The Great Razor Clam Face-Off

If you want to be a part of razor clam history, then this post is for you.

Woman in a clam suit being attacked by clam guns and shovels on the beach as newscaster, Ted Sandbar, watches on.
Woman in a clam suit being attacked by clam guns and shovels on the beach as newscaster, Ted Sandbar, watches on.

It’s a question that has plagued the masses for years…

What IS the superior razor clam digging tool?!

This fall, we aim to find out.

Leading #TeamClamShovel we have the infamous Kelly Susewind, director of WDFW.

But don’t be fooled! Representing #TeamClamGun we have our fierce Deputy Director, Amy Windrope!

With your support, one team will reign supreme at the end of the season! However, the only way to solve this age-old feud is for YOU to post your pictures and videos on social media using your team’s hashtag. The team with the most posts at the end of razor clam season will be declared the winner.

#TeamClamShovel vs. #TeamClamGun

What team are you?

Tentative Razor Clam Dig Days

*Results of all scheduled openings will depend on whether results of marine toxin tests show the clams are safe to eat.

To see currently approved digs, please visit our website.

**No digging is allowed before noon during digs in Oct., Nov., and Dec. where low tide occurs in the afternoon or evening. Always check the WDFW website for regulations and emergency closures before digging.

October 26, Saturday: 5:59 pm, 0.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

October 27, Sunday: 6:47 pm, -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

October 28, Monday: 7:33 pm, -1.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

October 29, Tuesday: 8:18 pm, -1.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

October 30, Wednesday: 9:03 pm, -1.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

October 31, Thursday: 9:50 pm, -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

November 1, Friday: 10:38 pm, -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

November 11, Monday: 5:51 pm, 0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

November 12, Tuesday: 6:27 pm, -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

November 13, Wednesday: 7:03 pm, -0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

November 14, Thursday: 7:41 pm, -0.6 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

November 15, Friday: 8:22 pm, -0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

November 16, Saturday: 9:08 pm, -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

November 17, Sunday: 9:59 pm, -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

November 24, Sunday: 4:47 pm, -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

November 25, Monday: 5:34 pm, -1.0 feet; Long Beach Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

November 26, Tuesday: 6:18 pm, -1.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

November 27, Wednesday: 7:02 pm, -1.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

November 28, Thursday: 7:44 pm, -1.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

November 29, Friday: 8:29 pm, -0.7 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

November 30, Saturday: 9:10 pm, -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

December 10, Tuesday: 5:28 pm, -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

December 11, Wednesday: 6:06 pm, -0.6 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

December 12, Thursday: 6:45 pm, -0.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

December 13, Friday: 7:26 pm, -1.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

December 14, Saturday: 8:08 pm, -1.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

December 15, Sunday: 8:53 pm, -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

December 16, Monday: 9:41 pm, -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

December 23, Monday: 4:35 pm, -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

December 26, Thursday: 6:47 pm, -1.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

December 27, Friday: 7:26 pm, -0.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

December 28, Saturday: 8:05 pm, -0.6 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

December 29, Sunday: 8:43 pm, -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

Don’t forget to capture your adventures and hashtag your team on social media! Good luck!

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