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SATURDAY, OCT. 4, 2014

Washington fall clamming seasons start Tuesday

SHELLFISHING -- The first razor clam dig of the season will get under way Oct. 7 at Twin Harbors and Long Beach, with additional opportunities the following weekend at two other beaches, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says. Marine toxin tests on all...

MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014

Ocean beaches loaded with clams for fall seasons

SHELLFISHING -- The outlook for fall razor clam digging is more than bright enough to lure East Siders over to Washington's ocean beaches. The shellfishing forecast isn't just good; it's outstanding. “Based on our assessments, the razor clam populations on some beaches exceed the near...

TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2011

Razor clam digging seasons set to start Oct. 28

SHELLFISHING -- Barring any bad news from marine toxin monitoring, Washington's first razor-clam dig of the season is scheduled to begin Oct. 28 on four ocean beaches, with additional digs planned through late December. Read on for details and the season schedule through December.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2011

Fewer razor clams available for fall digs

SHELLFISHING -- Fewer razor clams will be available for harvest this season on the Washington Coast beaches, according to Washington Fish and Wildlife Department pre-season surveys. The decline, said state coastal shellfish manager Dan Ayres, is due to the natural cycle of razor clam populations....

SATURDAY, DEC. 25, 2010

Digging clams is holiday tradition

SHELLFISHING -- Clam diggers can ring in 2011 with a three-day razor clam dig on Washington’s coastal beaches over the New Year’s holiday. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife approved the series of evening digs this week after marine toxin tests showed that the...

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