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More razor clam digs announced through March

The state Department of Fisn and Wildlife earlier today announced more dates for razor clam digs. The schedule includes the first dig on morning low tides, set for the end of March.

Here is the press release:

Clam diggers who miss the razor clam dig that runs through next Tuesday (Feb. 12) will have plenty of other chances to hit the beach in the weeks ahead.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has announced a tentative schedule for razor clam openings through March.

The current dig, previously approved by WDFW, runs Feb. 7-12 after noon each day at

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Initial razor clam test results show they’re safe to eat

The first round of two required tests show razor clams on the state’s ocean beaches are safe to eat.

If the clams remain safe to eat, the first dig will start at Twin Harbors beach area Oct. 7-10, with additional dig set for Oct. 8-9 at Long Beach, Copalis, Mocrocks and Kalaloch.

The second round of testing is scheduled for Thursday with results likely available by Oct. 4.

Before any of the five beaches can open for digging, state Department of Healthprotocol requires that all clam samples collected from that beach must test under the action levels of 20

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Razor clam dig gets approval

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife just announced that results of marine toxin tests confirm razor clams are safe to eat, clearing the way for the spring’s first razor-clam dig.

The dig will start Friday and run through April 1 on various beaches each day.

In addition to the changes on which beaches are open, this dig is unique in that it will start on evening tides and then change to morning tides on March 29.

Diggers also have to make sure they have a valid license. The current license is good through March 31, but a new license

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