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Clammers can harvest up to 15 razor clams such as this one, taken at Grayland, Wash. (Elaine Thompson / The Spokesman-Review)

Beefy bivalves await razor clam diggers

SHELLFISHING -- Plenty of fat clams await diggers who turn out for the next razor clam dig, set to run Wednesday, Feb. 26, through March 3 on various Washington ocean beaches. The Department of Fish and Wildlife announced today the dig has been approved after...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 20, 2013

Dungeness crab wait for ice, packing and shipping at Hallmark Fisheries in Charleston, Ore.

Holiday crabs: Can you dig it?

SHELLFISHING -- Clam diggers can ring in the new year with an eight-day razor clam dig on ocean beaches that starts Dec. 29 and stretches through Jan. 5. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved the dig after marine toxin tests showed the...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 9, 2013



Dave Gooding, left and Roy Osterhout, both of Bremerton, Wash., hits the tide flats in search of geoduck on the beach in Retsil, Wash., Friday, June 4, 2004. Gooding was not shy about getting wet for a tasty clam buried two or three feet in the sand. Hundreds of people explored Puget Sound's beaches Friday, with many more expected to head out over the weekend as the lowest tides in 19 years are revealing all sorts of unusual creatures. (Associated Press)

Getting down and dirty for goeducks

SHELLFISHING -- Seattle Times outdoor writer Mark Yuasa dove head-first into the sport of goeduck harvesting last week. Read for insight on the technique his friends have developed for gathering the heavyweight of Pacific Northwest clams.

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