Tribal Fishing

Treaty net fishery dates are subject to change in the event of unfishable conditions. Changes to this schedule, including additional fishing opportunities, will be announced as soon as possible.

For more information:
Fish Program
WDFW Region 6
Montesano, WA
(360) 249-4628
(360) 586-6129

State/Tribal Agreements:
2015-2016 Agreement
2014-2015 Agreement
2013-2014 Agreement
2012-2013 Agreement
2011-2012 Agreement
2010-2011 Agreement
2009-2010 Agreement
2008-2009 Agreement
2007-2008 Agreement
2005-2006 Agreement
2004-2005 Agreement
2003-2004 Agreement
2002-2003 Agreement

2015 Tribal Net Schedules for Coastal Rivers of Washington
Last update: September 2, 2015

North Coast

South Coast


North Coastal Rivers Tribal Net Schedules

Hoh River Fishery:

Tribal netting will start at 10 am on Mondays and pull out will be at 10 am on closing day.

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
36 10 am Mon. Aug. 31  10 am Tue. Sept. 1
37 10 am Mon. Sept. 7  10 am Tue. Sept. 8
38 10 am Mon. Sept. 14  10 am Tue. Sept. 15
39 10 am Mon. Sept. 21  10 am Tue. Sept. 22
40 10 am Mon. Sept. 28  10 am Tue. Sept. 29
41 10 am Mon. Oct. 5  10 am Wed. Oct. 7
42 10 am Mon. Oct. 12  10 am Wed. Oct. 14
43 10 am Mon. Oct. 19  10 am Wed. Oct. 21
44 10 am Mon. Oct. 26  10 am Wed. Oct. 28
45 10 am Mon. Nov. 2  10 am Tue. Nov. 3
46 10 am Mon. Nov. 9  10 am Tue. Nov. 10
47 10 am Mon. Nov. 16  10 am Tue. Nov. 17
48 Closed
49 10 am Mon. Nov. 30  10 am Wed. Dec. 2
50 10 am Mon. Dec. 7  10 am Wed. Dec. 9 
51 10 am Mon. Dec. 14  10 am Wed. Dec. 16
52 10 am Mon. Dec. 21  10 am Wed. Dec. 23
53-1 10 am Mon. Dec. 28  10 am Wed. Dec. 30 
2 10 am Mon. Jan. 4  10 am Wed. Jan. 6
3 10 am Mon. Jan. 11  10 am Wed. Jan. 13

 

Queets River, Quinault Indian Nation:

Tribal netting will be open beginning at 12 noon on Sun. Aug. 16 and end at 12 noon on the closing day of each week through Nov. 28.

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
34 12 Noon Sun. Aug. 16  12 Noon Wed. Aug. 19
35 12 Noon Sun. Aug. 23  12 Noon Wed. Aug. 26
36 12 Noon Sun. Aug. 30  12 Noon Fri. Sept. 5
37 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 6  12 Noon Fri. Sept. 12
38 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 13  12 Noon Fri. Sept. 19
39 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 20  12 Noon Fri. Sept. 26
40 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 27 12 Noon Fri. Oct. 3
41 Closed
42 Closed
43 12 Noon Sun. Oct. 18 12 Noon Tue. Oct. 20
44 12 Noon Sun. Oct. 25 12 Noon Tue. Oct. 27
45 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 1 12 Noon Tue. Nov. 3
46 Closed
47 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 15 12 Noon Wed. Nov. 18
48 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 22 12 Noon Fri. Nov. 27

 

Quillayute River System:

Tribal netting will start at 7am on Sundays and end at 7 pm on closing day.

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
36 7 am Mon. Aug. 31  7 pm Thur. Sept. 3
37 7 am Mon. Sept. 7 7 pm Thur. Sept. 10
38 7 am Mon. Sept. 14 7 pm Thur. Sept. 17
39 7 am Mon. Sept. 21 7 pm Wed. Sept. 23
40 7 am Mon. Sept. 28 7 pm Tue. Sept. 29
41 7 am Mon. Oct. 5 7 pm Tue. Oct. 6
42 7 am Mon. Oct. 12 7 pm Tue. Oct. 13
43 7 am Mon. Oct. 19 7 pm Tue. Oct. 20
44 7 am Mon. Oct. 26 7 pm Tue. Oct. 27
45 7 am Mon. Nov. 2 7 pm Tue. Nov. 3
46 7 am Mon. Nov. 9 7 pm Wed. Nov. 11
47 7 am Mon. Nov. 16 7 pm Thur. Nov. 19
48 7 am Mon. Nov. 23 7 pm Fri. Nov. 27
49 7 am Mon. Nov. 30 7 pm Fri. Dec. 4
50 7 am Mon. Dec. 4 7 pm Fri. Dec. 8

 

Click here for tribal schedule
posted on the Quinault Indian Nation website.

South Coastal Rivers Tribal Net Schedules

Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation

  • No Tribal netting schedule provided at this time.

