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Clamming Regulations

Stay up to date with your local clamming rules and regulations.


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Razor Clam Regulations


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Shellfish Regulations

Razor Clam Regulations

  • Razor clams are closed July 15th to Sept. 30th north of Tillamook Head (Clatsop County).
  • Razor clams may be harvest by hand, shovel, clam gun or tube with an opening no less than 4" (cylindrical) or 4" X 3" (elliptical).
  • First 15 clams dug, no sorting or releasing. Clams must be retained regardless of size or condition.
  • All clams must be taken by hand or hand-powered tools.
  • Each digger must have their own container, dig their own clams and may not possess more than one limit of clams while in the clam digging area, except under an Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit.

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