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WAC 220-56-350

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Clams other than razor clams, musselsAreas and seasons.

It is permissible to take, dig for, and possess clams and mussels for personal use on Puget Sound year-round, except the following restrictions apply to the public tidelands at the beaches listed below:
(1) Ala Spit: Open May 1 through May 31 only.
(2) Alki Park: Closed year-round.
(3) Alki Point: Closed year-round.
(4) Bay View State Park: Closed year-round.
(5) Belfair State Park: Open January 1 through August 31 only.
(6) Brown's Point Lighthouse: Closed year-round.
(7) Cama Beach State Park: Closed year-round.
(8) Camano Island State Park: Closed year-round.
(9) Chuckanut Bay: Closed year-round.
(10) Coupeville: Closed year-round.
(11) Dave Mackie County Park: Closed year-round.
(12) Des Moines City Park: Closed year-round.
(13) Discovery Park: Closed year-round.
(14) DNR-142: Closed year-round.
(15) DNR-144 (Sleeper): Closed year-round.
(16) Dockton County Park: Closed year-round.
(17) Dosewallips State Park: Closed, except open March 1 through July 15 only in the area defined by boundary markers and signs posted on the beach.
(18) Dungeness Spit and Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge Tidelands: Open May 15 through September 30 only.
(19) Eagle Creek: Open July 1 through July 31 only.
(20) East San de Fuca: Closed year-round east of the Rolling Hills Glencairn Community dock.
(21) Fay Bainbridge Park: Closed year-round.
(22) Fort Flagler State Park including that portion of the spit west of the park boundary (Rat Island): Open January 1 through April 15 and May 15 through December 31 only.
(23) Freeland County Park: Closed year-round.
(24) Frye Cove County Park: Open January 1 through May 15 only.
(25) Garrison Bay: The tidelands at Guss Island and those tidelands at British camp between the National Park Service dinghy dock at the north end and the park boundary at the south end are closed year-round.
(26) Gertrude Island: All tidelands at Gertrude Island are closed year-round.
(27) Golden Gardens: Closed year-round.
(28) Graveyard Spit: Closed year-round.
(29) Harrington Beach: Closed year-round.
(30) Hoodsport: Tidelands at Hoodsport Salmon Hatchery are closed year-round.
(31) Hope Island State Park (South Puget Sound): Open May 1 through May 31 only.
(32) Howarth Park: Closed year-round.
(33) Illahee State Park: Open April 1 through July 31 only.
(34) Kayak Point County Park: Closed year-round.
(35) Kitsap Memorial State Park: Closed year-round.
(36) Kopachuck State Park: Open June 1 through July 31 only.
(37) Liberty Bay: All state-owned tidelands in Liberty Bay north and west of the Keyport Naval Supply Center are closed year-round.
(38) Lincoln Park: Closed year-round.
(39) Lions Park (Bremerton): Closed year-round.
(40) Little Clam Bay: Closed year-round.
(41) Lower Roto Vista Park: Closed year-round.
(42) Manchester State Park: Closed year-round.
(43) McNeil Island: All tidelands on McNeil Island are closed year-round.
(44) Meadowdale County Park: Closed year-round.
(45) Mee-Kwa-Mooks Park: Closed year-round.
(46) Monroe Landing: Closed year-round.
(47) Mukilteo State Park: Closed year-round.
(48) Mystery Bay State Park: Open October 1 through April 30 only.
(49) Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge: Closed year-round.
(50) North Beach County Park: Closed year-round.
(51) North Fort Lewis: Closed year-round.
(52) North Point Hudson: Closed year-round.
(53) Northeast Cultus Bay: Closed year-round.
(54) Oak Bay County Park: Open April 1 through June 30 only.
(55) Oak Harbor City Park: Closed year-round.
(56) Old Man House State Park: Closed year-round.
(57) Olympia Shoal: Closed year-round.
(58) Oyster Reserves: Puget Sound and Willapa Bay state oyster reserves are closed year-round except as follows:
(a) North Bay: State-owned oyster reserves are open June 1 through July 31 only.
