Statewide Harvest Rules
Puget Sound Clam and Oyster FAQ
Frequently asked questions about clam and oyster regulations and management.
Shellfish Harvester Please Fill in Your Holes
Find out why this protects both shellfish and people.
2016 Public Beach List - Special Rules
Public beaches with special rules because of resource needs and/or restrictions on harvest due to health concerns.
2017 Seattle Daylight Low Tides - Puget Sound Bivalves
 
Recreational Shellfishing
Buy Your License Online! Buy Your License Online!

Public Clam and Oyster Beaches

< Previous | Start Search Over
   
Dept. of Health Information
MISC. BEACH INFORMATION

Kitsap County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 12 (Hood Canal)
SHOW DESCRIPTION ↓

Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)

SOUTH TEKIU POINT (DNR-40)
270320

SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES

Clams open all year
Oysters open all year

HARVEST PROFILE

South Tekiu is a good clam beach. Native littleneck clams are the most abundant species, but Manila clams and butter clams are also available.

This is a good oyster beach.

Harvest Area Map
Map of SOUTH TEKIU POINT (DNR-40) harvest area
CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE

DIRECTION TO SITE

South Tekiu is boat access only. There is no upland access to this beach. South Tekiu is about 0.4 miles long. The north end of the beach is about 0.4 miles south of Tekiu Point. The south boundary of this beach is just north of the community of Holly. Both boundaries may not be marked and there are no outstanding landmarks. Approximate GPS coordinates to the midpoint of South Tekiu are: 47.576º N, 122.969º W. It is recommended harvesters use these coordinates as the best landmark for this beach and stay near this area to avoid trespassing. See beach map for approximate boundaries.

Nearest boat ramps: Triton Cove State Park ramp (located about six miles south of Brinnon on Highway 101) is just over 2 miles by boat from South Tekiu.

Map to this point  

FACILITIES
None. There is a vault toilet at Triton Cove State Park and facilities for boaters at Pleasant Harbor Marina.

Beach information last updated: April 01, 2010 @ 2:24pm