Idaho Fish Report
Clam, oyster seasons will not open at three beaches on Jan. 1
by WA Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
Action: Closes clam and oyster harvesting opportunities at Belfair State Park and Port Gamble Heritage Park Tidelands and clam harvesting opportunities at Point Whitney Tidelands and Lagoon.
Effective date: Jan. 1, 2022, until further notice.
Species affected: Clams and oysters.
Location: Belfair State Park, Point Whitney Tidelands and Lagoon, and Port Gamble Heritage Park Tidelands.
Reason for action: Seasons for these beaches will change in 2022. This action is needed to accommodate 2022 season changes that are currently involved in the permanent rule-making process. WDFW expects final 2022 season changes will be effective in the Spring of 2022.
Additional information: Information on 2022 clam and oyster season-setting via permanent rule making can be found at https://wdfw.wa.gov/about/regulations/development/clam-and-oyster-2022-season.
Information contact: Camille Speck, Port Townsend District Office, 360-302-3030, ext. 313