Razor Clams...hard to find?

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jungle_jim01
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Razor Clams...hard to find?

Post: # 258203Post jungle_jim01
Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:41 pm

With a low spring tide i decided to head to my local sandy beach on the hunt for some razor clams. I'm sure i've spotted holes in the past but today despite walking the best part of 1 km i couldn't find a single hole. A fair few washed up shells so think i'm looking in the right area. Are there any additional factors i need to take into account?

Thanks for any help, tips etc.

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Re: Razor Clams...hard to find?

Post: # 258204Post MKG
Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:57 pm

Well, as you've mentioned the spring tide, you obviously know where they SHOULD be. And I'll bet there are quite a few beyond the low-water mark. But intertidal razors are becoming increasingly hard to find (mainly because people are catching them) and their numbers have been significantly reduced. It's the normal overuse thing.

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Re: Razor Clams...hard to find?

Post: # 258229Post bill1953
Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:10 pm

Mmm something we should be aware of.
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