According to a press release from Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW), razor clam digs have been approved beginning April 5 through April 9 at Twin Harbors
The upcoming digs have approved on the following beaches, dates and low tides.
- April 5, Wednesday, 3:06 p.m.; 0.5 feet; Twin Harbors
- April 6, Thursday, 4:08 p.m.; 0.4 feet; Twin Harbors
- April 7, Friday, 5:01 p.m.; 0.4 feet; Twin Harbors
- April 8, Saturday, 5:46 p.m.; 0.4 feet; Twin Harbors
The fifth day of digging will be conducted on the Morning Tide. Digs for the rest of the season will also be on morning tides.
- April 9, Sunday, 6:25 a.m.; 0.5 feet; Twin Harbors
And, be aware that New Annual Shellfish Licenses Are Required Beginning April 1.
Additional information on how testing for shellfish safety occurs, and why it is needed, can be found on the Department of Health Shellfish Program website.
Also, 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.