DIGGING RAZOR CLAMS IN THE DRY SAND

Successful digging of razor clams in the dry sand depends the ability to recognize the show. Oregon's Razor Clams photo array displays shows of razor clams in the wet and dry sand. Razor clams are often located at greater depths under the dry sand than the wet sand but there are exceptions. There are three methods recommended in Oregon's Razor Clams for digging razor clams in the Dry Sand. Early in the tidal cycle we recommend ODFW's method for digging razor clams. Later in the tidal cycle we recommend digging a 2 foot deep access hole 6 inches from the show on the ocean side of the clam.  Using your hands peel the sand away from the show side of the hole to reveal the clam.. The other method, speed digging, is described in Oregon's Razor Clams or the razor clam section of Oregon's Clams. This Successful digging of razor clams in the dry sand depends the ability to recognize the show.  

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