How about some clams to complement your roasted turkey for Thanksgiving dinner? The state Department of Fish and Wildlife’s next razor clam dig begins Thursday and runs through Nov. 26, Thanksgiving Eve.
Digging days, evening tides and open beaches:
Dan Ayres, WDFW coastal shellfish manager, reminds diggers that they must keep the first 15 clams they dig under state law. Each digger’s clams must be kept in a separate container.
The best results typically occur one to two hours before low tide, Ayres said. Digging is not allowed before noon.
For information on how to dig and clean razor clams — and for razor clam recipes — go to wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/ shellfish/razorclams.
The next proposed dig is tentatively set to begin Dec. 3.
Last week at the salmon hatchery separator, Tacoma Power recovered 37 summer steelhead, two winter steelhead, 62 fall chinook, two chinook jacks, 9,096 adult coho, 189 coho jacks, and 52 sea-run cutthroat trout.