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

April 25, 2014

Razor clam dig approved April 27 through May 4

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective date: 12:01 a.m. April 27 through 11:59 a.m. May 4, 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:

Apr. 27, Sunday, 5: 53 a.m., -0.3 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach

Apr. 28, Monday, 6: 39 a.m., -0.8 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach

Apr. 29, Tuesday, 7: 22 a.m., -1.1 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach

Apr. 30, Wednesday, 8: 03 a.m., -1.2 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach

May 01, Thursday, 8: 43 a.m., -1.0 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach

May 02, Friday, 9: 23 a.m., -0.7 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Mocrocks

May 03, Saturday, 10: 04 a.m., -0.3 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Mocrocks

May 04, Sunday, 10: 47 a.m., 0.1 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Mocrocks

Locations:

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, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (