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OVERTURE TO A CLAMBAKE

Nov. 07, 1955
Nov. 07, 1955

Table of Contents
Nov. 7, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
From 'Rah' To The Supersonic
Now In November
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Quarter Horses
Column Of The Week
Acknowledgments
Fisherman's Calendar
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

OVERTURE TO A CLAMBAKE

Clam hunters at Pismo Beach, California swarm onto the wet, gleaming sands at every daytime low tide

The Pismo clam, its pursuers say, is the world's finest—so sought after that a gamebag limit of 10 clams to a person and minimum length of five inches is enforced. Licensed amateur clam hunters think little of driving 150 miles from Fresno for a mere half hour of digging during the brief span between tides. November starts the ideal season for digging, because in summer the best tides are at night. Hence the annual Pismo Beach Clam Festival, which is celebrated this year November 11, 12, 13.

This is an article from the Nov. 7, 1955 issue Original Layout

PHOTOROBERT J. SMITH