SHELLFISH TYPES & OPENINGS/CLOSURES
Tidelands: Open for Pacific oysters, eastern softshell and Manila clams, and cockles
Bonus Limit: 24 COCKLES in addition to the regular CLAM limit.
DIRECTION TO SITE
Driving directions: From Raymond/South Bend, follow US 101 south towards Long Beach to Pickernell Creek (at milepost 38.3)
Access: The Nemah site may be accessed by boat or by land at Pickernell Creek off Highway 101. The gravel turnout on the west side of Highway 101 just south of Pickernell Creek (at milepost 38.3 may be used for parking.
Location: Second class tidelands lying in front of, adjacent to, or abutting upon Government Lots 5, 6, and 7, Section 3, and Government Lots 1, 2, and 3, Section 4 Township 12 north, Range 10 west, W.M.: Government Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, Section 34, Section 27, and Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 Section 28, Township 13 north Range 10 west, W.M. lying easterly of the Nemah Oyster Reserve and easterly of privately owned tidelands tracts. The southern boundary of this public tideland area starts near Pickernell Creek and continues to the north approximately 3-1/2 miles.
Boundaries: From mean high water out to the east boundary of private tidelands tracts and the Nemah Oyster Reserve. Some private tideland boundaries fall very close to the shoreline, especially near the southern boundary of these public tidelands. In this area the adjacent landowner has marked their privately owned shellfish bed with white plastic stakes. Please respect private property.
No camping allowed at this site.
There are no sanitary facilities provided at or near this site. Think ahead.
Nearest boat launch is located at Palix River or Bay Center.
FUN FACTS/OTHER INFORMATION
For additional information call WDFW Region 6 headquarters (360) 249-4628 or Pacific County Department of Community Development (360) 875-9356.
Beach information last updated: May 09, 2011 @ 10:23am