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Tag: razor clams

April
4th

Next razor clam gets OK to open Tuesday

State shellfish managers have approved a morning razor clam dig that will run Tuesday-April 14 at Twin Harbors beach and April 12-14 at Long Beach, Copalis, and Mocrocks beaches.

No digging will be allowed at any beach after noon.

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig after marine toxin test showed the clams are safe to eat on those beaches.

The dates, along with morning low tides, are:

  • Tuesday: 6:39 a.m., 0.0 feet, Twin Harbors
  • Wednesday: 7:19 a.m., -0.3 feet, Twin Harbors
  • April 11: 7:57 a.m., -0.4 feet, Twin Harbors
  • April 12: 8:34 a.m., -0.4

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Feb.
7th

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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Jan.
31st

Next razor clam dig will open Feb. 7

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife just announced plans for the next razor clam dig, set to open Feb. 7.

Here is the press release:

State fishery managers have approved an evening razor clam dig that will run Feb. 7-12 at Twin Harbors and some of those days at three other ocean beaches.

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife approved the evening dig after marine toxin tests showed the clams on those beaches are safe to eat.

Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish manager, said the dig will extend for six consecutive evenings at Twin Harbors, the beach with the

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Jan.
17th

Next razor clam dig will open Jan. 25

The second dig this month for razor clams will open Jan. 25 and run through Jan. 27 on various beaches. State shellfish managers approved the evening dig after tests showed clams are safe to eat.

Digging will be allowed all three evenings at Long Beach and Twin Harbors – the two beaches with the most clams available for harvest, said Dan Ayres, the state’s coastal shellfish manager. Copalis and Mocrocks beaches, popular areas that include Ocean Shores, will be open for just one night of digging, on Jan. 26.

No digging will be allowed at any beach before noon. The

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Dec.
14th

Fishing report: River fishing shows signs of improving

Here are some highlights from the fishing report that will appear in Saturday’s Sports section.

As long as we don’t get a lot of rain, river conditions should be good this weekend, although they might be a bit high.

Rivers

Green: People are catching a mix of steelhead and cutthroat trout near Flaming Geyser State Park. People are reporting have success fishing with pink worms or eggs.

Humptulips: People are catching a mix of coho and steelhead, and an occasional late but still bright chinook.

Olympic Coast: The steelhead action has been improving. The Bogachiel has been a good spot

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Nov.
13th

Fishing report: Clam dig continues, decent salmon fishing

Here are some highlights as I work on the fishing report that will appear in Wednesday’s Sports section.

Rivers

Green: Anglers are reporting there are plenty of chum and coho in the river. Effective methods for catching them have been drifting shrimp on a pink jig. The action seems to be best in the upper river, above the state Route 18 bridge.

Kennedy: The chum action is heating up, with more fish entering the creek and drawing a crowd. Many of the fish are already dark. Green is a good color to start with, but it seems getting your gear

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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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