(b) Oakland Bay: State-owned oyster reserves open year-round except in areas defined by boundary markers and signs posted on the beach.
(c) Willapa Bay - Long Island oyster reserve: Northwest side of Long Island between reserve monuments 39 and 41 and southwest side of Long Island between reserve monuments 58 and 59 are open year-round.
(59) Penrose Point State Park: Open March 1 through May 15 only.
(60) Picnic Point County Park: Closed year-round.
(61) Pitship Point: Closed year-round.
(62) Pitt Island: All tidelands on Pitt Island are closed year-round.
(63) Pleasant Harbor State Park: Closed year-round.
(64) Point Defiance: Closed year-round.
(65) Point Whitney (excluding Point Whitney Lagoon): Closed year-round.
(66) Point Whitney Lagoon: Open January 1 through March 15 only.
(67) Port Angeles Coast Guard: Closed year-round.
(68) Port Angeles Harbor: Closed year-round.
(69) Port Gardner: Closed year-round.
(70) Port Townsend Ship Canal/Portage Canal: Open January 1 through July 31 only.
(71) Post Point: Closed year-round.
(72) Potlatch DNR tidelands: Open July 1 through August 31 only.
(73) Potlatch State Park: Open July 1 through August 31 only.
(74) Priest Point County Park: Closed year-round.
(75) Purdy Spit County Park: The southern shore of the spit from the boat ramp east to the southern utility tower near Purdy Bridge is open August 1 through August 31 only.
(76) Quilcene Bay Tidelands: All state-owned tidelands in Quilcene Bay north of a line drawn from the Quilcene Boat Haven to Fisherman's Point are closed to the harvest of clams year-round, except those state-owned tidelands on the west side of the bay north of the Quilcene Boat Haven are open April 1 through December 31, daily from official sunrise to official sunset only.
(77) Reid Harbor - South Beach: Closed year-round.
(78) Retsil: Closed year-round.
(79) Richmond Beach Saltwater Park: Closed year-round.
(80) Saltwater State Park: Closed year-round.
(81) Samish Beach: Closed year-round.
(82) Scenic Beach State Park: Closed year-round.
(83) Seahurst County Park: Closed year-round.
(84) Semiahmoo: Closed year-round.
(85) Semiahmoo County Park: Closed year-round.
(86) Sequim Bay State Park: Open April 1 through June 30 only.
(87) Shine Tidelands State Park: Open January 1 through May 15 only.
(88) Silverdale Waterfront Park: Closed year-round.
(89) Sinclair Inlet: Closed year-round.
(90) Skagit Wildlife Area: Closed year-round.
(91) South Carkeek Park: Closed year-round.
(92) South Gordon Point: Closed year-round.
(93) South Indian Island County Park: Open July 1 through September 15 only.
(94) South Mukilteo Park: Closed year-round.
(95) South Oro Bay: Closed year-round.
(96) South Point Wilson (Port Townsend): Closed year-round.
(97) Southworth Ferry Dock: Closed year-round.
(98) Spencer Spit State Park: Open March 1 through July 31 only.
(99) Taylor Bay: Closed year-round.
(100) Triton Cove Tidelands: Open July 15 through August 31 only.
(101) Twanoh State Park: Open May 1 through May 15 and September 1 through September 30 only.
(102) Walker County Park: Closed year-round.
(103) West Dewatto: DNR Beach 44A open July 1 through September 30 only.
(104) West Pass Access: Closed year-round.
(105) Willapa Bay: State-owned tidelands east of the department Willapa Bay Field Station and Nahcotta Tidelands Interpretive Site are closed year-round.
(106) Wolfe Property State Park: Open January 1 through May 15 only.
(107) Woodard Bay: Closed year-round.
It is permissible to take, dig for, and possess clams, cockles, borers, and mussels, not including razor clams, for personal use in Grays Harbor and Willapa Harbor year-round, except from state oyster reserves, which are closed to clam digging year-round.
