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    Amateur clammers head back to their cars with their pails of clams after shellfish warden Jon Hentz gave a class to nearly 50 people at Reid State Park. No permit is needed for amateurs to dig a peck of clams in a state park.

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    Hentz shows off a couple of large clams.

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    Roxane Althouse of Woolwich leads the trek to the mudflats where the class took place.

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    Hentz using a plastic ring to measure the legal size of a clam as he gives a class to nearly 50 novice clammers.

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    Carol Carpenter of Scarborough digs for the clams that made holes in the sand.

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    Roxane Althouse of Woolwich, left, digs with her four-tined hoe as Susan Bateson of Georgetown, in yellow, gets information from Hentz during a class at Reid State Park.

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    Millie Freer, 4, reacts as her father Patrick Freer, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, finds their first clam.

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    Sam Kalkstein, 12, of Carlisle, Massachusetts, is awed by the first big clam he found digging in the sandy mud at low tide.

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    Molly McGrath of Brunswick and her son Jonas, 9, wash the collection of clams they found.

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    Hentz, left, discusses the history of the clam rake with Becky Kolak, a volunteer with the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust.

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    McGrath washes the clams she's added to her bucket.

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    Joe Davis of Searsmont has his clam measured by his daughter Khloe, 4, with a plastic ring given to him by Hentz.

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    The last of the remaining students leave behind the many holes they dug in an effort to find clams. The next tide will cover the holes.

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