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Family razor clamming workshops offered

Bring the family to Fort Stevens State Park

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Oregon Fish and Wildlife is offering workshops to teach families to dig for razor clams. Dont miss the fun.

Interested in learning how to razor clam?

Spots are available in Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s weekend razor clamming workshops on May 7 and May 8 at Fort Stevens State Park in Hammond.

At the workshops, you’ll learn how to spot clams, proper digging techniques, and how to prepare and cook clams. All necessary equipment is provided along with lunch.

The workshop runs from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. and costs $52 for adults and $12 for kids. Pre-registration is required and anyone age 12 or older will need to purchase a shellfish license in advance. Shellfish licenses are $9 annually for adult residents; kids 12-17 are eligible to receive a $10 combination license that includes shellfish, angling, hunting license plus Columbia River Basin Endorsement. Children younger than 12 may participate for free and do not need to register for the workshop.

Register for the workshop and buy your shellfish license online (or.outdoorcentral.us/or/license), at a license sales agent (dfw.state.or.us/resources/licenses_regs) or ODFW office that sells licenses. For more information or help registering, contact Darlene Sprecher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-947-6025.