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

February 26, 2016

Razor clam dig approved at Mockrocks

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective date: 12:01 p.m. March 5 through 11:59 p.m. March 8, 2016.

Digging is only allowed from: 12:01 p.m. through 11:59 p.m. each day.

Species affected: Razor clams

The specific low tides for this opener:

Location:

March 5, Saturday, 3: 53 p.m.; 0.3 feet; Mocrocks

March 6, Sunday, 4: 40 p.m.; -0.2 feet; Mocrocks

March 7, Monday, 5: 23 p.m.; -0.5 feet; Mocrocks

March 8, Tuesday, 6: 05 p.m.; -0.6 feet; Mocrocks

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.

Long Beach, Shellfish managers also extended the dig at Long Beach to run daily through March 31. The beach was previously scheduled to be open through March 10.

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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