RAZOR CLAMS: Next dig scheduled to open Saturday

December 8, 2013 

If tests show they are safe to eat, a razor clam dig will open Saturday.

Here are the dates digging will be allowed, as well as the low tide times and which beaches are open:

Saturday: 4:45 p.m., -0.1 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks.

Dec. 15: 5:26 p.m.; -0.3 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbor and Mocrocks.

Dec. 16: 6:03 p.m., -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors and Mocrocks.

Dec. 17: 6:38 p.m.; -0.4 feet; Twin Harbors.

Dec. 18: 7:12 p.m.; -0.3 feet; Twin Harbors.

Under state law, diggers can take 15 razor clams per day and are required to keep the first 15 they dig. Each digger’s clams must be kept in a separate container.

The best digging occurs one to two hours before low tide. No digging is allowed at any beach before noon.

The state also has scheduled digs for Dec. 29-31 at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis, and Mocrocks.

Learn more, including license options, at wdfw. wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/ razorclams.

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