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March 8, 2012 at 12:11 PM

Point Whitney Tidelands now open for clamming, and the lagoon section will open next month

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Time to dig into some early season clamming opportunity.

The recreational clam season at the Point Whitney Tidelands in Hood Canal is now open through March 31, and Point Whitney Lagoon will be open April 1-30.

Surveys indicate that the clam population has declined at Point Whitney Tidelands requiring a season that is two weeks shorter in 2012.

Shifting the season opener at Point Whitney Lagoon allows it to open immediately following the closure of the Tidelands, so that harvesters have continuous opportunity from March through April.

(Photo by Ellen M. Banner, Seattle Times staff photographer)

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