9 Days of Razor Clam Digging Approved; 20 Clam Limit

According to a Press Release from Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW), 9 days of razor clamming have been approved. The daily limit is 20 clams.

Be sure to get your official Razor Clam Society T-shirt while supplies last.

Approved Dig Dates, Tide Times, and Beach Locations Appear Below.

Be sure to check out the Razor Clam Society Beach Map to know where and when to dig.

2022-2023 recreational hunting and fishing licenses are required as of April 1.

Digging is allowed during low tide from 12 a.m. through 11:59 a.m. only (digging hours extended to 1 p.m. on May 7):

  • April 29, Friday, 6:31 AM; -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • April 30, Saturday, 7:10 AM; -0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • May 1, Sunday, 7:47 AM; -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • May 2, Monday, 8:22 AM; -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • May 3, Tuesday, 8:57 AM; -0.7 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • May 4, Wednesday, 9:34 AM; -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • May 5, Thursday, 10:13 AM; -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • May 6, Friday, 10:57 AM; +0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • May 7, Saturday, 11:48 AM; +0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis (digging hours extended to 1PM)

The DAILY LIMIT per person has increased to 20 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand, the clams must be kept. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. 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.

6 Digs Approved: Bigger Limits and Lower Tides

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved 6 days of razor clam digging from April 16 through April 21 and increased the allowable limit to 20 clams.

Be sure to get your official Razor Clam Society T-shirt while supplies last.

Approved Dig Dates, Tide Times, and Beach Locations Appear Below.

Be sure to check out the Razor Clam Society Beach Map to know where and when to dig.

Digging is allowed during low tide from 12:00 AM through 11:59 AM only:

  • April 16, Saturday, 7:03 AM; -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis (Long Beach Razor Clam Festival) (20 clam limit)
  • April 17, Sunday, 7:45 AM; -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks (Long Beach Razor Clam Festival) (20 clam limit)
  • April 18, Monday, 8:28 AM; -1.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis (20 clam limit)
  • April 19, Tuesday, 9:14 AM; -1.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks (20 clam limit)
  • April 20, Wednesday, 10:04 AM; -1.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis (20 clam limit)
  • April 21, Thursday, 10:59 AM; -0.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks (20 clam limit)

 2022-2023 recreational hunting and fishing licenses expire after March 31. Beginning April 1, you will need a new 2022-2023 license to dig.

The DAILY LIMIT per person has increased to 20 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand, the clams must be kept. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. 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.

It’s Officially Spring Razor Clam Digging Time!

Spring officially started on March 20. And, according to an email received from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), 6 days of razor clam digging have been approved beginning April 1 through April 6.

Approved Dig Dates, Tide Times, and Beach Locations Appear Below.

Be sure to check out the Razor Clam Society Beach Map.

Digging is allowed during low tide from 12:00 AM through 11:59 AM only:

  • April 1, Friday, 7:36 AM; +0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • April 2, Saturday, 8:07 AM; 0.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • April 3, Sunday, 8:45 AM; -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • April 4, Monday, 9:23 AM; 0.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • April 5, Tuesday, 10:01 AM; +0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • April 6, Wednesday, 10:43 AM; +0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis 

 2022-2023 recreational hunting and fishing licenses expire after March 31. Beginning April 1, you will need a new 2022-2023 license to dig.

The DAILY LIMIT per person is 15 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand, the clams must be kept. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. 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 Approved Digs! Morning Clam Tides Are Back!

According to a press release, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved 7 days of razor clam digging beginning March 16.

Approved Dig Dates, Tide Times, and Beach Locations Appear Below.

Be sure to check out the Razor Clam Society Beach Map.

Digging is allowed from 12:00 PM through 11:59 PM only:

  • March 16, Wednesday, 6:35 PM; 0.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • March 17, Thursday, 7:08 PM; 0.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • March 18, Friday, 7:41 PM; +0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • March 19, Saturday, 8:14 PM; +0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

Digging is allowed from 12:00 AM through 11:59 AM only:

  • March 20, Sunday, 8:46 AM; +0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • March 21, Monday, 9:30 AM; 0.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • March 22, Tuesday, 10:18 AM; -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

 2022-2023 recreational hunting and fishing licenses expire after March 31. Beginning April 1, you will need a new 2022-2023 license to dig.

The DAILY LIMIT per person is 15 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand, the clams must be kept. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. 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.

The month is short, dig more clams.

According to an email received from State Shellfish Managers, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved 7 days of razor clam digging beginning February 26 and running through March 4.

Approved Dig Dates, Tide Times, and Beach Locations Appear Below.

Be sure to check out the Razor Clam Society Beach Map.

  • Feb. 26, Saturday, 3:18 P.M.; 0.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • Feb. 27, Sunday, 4:16 P.M.; -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Mocrocks
  • Feb. 28, Monday, 5:06 P.M.; -0.8 feet; Long Beach
  • March 1, Tuesday, 5:50 PM; -0.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • March 2, Wednesday, 6:30 PM; -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • March 3, Thursday, 7:07 PM; -0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • March 4, Friday, 7:42 PM 0.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

The DAILY LIMIT per person is 15 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand, the clams must be kept. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. No digging is allowed before noon on any of the days. 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.

