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

January 3, 2014

Sport clam season opens at Point Whitney Lagoon

Action: Opens sport clam season.

Effective date: Immediately through March 15, 2014

Species affected: All clams

Location: Point Whitney Lagoon. This beach is located in Jefferson County, near Brinnon.

Reason for action: Surveys indicate that the clam population on this beach has decreased, requiring an earlier season that will attract fewer harvesters.

Information contact: Alex Bradbury, WDFW Port Townsend Field Office, (360) 302-3030, ext. 302.

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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