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Tag: Washington razor clams

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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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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