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

May 8, 2014

Razor clam dig approved May 13 through May 20

Action: Opens Razor clam season

Effective date: 12:01 a.m. May 13 through 11:59 a.m. May 20, 2014.

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

Species affected: Razor clams

May 13, Tuesday, 6: 21 a.m., -0.6 feet, Twin Harbors

May 14, Wednesday, 7: 02 a.m., -1.2 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach

May 15, Thursday, 7: 44 a.m., -1.5 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach

May 16, Friday, 8: 27 a.m., -1.7 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis

May 17, Saturday, 9: 12 a.m., -1.7 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis, Mocrocks

May 18, Sunday, 9: 59 a.m., -1.5 feet, Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis, Mocrocks

May 19, Monday, 10: 50 a.m., -1.1 feet, Twin Harbors

May 20, Tuesday, 11: 44 a.m., -0.6 feet, Twin Harbors Location:

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 the Copalis, 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