Lakes are freshly stocked.
The latest razor clam dig starts Friday on three coastal beaches.
The Columbia River reopens for a day of chinook fishing Thursday.
The Long Beach Razor Clam Festival is April 18-19.
Long Beach and Twin Harbors will be open for clamming during that time. Mocrocks will be open April 17-19 and Copalis will be open April 18-19.
No digging is allowed after noon. Diggers must have appropriate permits, keep the first 15 clams they dig and must keep their clams in a separate container.
Low tides are as follows: 6:03 a.m. Friday; 6:52 a.m. Saturday; 7:39 a.m. Sunday; 8:25 a.m. Monday; 9:11 a.m. Tuesday; 9:57 a.m. April 22; 10:46 a.m. April 23; and 11:38 a.m. April 24.
The river reopens for an additional day of chinook fishing Thursday.
According to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife: “From Feb. 1-April 11, there have been an estimated 90,474 angler trips with 11,213 adult spring Chinook kept and 1,660 released. (Seventy-seven percent) of the chinook kept were upriver origin based upon Visual Stock Identification.”