Chehalis River and Grays Harbor Areas 2A-1, 2A AND 2D:

Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor Fall Commercial Non Indian and Tribal Salmon Landings

  • The Chehalis River downstream of the power line crossing below the confluence of the Wynoochee River, and Grays Harbor Areas 2A-1, 2A, and that part of 2D east of a line running due north from Stearns Bluff, will be open for commercial gillnet fishing for authorized Quinault Tribal Fishers according to the following schedule:
Stat Week Set In Pull Out
38 12 pm  Noon Sun 13-Sep-15 12 pm  Noon Tues 15-Sep-15
39 12 pm  Noon Sun 20-Sep-15 12 pm  Noon Wed 23-Sep-15
40 12 pm  Noon Sun 27-Sep-15 12 pm  Noon Wed 30-Sep-15
41 12 pm  Noon Sun 4-Oct-15 12 pm  Noon Thur 8-Oct-15
42 12 pm  Noon Sun 11-Oct-15 12 pm  Noon Wed 14-Oct-15
           
46 12 pm  Noon Sun 8-Nov-15 12 pm  Noon Thur 12-Nov-15
47 12 pm  Noon Sun 15-Nov-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 20-Nov-15

Copalis River:

Tribal Net Catch for Copalis River

  • This river will be open to commercial gillnet fishing for ONE authorized Quinault tribal fisher. The Opening and closing dates are as follows: 
Stat Week Set In Pull Out
51 12 pm Noon Sun Dec. 14 12 pm Noon Wed Dec. 17
52 12 pm Noon Sun Dec. 21 12 pm Noon Wed Dec. 24
53/1 12 pm Noon Sun Dec. 28 12 pm Noon Wed Dec. 31
2 12 pm Noon Sun Jan. 4, 2015 12 pm Noon Wed Jan. 7. 2015
3 12 pm Noon Sun Jan. 11 12 pm Noon Wed Jan. 14
4 12 pm Noon Sun Jan. 18 12 pm Noon Wed Jan. 21
5 12 pm Noon Sun Jan. 25 12 pm Noon Wed Jan. 28
6 12 pm Noon Sun Feb. 1 12 pm Noon Wed Feb. 4
7 12 pm Noon Sun Feb. 8 12 pm Noon Wed Feb. 11
8 12 pm Noon Sun Feb. 15 12 pm Noon Wed Feb. 18
9 12 pm Noon Sun Feb. 22 12 pm Noon Wed Feb. 25

 

Humptulips River AND Grays Harbor Area 2C (North Bay) (outside of river):

Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor Fall Commercial Non Indian and Tribal Salmon Landings

  • The Humptulips River, from its mouth upstream to the railroad bridge at Newton will be open for commercial gillnet fishing for authorized Quinault Tribal Fishers according to the following schedule:
Stat Week Set In Pull Out
39 7 a.m. Sun 20-Sep-15 7 a.m. Thur 24-Sep-15
40 1;30 p.m. Sun 27-Sep-15 1;30 p.m. Fri 2-Oct-15
41 7 a.m. Sun 4-Oct-15 7 a.m. Thur 8-Oct-15
42 1:30 p.m. Sun 11-Oct-15 1:30 p.m. Thur 15-Oct-15
43 8:30 a.m. Sun 21-Oct-15 8:30 a.m. Fri 23-Oct-15
46 12 pm  Noon Sun 8-Nov-15 12 pm  Noon Wed 11-Nov-15
47 12 pm  Noon Sun 15-Nov-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 20-Nov-15

Area 2C

Stat Week Set In Pull Out
39 12 p.m. Noon Sun 20-Sep-15 12 p.m. Noon Thur 24-Sep-15
40 5 p.m. Sun 27-Sep-15 5 p.m. Fri 2-Oct-15
41 12 p.m. Noon Sun 4-Oct-15 12 p.m. Noon Thur 8-Oct-15
42 2 p.m. Sun 22-Oct-15 2 p.m. Thur 15-Oct-15
43 10 a.m.  Wed 21-Oct-15 10 a.m.  Fri 23-Oct-15
           
46 12 p.m. Noon Sun 8-Nov-15 12 p.m. Noon Wed 11-Nov-15
47 12 p.m. Noon Sun 15-Nov-15 12 p.m. Noon Fri 20-Nov-15

Moclips River:

Tribal Net Catch for Moclips River

  • This river will be open to commercial gillnet fishing for ONE authorized Quinault tribal fisher. The Opening and closing dates are as follows: 
Stat Week Set In Pull Out
41 12 pm Noon Sun Oct. 5, 2014 12 pm Noon Wed Oct. 8, 2014
42 12 pm Noon Sun Oct. 12 12 pm Noon Wed Oct. 15
43 12 pm Noon Sun Oct. 19 12 pm Noon Wed Oct. 22
44 12 pm Noon Sun Oct. 26 12 pm Noon Wed Oct. 29
45 12 pm Noon Sun Nov. 2 12 pm Noon Wed Nov. 5
46 12 pm Noon Sun Nov. 9 12 pm Noon Wed Nov. 12
47 12 pm Noon Sun Nov. 16 12 pm Noon Wed Nov. 19
48 12 pm Noon Sun Nov. 23 12 pm Noon Wed Nov. 26

Quinault River:

Tribal Net Catch for Quinault River

  • The Quinault River fishing schedule will be as follows:
Stat Week Grounds 43-44
and above Set-in
  Grounds below
43-44 Set-in
  Pull Out
19 6:00 AM Mon, May 4 6:00 AM Tues, May 5 6:00 PM Thurs, May 7
20 6:00 AM Mon, May 11 6:00 AM Tues, May 12 6:00 PM Thurs, May 14
21 6:00 AM Mon, May 18 6:00 AM Tues, May 19 12 Noon Fri, May 22
22 6:00 AM Mon, May 25 6:00 AM Tues, May 26 12 Noon Fri, May 29
23 6:00 AM Mon, June 1 6:00 AM Tues, June 2 12 Noon Fri, June 5
24 6:00 AM Mon, June 8 6:00 AM Tues, June 9  12 Noon Fri, June 12
25 6:00 AM Mon, June 15 6:00 AM Tues, June 16 12 Noon Fri, June 19
26 6:00 AM Mon, June 22 6:00 AM Tues, June 23 6:00 PM Thurs, June 25