Clam Digging and Shellfishing

For those readers who live near an ocean, the author generously shares some of what he knows about clam digging and shellfishing.



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This typical offshore reef is a very rich source of a wide variety of seafoods, "free for the gathering."
LOUIS BIGNAMI
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Cockle clams can be dug with a shovel, hoe, or rake.
LOUIS BIGNAMI
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A good stretch of shoreline for clam digging and shellfishing.
PHOTO: LOUIS BIGNAMI
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Measure the clams you dig, keep only those that are legal, and abide by all local regulations when harvesting shellfish.
LOUIS BIGNAMI
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Legal-sized cockle clams fill the bucket very fast and are delicious when steamed.
LOUIS BIGNAMI











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