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MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Boat Access Only  

Jefferson County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet)
SHOW DESCRIPTION ↓

Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)

TALA SHORE
250495

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

Not much is known about clam populations on this beach, but there are are some very good clam and oyster beaches in this same general area. They include Wolfe Property State Park, Shine Tidelands State Park and Salsbury County Park.

Harvest Area Map
Map of TALA SHORE harvest area
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DIRECTION TO SITE

Tala Shore is boat access only. There is no upland access. The north and south boundaries of this beach are not marked. The beach is about 0.8 nautical miles from boundary to boundary. The best landmark for this beach is a small point located approximately one quarter mile north of the south boundary. Approximate GPS coordinates of the small point are: 47.91º N, 122.653º W. It is recommended that harvesters stay well within this area to avoid trespassing (see beach map).

Nearest boat ramps: Mats Mats Bay ramp (located two miles north of Port Ludlow near the town of Mats Mats) is about 4.4 nautical miles from Tala Shore by boat. Salsbury County Park ramp (located one mile west of Port Gamble on Wheeler Street) is approximately four miles from Tala Shore by boat.

Map to this point  

FACILITIES
None. There are restrooms at Salsbury County Park and a vault toilet at Mats Mats Bay ramp. There are facilities for boaters at Port Ludlow Marina.

Beach information last updated: March 29, 2010 @ 4:14pm