Razor Clams! Dig Washington

Clam digging along beaches of Ocean Shores.

The Pacific razor clam is one of the most sought after shellfish in Washington.

Experienced diggers know one of the best places to stay is at The Polynesian Resort in Ocean Shores. That’s because The Polynesian Resort offers apartment-style rooms with full kitchens. Therefore, you can cook up and enjoy your razor clam harvest right away.

Few meals are as tasty as fresh clams fried in butter or served as the highlight of a big pot of clam chowder. Served with family and friends makes it even better!

Check The Polynesian calendar for scheduled clam digging dates at nearby Copalis or Mocrocks beaches.  Then, book your stay at The Polynesian Resort.

Everything you need to know!

Recreational digging for razor clams can be enjoyed by all ages, from children to seniors,  Diggers just need a clam shovel or specialized tube, a container to put your clams in, and, most importantly, a clam license.

You can also learn how the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife manages the razor clam resources along the state’s shoreline.his brief video Field Report from Copalis Beach in Ocean Shores will show you what you  

You should also check the WDFW page for updates to current regulations.

Digs at Day and Night

Seasons are set to accommodate the interest in digging year-round.

Near The Polynesian Resort in Ocean Shores, diggers head to either Copalis or Mocrocks Beaches.  Dig dates and times at these beaches are outlined here.

During the fall and winter, diggers usually go out at night during low tide.   They brave the elements, digging by lantern or flashlight. It’s more of an adventure. And, usually, you’ll compete with fewer diggers for the shellfish prize!

Springtime digs take place during daylight tides and better weather.  That’s when more people show up.  Regardless of when you go, you’re sure to have a memorable adventure!




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