WDFW announces razor clam dates ahead of Long Beach Razor Clam Festival; Asks beachgoers to avoid snowy plovers

  OLYMPIA – Razor clam diggers can return to various ocean beaches for a three-day opening beginning Saturday, April 20 and extending through Earth Day, April 22. State shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig on morning low tides after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe …

Sport clam season to close at Point Whitney Lagoon and Point Whitney Tidelands

  WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE   Action: Closes sport clam harvest at Point Whitney Lagoon and Point Whitney Tidelands. Effective date: April 15, 2019 until further notice. Species affected: All clams and mussels. Location: Point Whitney Tidelands and Point Whitney Lagoon, Jefferson County. Reason for action: Surveys indicate the clam population at these adjacent beaches has declined while recreational participation …