“We’re looking forward to offering some additional harvest days over last season on most beaches,” Ayres said.
The fall season will be set after the public has had a chance to comment, he said.
The public meetings are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at the following locations:
  • Westport – Monday, Sept. 21, at the Ocosta High School library, 2580 Montesano St. 
  • Ocean Shores – Tuesday, Sept. 22, at the Shilo Inn (Pacific/Rainier Room), 707 Ocean Shores Blvd. N.W. 
  • Long Beach – Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the Super 8 Motel, 500 Ocean Beach Blvd. 
  • Fife – Thursday, Sept. 24, at Fife High School in the school administration building, 5802 20th St. E. (off Interstate 5).
A fifth meeting to be held in Forks will be announced later.
People unable to attend the public meetings can submit written comments to WDFW through Oct. 5.  Mail comments to Dan Ayres, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way N., Olympia, WA 98501-1091, or send an email to Dan Ayres at [email protected].