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Tag: Twin Harbors

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.
6th

State OKs razor clam dig to open on Tuesday

The first of two December razor clam digs will open as scheduled, beginning Tuesday at Twin Harbors. Tests showed clams are safe to eat, allowing the dig to proceed as planned. Test samples showed the clams were well below state standards for domoic acid and PSP.

There is one change, however. Long Beach will be open a third day, Dec. 16, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced.

Here are the opening dates and the time of the evening low tides and the beaches that will be open each day:

  • Tuesday: 4:51 p.m., -1.1 ft., Twin Harbors
  • Wednesday:

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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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Oct.
16th

State sets razor clam dig dates through the end of the year

Clam diggers can get out their calendars and plan their next trip to the beach. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has released the dates for proposed razor clam digs through the end of the year.

The announcement comes as the first dig of the season runs through Thursday night at Twin Harbors.

Starting Oct. 27, Twin Harbors will be open for four consecutive evening digs if marine toxin tests show the clams are safe to eat. Three other beaches – Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks – are also scheduled to open for digging Oct. 27-28 if
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Oct.
8th

First razor clam dig gets OK

This announcement was made Friday, but I was out of the office.

The first razor-clam dig of the season gets under way Saturday at four ocean beaches. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife approved the dig after marine toxin showed the clams are safe to eat.

Here is the schedule for the first dig, along with the times for the low tide:

  • Saturday: 5:41 p.m., +0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis, Mocrocks
  • Sunday: 6:26 p.m., -0.5 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis, Mocrocks
  • Monday: 7:11 p.m., -1.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors
  • Oct. 16: 7:57 p.m., -1.5

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April
25th

Last razor clam dig of season takes place May 5-7 at Twin Harbors

Twin Harbors beach will be the only beach open for the last razor clam dig of the season. Digging will be allowed May 5-7 if marine toxin tests show the clams there are safe to eat.

The four other coastal beaches will be closeduntil a new season is announced in fall, said Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish manager for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.

“Twin Harbors is the only beach with razor clams still available for harvest after the two openings in April,” Ayres said in a news release. “Assuming the marine toxin tests are favorable, this will be

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Nov.
10th

Next clam dig opens Saturday

The next razor clam dig opens Satuday at four beaches. Twin Harbors will be open for four days of digging, while Kalaloch will be open for just one day.

Long Beach: Open Saturday through Monday

Twin Harbors: Open Saturday through Tuesday

Copalis: Open Saturday through Monday

Mocrocks: Open Saturday through Monday

Kalaloch: Open Monday only

Low tide times: Saturday, 4:34 p.m., -0.3 feet; Sunday, 5:21 p.m., -0.7 feet; Monday, 6:05 p.m., -0.9 feet; and Tuesday: 6:47 p.m., -0.8 feet.

Digging hours: Digging will be restricted to the hours between noon and midnight. Even with the earlier times for the low

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