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

November 10, 2021

Razor clam digs approved Nov. 16 through Nov. 24

Action: Opens Razor clam seasons. Daily limit is increased to 20 clams per harvester.

Effective dates: Nov. 16 through Nov. 24, 2021

Species affected: Razor Clams

Specific low tides for openers (digging allowed from 12: 00 P.M. (noon) through 11:59 P.M.):

Nov. 16, Tuesday, 4: 50 P.M.; 0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

Nov. 17, Wednesday, 5: 28 P.M.; 0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

Nov. 18, Thursday, 6: 03 P.M.; -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

Nov. 19, Friday, 6: 37 P.M.; -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

Nov. 20, Saturday, 7: 10 P.M.; -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

Nov. 21, Sunday, 7: 44 P.M.; -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

Nov. 22, Monday, 8: 21 P.M.; 0.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

Nov. 23, Tuesday, 9: 00 PM +0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

Nov. 24, Wednesday, 9: 43 P.M.; +0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis

Locations:

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

Twin Harbors Beach, which extends from Cape Shoalwater to the south jetty at the mouth of Grays Harbor.

Copalis Beach, which extends from the Grays Harbor north jetty to the Copalis River, and includes 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. Toxin levels are safe on these beaches.

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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