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Crabbing and Clamming

Crabbing and clamming are popular with visitors to Oregon’s coast for a variety of reasons: they’re easy to do and there’s equipment for rent; the whole family can participate; and, with 363 miles of coastline, there’s plenty of opportunity.

Bay Clammingincluding gaper, butter, cockle, littleneck and softshell clams

Razor Clammingmuch sought after, razor clams are large and tasty

Crabbing catch them yourself from a boat or dock

Oregon Tide Tables best clamming is at low/negative tides; crabbing is best around slack tides

Regulations – Marine Zoneincludes clam ID guide, daily bag limits and directions for measuring crab

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