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Nov.
8th

Razor clam dig opens Tuesday at Twin Harbors

The next evening razor clam dig will open Tuesday at Twin Harbors beach, then include openings three other beaches later next week.
The state Department of Fish and Wildlife approved the dig after marine toxin tests at all four beaches confirmed the clams are safe to eat. No digging will be allowed until after noon at any beaches.
The dig at Twin Harbors will run through Nov. 17.Long Beach will be open Nov. 15, followed by Copalis and Mocrocks on Nov.16.
“If razor clams have a place on your Thanksgiving table, this is the time to get

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Oct.
23rd

The next razor clam dig OK to open Saturday

The second razor-clam dig of the season will get under way at four ocean beaches Saturday. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife this morning approved the dig after marine toxin tests confirmed the clams are safe to eat.

Twin Harbors beach will open for digging after noon on four consecutive days, Saturday-Tuesday. The other beaches – Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks – will open for digging Saturday and Sunday.

Digging days and evening low tides for beaches scheduled to open are:

  • Saturday: 5:57 p.m., +0.2 feet, Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis, Mocrocks
  • Sunday: 6:36 p.m., -0.1 feet, Long

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April
17th

Likely final razor clam dig of season gets OK

The razor clam dig set to begin Saturday has been approved after tests show clams are safe to eat.

With the state’s razor clam season nearing an end, Long Beach and Twin Harbors will be open for digging all three days, while Copalis and Mocrocks will be open Monday only.

“We have just enough clams available for harvest at Copalis and Mocrocks to offer one more weekday dig,” said Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish manager for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Ayres said he expects this to be the final dig of the season at all beaches.

“We’ll see

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April
16th

State schedules next razor clam dig to open Saturday

The state has scheduled another morning razor-clam dig for later this week, as long as marine toxin tests show the clams are safe to eat.
The dig is scheduled for:
Saturday (7:28 a.m., -0.3 feet) at Long Beach and Twin Harbors only
Sunday (8:01 a.m., -0.4 feet) at Long Beach and Twin Harbors only
April 23 (8:35 a.m., -0.4 feet) at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks
“We didn’t have enough harvest share left at Copalis and Mocrocks to be able to offer another weekend day of digging, but were able to offer one

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Feb.
24th

First morning razor clam digs of season scheduled

A series of morning razor-clam digs have been scheduled for March and April, as long as test show the clams are safe to eat.

“We’re announcing tentative dates now so people can get them on their calendars,” Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish manager for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, said in a news release. “We’ll confirm the dates once the test results are available.”

Unlike the previous digs this season, these digs are timed to coincide with morning low tides. No digging will be allowed on any beach after noon.

The proposed digs are:

  • March 10: (7:39 am

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Feb.
17th

High waves could make digging clams dangerous Saturday

People planning to take part in Saturday’s razor clam dig should be aware of a high surf advisory that is in effect from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday.

Powerful westerly swells will build to 21-24 feet during the day saturday before subsiding Saturday night, said the National Weather Service.

The large waves are expected to reach the coast late Saturday morning.

People planning to take part in Saturday’s razor clam dig should be aware of a high surf advisory that is in effect from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday.

Powerful westerly swells will build to 21-24 feet during the day saturday before

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Feb.
13th

State OKs razor clam dig for Saturday and Sunday

The last evening razor-clam dig of the season will take place Saturday and Sunday 19 on three ocean beaches. After that, clam diggers can look forward to a series of digs on morning tides.

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife just announced the approval of this week’s dig at Long Beach, Twin Harbors and Mocrocks beaches after marine toxin tests showed clams on those beaches are safe to eat.

For this dig, the evening low tide on Saturday is at 4:13 p.m. (0 feet), and on Sunday it is at 5 p.m. (-0.2 feet).

No digging will be

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Jan.
13th

Razor clam dig on Jan. 20-21 gets OK

The first razor clam dig of the year will proceed as scheduled on Friday and Jan. 21 at four ocean beaches.

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife approved the evening dig at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks beaches after marine toxin tests showed that the clams on those beaches are safe to eat.

No digging will be allowed at any beach before noon.

The evening low tide Friday will be at 4:28 p.m. (-0.5 feet) and on Jan. 21 it will be at 5:17 p.m. (-0.8 feet).

Diggers should hit the beach one to two hours before

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