Pre-Halloween Razor Clam Dig Approved

“This is the only route to those beaches, so people should allow extra travel time to make sure they arrive on time,” Ayres said. He advises diggers to check the Washington Department of Transportation website for more information at http://goo.gl/hzoM1 .

Ayres also reminds diggers that the limit for razor clams is 15 per day, and that diggers are required to keep the first 15 clams they dig. Each digger’s clams must be kept in a separate container.

“Diggers caught returning clams can be cited for wastage,” Ayres said.

All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable 2012-13 fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license to an annual combination fishing license, are available on WDFW’s website at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov and from license vendors around the state.

Information about beach locations and additional digs proposed in the months ahead is available on WDFW’s website at http://goo.gl/ooxEO .

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