Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

April 19, 2013

Razor clam dig approved for April 24 through 30

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective date: 12:01 a.m. April 24 through 11:59 a.m. April 30, 2013.

Digging is only allowed from: 12:01 a.m. through 11:59 a.m. each day.

Species affected: Razor clams

The specific low tides for this opener:

April 24, Wed., 6: 10 a.m., -0.3 ft., Twin Harbors

April 25, Thurs., 6: 54 a.m., -1.0 ft., Twin Harbors

April 26, Fri., 7: 38 a.m., -1.5 ft., Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks

April 27, Sat., 8: 24 a.m., -1.7 ft., Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks

April 28, Sun., 9: 11 a.m., -1.7 ft., Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks

April 29, Mon., 10: 01 a.m., -1.5 ft., Twin Harbors, Long Beach and Mocrocks

April 30, Tues., 10: 55 a.m., -1.0 ft., Twin Harbors

Location:

Copalis Beach, which extends from the Grays Harbor north jetty to the Copalis River,and includes the Copalis, Ocean Shores, Oyhut, Ocean City and Copalis areas.

Mocrocks Beach, which extends from the Copalis River to the southern boundary of the Quinault Reservation near the Moclips River, including Iron Springs, Roosevelt Beach, Pacific Beach and Moclips.

Long Beach, which extends from the Columbia River to Leadbetter Point.

Twin Harbors, which extends from Cape Shoalwater to the south jetty at the mouth of Grays Harbor.

Reason for action: Harvestable numbers of razor clams are available.

Information contact: Dan Ayres (360) 249-4628, Region 6 Montesano

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreatio