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

April 9, 2014

Razor clam dig approved April 14 through April 20

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective date: 12:01 a.m. April 14 through 11:59 a.m. April 20, 2014

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 14, Monday, 6: 46 a.m.; +0.2 feet; Twin Harbors

April 15, Tuesday, 7: 24 a.m.; -0.3 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach

April 16, Wednesday, 8: 03 a.m.; -0.6 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach

April 17, Thursday, 8: 43 a.m.; -0.8 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach

April 18, Friday, 9: 26 a.m.; -0.8 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Mocrocks

April 19, Saturday, 10: 14 a.m.; -0.7 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis, Mocrocks

April 20, Sunday, 11: 06 a.m.; -0.4 feet; Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis, Mocrocks

Locations:

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.

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 (360) 902-2500,