It is permissible to take, dig for, and possess clams, cockles, borers, and mussels, not including razor clams, for personal use from the Pacific Ocean beaches from November 1 through March 31 only.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.020, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 14-07-057 (Order 14-61), § 220-56-350, filed 3/14/14, effective 4/14/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.020 and 77.12.047. WSR 13-06-034 (Order 13-44), § 220-56-350, filed 3/1/13, effective 4/1/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.020, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 12-07-011 (Order 12-31), § 220-56-350, filed 3/12/12, effective 4/12/12; WSR 11-09-073 (Order 11-66), § 220-56-350, filed 4/19/11, effective 5/20/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. WSR 10-07-105 (Order 10-64), § 220-56-350, filed 3/19/10, effective 5/1/10; WSR 09-06-042 (Order 09-27), § 220-56-350, filed 2/25/09, effective 5/1/09; WSR 08-07-003, § 220-56-350, filed 3/5/08, effective 4/5/08; WSR 07-05-051 (Order 07-22), § 220-56-350, filed 2/16/07, effective 3/19/07; WSR 06-05-085 (Order 06-23), § 220-56-350, filed 2/14/06, effective 5/1/06; WSR 05-05-035 (Order 05-15), § 220-56-350, filed 2/10/05, effective 5/1/05; WSR 04-07-009 (Order 04-39), § 220-56-350, filed 3/4/04, effective 5/1/04; WSR 03-05-057 (Order 03-24), § 220-56-350, filed 2/14/03, effective 5/1/03; WSR 02-17-019 (Order 02-193), § 220-56-350, filed 8/9/02, effective 9/9/02; WSR 02-08-048 (Order 02-53), § 220-56-350, filed 3/29/02, effective 5/1/02; WSR 01-06-036 (Order 01-24), § 220-56-350, filed 3/5/01, effective 5/1/01. Statutory Authority: 2000 c 107 § 7. WSR 00-16-091 (Order 00-134), § 220-56-350, filed 7/31/00, effective 8/31/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080, 77.12.040. WSR 00-08-038 (Order 00-29), § 220-56-350, filed 3/29/00, effective 5/1/00; WSR 99-08-029 (Order 99-13), § 220-56-350, filed 3/30/99, effective 5/1/99; WSR 98-06-031, § 220-56-350, filed 2/26/98, effective 5/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 97-07-078 (Order 97-53), § 220-56-350, filed 3/19/97, effective 5/1/97; WSR 96-11-078 (Order 96-44), § 220-56-350, filed 5/13/96, effective 6/13/96; WSR 95-12-027 (Order 95-46), § 220-56-350, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95; WSR 94-14-069, § 220-56-350, filed 7/1/94, effective 8/1/94; WSR 93-15-011, § 220-56-350, filed 7/8/93, effective 8/8/93; WSR 93-08-034 (Order 93-20), § 220-56-350, filed 3/31/93, effective 5/1/93; WSR 92-11-012 (Order 92-19), § 220-56-350, filed 5/12/92, effective 6/12/92; WSR 91-08-054 (Order 91-13), § 220-56-350, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; WSR 90-06-026, § 220-56-350, filed 2/28/90, effective 3/31/90; WSR 89-07-060 (Order 89-12), § 220-56-350, filed 3/16/89; WSR 88-10-013 (Order 88-15), § 220-56-350, filed 4/26/88; WSR 87-09-066 (Order 87-16), § 220-56-350, filed 4/21/87; WSR 86-09-020 (Order 86-08), § 220-56-350, filed 4/9/86; WSR 85-12-046 (Order 85-57), § 220-56-350, filed 6/5/85; WSR 83-07-043 (Order 83-16), § 220-56-350, filed 3/17/83; WSR 81-05-027 (Order 81-13), § 220-56-350, filed 2/17/81, effective 4/1/81; WSR 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), § 220-56-350, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80. Formerly WAC 220-56-082.]