Beaches closed to harvest

The Washington State Department of Health has issued closings for shellfish harvest.

  • Thursday, May 8, 2014 12:44pm
  • News

The Washington State Department of Health has issued these closings for shellfish harvest:

In Clallam County, the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Dungeness Spit east to the Jefferson County line and the southern portion of Sequim Bay from Paradise Cove to Blyn are closed to varnish clams only. The northwest area of Sequim Bay, including Middle Ground, remains closed to butter and varnish clams.

The following beaches are closed to the recreational harvest of the species listed. All species means clams (including geoduck), oysters, mussels and other invertebrates such as snails. All areas are closed for the sport harvest of scallops.The following closures do not apply to shrimp.

Crabmeat is not known to contain the PSP toxin, but the guts can contain unsafe levels. To be safe, clean crab thoroughly and discard the guts (butter).

In Jefferson County, extended seasonal closure of ocean beaches, all species

Port Ludlow including Mats Mats Bay and Kilisut Harbor including Mystery Bay and Discovery Bay, butter and varnish clams only.


More in News

Jury trial set on child porn charges

A jury trial has been set 9 a.m. Jan. 10 for a… Continue reading

Sequim Police Blotter
Police Blotter — Oct. 20, 2021

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of… Continue reading

Albert Haller Foundation announces $350K in community contributions

The Albert Haller Foundation approved awards totaling $350,000 to nonprofit organizations in… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Oct. 20, 2021

Great ShakeOut is Thursday Individuals and communities throughout Clallam County are participating… Continue reading

Sequim PD to participate in Drug Take Back Day

County-wide local law enforcement agencies, including the Sequim Police Department, will be… Continue reading

Giant pumpkin grower looks to squash his previous record

Locals encouraged to guess weight Oct. 28-Nov. 10 at JACE Real Estate

PDC complaints filed against local politician, political groups

The Public Disclosure Commission announced via a letter on Oct. 18 that… Continue reading

Sequim City Band Sequim City Band, has head start on capital campaign

With some timely fundraising, musicians with the Sequim City Band may be… Continue reading

Hospitals, schools comply with vaccination order

Deputy health officer: Mandates may be ‘new normal’

Most Read