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

March 11, 2015

Razor clam dig approved March 16 through March 24

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective dates: 12:01 p.m. March 16 through 11:59 p.m. March 20, 2015

12: 01 a.m. March 21 through 11:59 a.m. March 24, 2015

Species affected: Razor clams

The specific low tides for this opener:

March 16, Monday, 4: 15 p.m.; 0.3 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors

March 17, Tuesday, 5: 08 p.m.; -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors

March 18, Wednesday, 5: 57 p.m.; -0.5 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors

March 19, Thursday; 6: 42 p.m., -0.5 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors

March 20, Friday, 7: 26 p.m.; -0.4 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis, Mocrocks

Seasonal switch to morning tides

March 21, Saturday, 7: 55 a.m.; -0.5 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors Copalis, Mocrocks

March 22, Sunday, 8: 42 a.m.; -0.7 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors Copalis, Mocrocks

March 23, Thursday, 9: 31 a.m.; -0.6 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors

March 24, Thursday, 10: 21 a.m.; -0.3 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors

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

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.

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.

Twin Harbors Beach, 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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