By Luke Whittaker
Chinook Observer 

Joy of clamming: Bivalve beach bounty astounds diggers

 

Last updated 9/23/2021 at 4:44pm

Luke Whittaker

The first recreational razor clam digs of the 2021-22 season commenced over the weekend with thousands of differs descending on the bountiful sands along the Long Beach Peninsula.

LONG BEACH PENINSULA - The first recreational razor clam digs of the 2021-22 season commenced over the weekend with thousands of diggers descending on the bountiful sands along the Long Beach Peninsula.

The season officially started Friday, with a low tide (-0.4) at 4:30 a.m. followed by digs Saturday (-0.5) at 5:22 a.m. and Sunday (-0.6), with the latter days drawing the most diggers.

Early tentative estimates by WDFW calculated a total turnout of roughly 5,000 diggers over the weekend, including 500 Friday, 1,500 Saturday, 3,100 Sunday and 2,200 on Monday along peninsula beaches.

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