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, 2016

Razor clam digs approved at Copalis and Mocrocks

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective date: 12:01 p.m. March 18 through 11:59 p.m. March 20, 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 18, Friday, 4: 15 p.m.; 0.7 feet; Mocrocks, Copalis

March 19, Saturday, 5: 07 p.m.; 0.5 feet; Mocrocks, Copalis

March 20, Sunday, 5: 50 p.m.; 0.4 feet; Mocrocks, Copalis

Copalis Beach, which extends from the Grays Harbor north jetty to the Copalis River, and includes the 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.

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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