Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

May 6, 2013

Razor clam dig approved for May 8 through May 14

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective date: 12:01 a.m. May 8 through 11:59 a.m. May 14, 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 the opener:

May 8, Wednesday, 6: 22 am -0.5 ft., Twin Harbors

May 9, Thursday, 7: 00 am, -0.8 ft., Twin Harbors

May 10, Friday, 7: 37 am, -0.9 ft., Twin Harbors, Long Beach

May 11, Saturday, 8: 12 am, -0.8 ft., Twin Harbors, Long Beach

May 12, Sunday, 8: 48 am, -0.7 ft., Twin Harbors

May 13, Monday, 9: 23 am, -0.5 ft., Twin Harbors

May 14, Tuesday, 10: 01 am, -0.2 ft., Twin Harbors


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 recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.

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