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October 2, 2014 at 3:25 PM

First autumn coastal razor clam digs begin Tuesday at two beaches

fishing-report-razorclams-cThe first coastal razor clam digs will begin Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Twin Harbors and Long Beach.

State Fish and Wildlife approved the first autumn digs after marine toxin testing showed clams are safe to eat.

Digs are:

Tuesday, Oct. 7 with minus-0.5 feet low tide at 6:26 p.m. at Long Beach and Twin Harbors

Wednesday, Oct. 8 with -0.9 at 7:13 p.m. at Long Beach and Twin Harbors.

Thursday, Oct. 9 with -1.1 at 7:58 p.m. at Long Beach and Twin Harbors.

Friday, Oct. 10 with -1.1 at 8:43 p.m. at Long Beach, Twin Harbors and Mocrocks.

Saturday, Oct. 11 with -0.8 at 9:28 p.m. at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks and Copalis.

Sunday, Oct. 12 with -0.3 at 10:15 p.m. at Long Beach, Twin Harbors and Mocrocks.

Digging is open each day from noon t0 midnight only.

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More digs are planned to begin Oct. 22 with many more through Dec. 31.

All diggers age 15 or older need a license.

Diggers must take the 15 razor clams they dig regardless of size or condition. Each digger’s clams must be kept in a separate container.

For a link to my story from Sunday on everything you need to know about coastal razor clam digging, go to http://seattletimes.com/html/outdoors/2024637507_outnotes28xml.html.

 

 

 

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