Digging Clams: Make a Living Alongshore

Phil Schwind shares his valuable fishing widsom to readers interested in learning how to dig clams in this excerpt from "Make A Living Alongshore."



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This illustration shows chowder-clam and other quahog sizes.
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This special clam hoe is for digging in hard mud.
ILLUSTRATION: PHIL SCHWIND
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This is an eagle-claw rake for hard bottom.
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This clam hoe is the author's favorite.
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The hermit crab is good tautog bait.
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The Ipswich digger is useful because it slides off gravel.
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This rake is a good tool for hand scratching quahogs.
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