blowing, with thousands of happy clammers quickly getting their limits.

Sunday, March 17, will be another spectacular day! The clam tide is going to be full-on tomorrow and the weather sunny and warm! Get to the Beach!

Festival details below.

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Two Days of Approved Razor Clam Digs & Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival

As previously announced, March 16 & 17 is the 13th Annual Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival. AND two days of razor clam digging have been approved that luckily coincide with the festival. Come to the festival, visit with the Razor Clam Society, and go digs some clams!

The official press release announcing the approved digs by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is on the agency’s website. And don’t forget, this approved dig was only made available to the public because of the hard work that state shellfish managers put in, plus the watchful eye of the Department of Health that conducts the marine toxin tests to ensure clams are safe to eat.

Be sure to check the Beach Map to ensure you are on the correct approved beach.

Upcoming digs are scheduled on the following dates, beaches and low tides:

  • March 16, Saturday, 3:43 p.m.; 0.3 feet; Twin Harbors Beach, and Copalis Beach
  • March 17, Sunday, 4:43 p.m.; -0.2 feet; Twin Harbors Beach, and Mocrocks Beach

The digs are all in the evening, so be sure to dress warm and have fresh batteries in your headlamp, flashlight, or lantern. And be extra cautious of the ocean as it’s difficult to see large waves coming at night.

The DAILY LIMIT per person is 15 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. Digging prior to Noon during the Fall-Winter Season on the approved days is not allowed. All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. And, each digger must keep their razor clams in a separate container. Don’t mix your clams. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license to an annual combination fishing license, are available from license vendors around the state and WDFW’s licensing customer service number at (360) 902-2464.

7 Days of Razor Clam Digs Approved

A bountiful schedule of razor clam digs is upon us. We will get one week of digging, including Presidents Day weekend, and 3 days of approved digs at Kalaloch. This is all very exciting for razor clam enthusiasts everywhere. Make note that there is a 1 day opening at Long Beach on Sunday, Feb. 17.

As usual, the official press release from Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will be available on the agency’s website. And don’t forget, this approved dig was only made available to the public because of the hard work that state shellfish managers put in, plus the watchful eye of the Department of Health that conducts the marine toxin tests to ensure clams are safe to eat.

Be sure to check the Beach Map to ensure you are on the correct approved beach.

Upcoming digs are scheduled on the following dates, beaches and low tides:

  • Feb. 15, Friday; 3:11 p.m.; 0.4 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • Feb. 16, Saturday; 4:08 p.m.; -0.3 feet; Twin Harbors, Copalis, Kalaloch
  • Feb. 17, Sunday; 4:59 p.m.; -1.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis, Mocrocks, Kalaloch
  • Feb. 18, Monday; 5:46 p.m.; -1.4 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks, Kalaloch
  • Feb. 19, Tuesday; 6:31 p.m.; -1.5 feet; Twin Harbors
  • Feb. 20, Wednesday; 7:14 p.m.; -1.3 feet; Twin Harbors
  • Feb. 21, Thursday; 7:56 p.m.; -0.8 feet; Twin Harbors

The digs are all in the evening, so be sure to dress warm and have fresh batteries in your headlamp, flashlight, or lantern. And be extra cautious of the ocean as it’s difficult to see large waves coming at night.

The DAILY LIMIT per person is 15 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. Digging prior to Noon during the Fall-Winter Season on the approved days is not allowed. All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. And, each digger must keep their razor clams in a separate container. Don’t mix your clams. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license to an annual combination fishing license, are available from license vendors around the state and WDFW’s licensing customer service number at (360) 902-2464.