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

January 3, 2017

Razor clam dig at Kalaloch approved for Jan. 8-9

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective date: 12:01 p.m. Sun., Jan. 08 through 11:59 p.m. Mon., Jan, 09, 2017

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:

Jan. 8, 2017, Sun., 3: 11 p.m.; 0.4 feet; Kalaloch

Jan. 9, 2017, Mon., 4: 08 p.m.; -0.4 feet; Kalaloch

Locations:

Area 6 - Kalaloch Beach - which extends from the South Beach Campground to Brown?s Point (just south of Beach Trail 3) in the Olympic National Park.

Reason for action: Survey results show that adequate clams are available for harvest in Razor Clam Area 6. Washington Department of Health has certified clams from this beach to be safe for human consumption.

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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