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Kendall Henry, WDFW
Puget Sound Commercial Salmon Manager
360-902-2717
360-902-2949 FAX
Kendall.Henry@dfw.wa.gov

Quick Reporting Information
Quick Report Puget Sound commercial catch data to one of the following:

FAX transmission to:
(360) 902-2949

E-mail to:
psfishtickets@dfw.wa.gov

Telephone to:
(866)-791-1279

 

Download Statewide
Quick Report Form
[ Excel file ] [ PDF ]
Commercial Licensing Applications and Fees

 

 
Puget Sound Commercial Salmon Regulations and Information
2014 Preseason Forecasts:
Summer / Fall Chinook
Coho
Chum and Sockeye

Puget Sound Commercial Salmon Regulations

2013 Puget Sound
Commercial Salmon Regulations

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Puget Sound is home to a commercial salmon fleet that includes purse seines, gill nets, reef nets and some types of gear that are currently in the experimental stage. Non-treaty commercial fishing rules changes and a this year's schedule of openings are available by clicking on the provided links. Information on Treaty Indian fishing in Puget Sound is available through the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission.

Salmon Fishing: More Than a Way of Life
video from the Governor's Salmon Recovery Office

For a summary of all commercial salmon fishing regulations, descriptions of catch areas and exclusion zones and for the text of the latest hotline message click on the appropriate links provided on this page.

2014 Season Information

  • 2014 North of Falcon

    Select meeting dates:
    March 3 2014 Forecasts and Preliminary fisheries meeting, Olympia, WA
    March 19 North of Falcon meeting #1, Olympia, WA
    March 26 Puget Sound Commercial Ad‐Hoc meeting
    10 AM at WDFW Mill Creek (Region 4) Office -
    Click here for directions
    April 1 North of Falcon meeting #2, Lynnwood, WA
    April 5‐10 Final PFMC Salmon meeting, Vancouver, WA

  • Current Rule Making Activity