Valentine Day Dig Approved. Show Some Love. Go Dig Clams.

According to a press release, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved 5 days of razor clam digging beginning February 14.

Approved Dig Dates, Tide Times, and Beach Locations Appear Below.

Be sure to check out the Razor Clam Society Beach Map.

  • Feb. 14, Monday, 5:35 P.M.; 0.0 feet; Long Beach
  • Feb. 15, Tuesday, 6:09 P.M.; -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Mocrocks
  • Feb. 16, Wednesday, 6:42 P.M.; -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Copalis
  • Feb. 17, Thursday, 7:14 P.M.; -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors
  • Feb. 18, Friday, 7:45 P.M.; -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

The DAILY LIMIT per person is 15 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand, the clams must be kept. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. No digging is allowed before noon on any of the days. 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.

6 Razor Clam Digs Approved

According to a press release, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved 6 days of razor clam digging beginning January 29.

Approved Dig Dates, Tide Times, and Beach Locations Appear Below.

Be sure to check out the Razor Clam Society Beach Map.

  • Jan. 29, Saturday, 4:30 P.M.; -0.7 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • Jan. 30, Sunday, 5:21 P.M.; -1.2 feet; Long Beach, Copalis
  • Jan. 31, Monday, 6:08 P.M.; -1.5 feet; Long Beach
  • Feb. 1, Tuesday, 6:52 P.M.; -1.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • Feb. 2, Wednesday, 7:34 P.M.; -1.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • Feb. 3, Thursday, 8:13 P.M.; -0.7 feet; Copalis

The DAILY LIMIT per person is 15 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand, the clams must be kept. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. No digging is allowed before noon on any of the days. 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 More January Digs Approved

According to an email press release, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved 7 days of razor clam digging beginning January 14.

Approved Dig Dates, Tide Times, and Beach Locations Appear Below.

Be sure to check out the Razor Clam Society Beach Map.

  • Jan. 14, Friday, 4:43 P.M.; +0.4 feet; Long Beach
  • Jan. 15, Saturday, 5:22 P.M.; +0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • Jan. 16, Sunday, 5:59 P.M.; -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • Jan. 17, Monday, 6:34 P.M.; -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • Jan. 18, Tuesday, 7:08 P.M.; -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors
  • Jan. 19, Wednesday, 7:41 P.M.; -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Copalis
  • Jan. 20, Thursday, 8:14 P.M.; -0.2 feet; Long Beach

The DAILY LIMIT per person is 15 clams, no matter what condition they are in, once removed from the sand, the clams must be kept. That limit is subject to change. Always check with official sources if you have any questions. No digging is allowed before noon on any of the days. 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.

Happy New Year! Go Dig Clams!

Happy New Year from the Razor Clam Society.

As previously announced, beginning on December 30, the allowable limit of razor clams to dig returns to 15 (FIFTEEN). Keep all the clams you dig. No catch and release. Dig dates, tide times and open beaches are listed below. The digs run through January 5, 2022.

  • Dec. 30, Thursday, 3:49 P.M.; -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks (15 CLAM LIMIT)
  • Dec. 31, Friday, 4:42 P.M.; -0.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis (15 CLAM LIMIT)
  • Jan. 1, Saturday, 5:32 P.M.; -1.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks (15 CLAM LIMIT)
  • Jan. 2, Sunday, 6:21 P.M.; -1.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis (15 CLAM LIMIT)
  • Jan. 3, Monday, 7:08 P.M.; -1.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks (15 CLAM LIMIT)
  • Jan. 4, Tuesday, 7:54 PM -1.6 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis (15 CLAM LIMIT)
  • Jan. 5, Wednesday, 8:40 P.M.; -1.1 feet; Long Beach (15 CLAM LIMIT)

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. No digging is allowed before noon on any of the days. 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.

Dig December! Last Chance for 20 Clam Limit!

According to a an official communication from Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, 9 more days of razor clam digs have been approved for December.

The 9 days of approved razor clam digging will begin December 15 and go through and include December 23.

Beginning December 30, the limit will return to 15 clams.

Remember: Be careful driving on the beach and be aware of the clam beds. Pay close attention to other clammers and pedestrians, and always keep your eye on the ocean.

Bring a light and be visible for the early evening digs.

Make sure you have a valid clamming license for the 2021-2022 season.

Check the Beach Map to ensure you are on the correct approved beach.



P.M. TIDES ONLY:                            

  • Dec. 15, Wednesday, 4:28 P.M.; +0.6 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • Dec. 16, Thursday, 5:07 P.M.; +0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • Dec. 17, Friday, 5:43 P.M.; -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • Dec. 18, Saturday, 6:18 P.M.; -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • Dec. 19, Sunday, 6:52 P.M.; -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • Dec. 20, Monday, 7:27 P.M.; -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • Dec. 21, Tuesday, 8:02 P.M.; -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
  • Dec. 22, Wednesday, 8:38 P.M.; -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
  • Dec. 23, Thursday, 9:16 P.M.; +0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

The DAILY LIMIT per person is 20 clams (until December 30), 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. 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.