CLOSURE ALERT – SHELLFISH

This closure is still in effect as of 11/14/21 – Closure is only for Butter Clams and Varnish Clams. Please refer to the maps below for CURRENT closures.

In Island County, Penn Cove, Saratoga Passage and Holmes Harbor are closed to all species of shellfish harvesting. The closure is due to hazardous biotoxin levels.

Please keep the following links for information on this closure and closures in island county.

https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/biotoxin/biotoxin.html?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/eh/portal/odw/si/BiotoxinBulletin.aspx