Sport clam, oyster, and mussel season won’t open at Kopachuck State Park

March 19, 2024

Action:  Closes sport clam, oyster, and mussel harvest at Kopachuck State Park.

Effective date:  April 1 through May 31, 2024

Species affected:  All clams, oysters, and mussels.

Location:  Kopachuck State Park, Pierce County.

Reason for action: The clam, oyster, and mussel season at Kopachuck State Park will close due to construction in the park. 

Additional information:  For more information regarding clam and oyster seasons on public beaches visit our website at: https://wdfw.wa.gov/places-to-go/shellfish-beaches. For additional information on shellfish harvest safety and growing area boundaries, please visit the Washington Shellfish Safety Map: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/biotoxin/biotoxin.html.

Information contact: Camille Speck, WDFW Port Townsend Office, (360) 302-3030 ext. 313

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on definitions and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at 360-902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call toll free 866-880-5431.

Request this information in an alternative format or language at wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/requests-accommodation, 833-855-1012, TTY (711), or CivilRightsTeam@dfw.wa.gov.