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

March 21, 2014

Razor clam dig approved March 26 through April 3

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective date: 12:01 p.m. March 26 through 11:59 p.m. March 29, 2014;

12: 01 a.m. March 30 through 12:00 p.m. April 3, 2014.

Species affected: Razor clams

The specific low tides for this opener:

March 26, Wednesday, 3: 52 p.m.; 0.3 feet; Twin Harbors

March 27, Thursday, 4: 48 p.m.; 0.1 feet; Twin Harbors

March 28, Friday, 5: 38 p.m.; 0.0 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Mocrocks

March 29, Saturday, 6: 23 p.m.; 0.0 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Mocrocks

Seasonal switch to morning tides

March 30, Sunday, 6: 53 a.m.; -0.1 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Mocrocks

March 31, Monday, 7: 39 a.m.; -0.5 feet; Twin Harbors

April 1, Tuesday, 8: 22 a.m.; -0.7 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach

April 2, Wednesday, 9: 05 a.m.; -0.6 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach

April 3, Thursday, 9: 49 a.m.; -0.3 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach

Location:

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

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

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.

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