Category Archives: The Washington Coast

Agate Hunting around Ocean Shores

Do you love just wandering aimlessly along a beach, listening to the waves and looking at the bounty scattered along the sand?

You might just have what it takes to be an agate hunter.agate damon

You don’t need to buy a license.  You don’t need equipment or supplies.  All you need is a little time and patience.

Agates are a semi-precious stone, and are often banded and striped.  They form as nodules in volcanic rocks, which are smoothed over time by water.

The beaches around Ocean Shores are popular locations for agate hunting. Continue reading Agate Hunting around Ocean Shores

Razor Clams 101 – Digging, Cleaning and Cooking

These videos show you how to dig clean, and cook razor clams.  Cleaning and cooking is demonstrated both inside the kitchen and in the great outdoors.

This following video is from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife –

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