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

April 14, 2015

Razor clam dig approved April 17 through April 24

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective dates: 12:01 a.m. April 17 through 11:59 a.m. April 24, 2015

Species affected: Razor clams

The specific low tides for this opener:

April 17, Friday, 6: 03 a.m.; -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

April 18, Saturday, 6: 52 a.m.; -0.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks, Copalis

April 19, Sunday, 7: 39 a.m.; -1.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks, Copalis

April 20, Monday, 8: 25 a.m.; -1.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors

April 21, Tuesday, 9: 11 a.m.; -1.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors

April 22, Wednesday, 9: 57 a.m.; -0.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors

April 23, Thursday, 10: 46 a.m.; -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors

April 24, Friday, 11: 38 a.m.; 0.2 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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