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

March 12, 2007

Razor clam dig approved for March 16-18

Action: Open razor clam season

Effective dates: March 16 through March 18, 2007

Location: The following beaches will be open for razor clam digging between noon and midnight on these days:

Friday, March 16 Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

Saturday, March 17 All beaches: Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis, Mocrocks, Kalaloch

Sunday, March 18 Long Beach, Twin Harbors and Kalaloch

Reasons for action: Marine toxins tests found that clams on these beaches are safe to eat.

Other information: Diggers must carry a valid 2006-07 fishing license to participate in the upcoming opening. Harvesters may take no more than 15 razor clams and must keep the first 15 taken, regardless of size or condition. Each diggers limit must be kept in a separate container.

Information contact: Dan Ayres, WDFW (360) 249-4628

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license. Check the current WDFW Fishing in Washington rules pamphlet or the Fishing section of the WDFW webpage at wdfw.wa.gov for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing regulations are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500; press 2 for recreational rules; call the Shellfish Rule Change hotline, (360) 796-3215, or toll free 1 (866) 880-5431.

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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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