According to a press release from Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW), razor clam digs have been approved beginning March 7 on 3 different beaches.
The upcoming digs have approved on the following beaches, dates and evening low tides:
March 7, Tuesday, 2:33 p.m.; 0.5 feet; Twin Harbors
March 8, Wednesday, 3:35 p.m.; 0.1 feet; Twin Harbors
March 9, Thursday, 4:28 p.m.; -0.1 feet; Mocrocks, Twin Harbors
March 10, Friday, 5:13 p.m.; -0.3 feet; Copalis, Twin Harbors
March 11, Saturday, 5:54 p.m.; -0.3 feet; Mocrocks, Twin Harbors
March 12, Sunday, 7:31 p.m.; -0.1 feet; Copalis, Twin Harbors
March 13, Monday, 8:06 p.m.; 0.3 feet; Twin Harbors
WDFW would like razor clam diggers to be aware that Copalis and Mocrocks are only open on specific days during this approved dig. Please make sure your destination beach is open before heading out to dig.
Be sure to check out the Razor Clam Society beach map located here.
And, as per state law, diggers are required to keep the first 15 clams they dig. Each digger’s clams must be kept in a separate container.
All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable 2016-17 fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license to an annual combination fishing license, are available from license vendors around the state and WDFW’s licensing customer service number at (360) 902-2464.