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Monday, June 27, 2016
WDFW seeks public comments on razor-clam season options
OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting public comments on digging days, catch limits and other management options for the upcoming razor clam season.
Suggestions for the 2012-13 season — tentatively set to begin in mid-October — can be sent via email to
RazorClams, 48 Devonshire Rd., Montesano, WA 98563.
Comments regarding fall digging opportunities must be received by Oct. 9, said Dan Ayres, WDFW coastal shellfish manager.
Management options for the upcoming razor clam season are available at
The 2011-12 razor clam season ended May 7, with a total of 2.5 million clams harvested in 195,000 digger trips, the lowest harvest and effort in the last 12 years, Ayres said. He said the drop mirrors a decline in clam numbers, due to the natural cycle of coastal razor-clam populations.
However, WDFW’s 2012 stock assessment shows strong increases in the number of harvestable size clams on all ocean beaches, except Kalaloch.
“We are looking forward to a really great season,” Ayres said.
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