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WDFW News Release: First razor clam dig of season set Oct. 6-7

First razor clam dig of season set Oct. 6-7

OLYMPIA – The first razor clam dig of the fall season will get underway Oct. 6-7 at four ocean beaches.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved the dig on evening tides at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks after marine toxin tests showed […]

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Oct. 6-7 razor clam dig hinges on results of additional toxin test

The first razor clam opening of the fall season hinges on an additional marine toxin test that will be conducted early next week.

State shellfish managers had hoped to announce today whether the dig, tentatively scheduled for Oct. 6-7, would proceed. However, state health officials have asked for an additional round of toxin tests due to […]

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WDFW schedules tentative razor clam digs through December!

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has announced a tentative schedule for the fall razor clam season set to begin in early October.

Final approval of all scheduled openings will depend on results of marine toxin tests, which are usually conducted about a week before a dig is scheduled to begin.

“We’re releasing […]

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Marine toxin levels delay razor clam digs at Long Beach, cloud openings elsewhere

OLYMPIA – Rising marine toxin levels have prompted the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to delay upcoming razor clam digs at Long Beach and to review openings at other ocean beaches.

The department continues to monitor toxin levels to determine whether razor clam digging can proceed at Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks beaches.

WDFW […]

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WDFW News Release: WDFW tentatively schedules razor clam digs through December

The first razor clam dig of the fall season is planned for mid-October on four ocean beaches with additional digs tentatively scheduled through December.

Final approval of all scheduled openings will depend on results of marine toxin tests that show the clams are safe to eat, said Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish manager for the Washington Department […]

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