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
2006-2007 Agreement
2005-2006 Agreement
2004-2005 Agreement
2003-2004 Agreement
2002-2003 Agreement

2016 Tribal Net Schedules for Coastal Rivers of Washington
Last update: September 12, 2016

North Coast

South Coast


North Coastal Rivers Tribal Net Schedules

Hoh River Fishery:

Tribal netting opens at 10:00 a.m. opening day to 10:00 a.m. closing day.

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
36 10:00 A.M. MON. AUG 29 10:00 A.M. THUR. SEPT 1
37 10:00 A.M. MON. SEPT 5 10:00 A.M. THUR. SEPT 8
38 10:00 A.M. MON. SEPT 12 10:00 A.M. THUR. SEPT 15
39 10:00 A.M. MON. SEPT 19 10:00 A.M. THUR. SEPT 22
40 10:00 A.M. MON. SEPT 26 10:00 A.M. THUR. SEPT 29
41      CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
42      CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
43      CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
44      CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
45      CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
46      CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
47      CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
48      CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
49      CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
50 10:00 A.M. MON. DEC 5 10:00 A.M. THURS. DEC 8

Queets River, Quinault Indian Nation:

Tribal netting opens at 12:00 noon opening day to 12:00 noon on closing day.

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
34 12:00 NOON SUN. AUG 14 12:00 NOON WED. AUG 17
35 12:00 NOON SUN. AUG 21 12:00 NOON WED. AUG 24
36 12:00 NOON SUN. AUG 28 12:00 NOON FRI. SEPT 2
37 12:00 NOON SUN. SEPT 4 12:00 NOON FRI. SEPT 9
38 12:00 NOON SUN. SEPT 11 12:00 NOON FRI. SEPT 16
39 12:00 NOON SUN. SEPT 18 12:00 NOON TUES. SEPT 20
40 12:00 NOON SUN. SEPT 25 12:00 NOON TUES. SEPT 27
41      CLOSED
42      CLOSED
43 12:00 NOON SUN. OCT 16 12:00 NOON TUES. OCT 18
44 12:00 NOON SUN. OCT 23 12:00 NOON TUES. OCT 25
45 12:00 NOON SUN. OCT 30 12:00 NOON TUES. NOV 1
46      CLOSED
47      CLOSED
48 12:00 NOON SUN. NOV 20 12:00 NOON FRI. NOV 25
49+ 12:00 NOON SUN. NOV 27  

Quillayute River System:

Tribal netting opens at 7:00 a.m. opening day to 6:00 p.m. on closing day

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
36 7:00 A.M. MON. AUG 29 6:00 P.M. THUR. SEPT 1
37 7:00 A.M. MON. SEPT 5 6:00 P.M. THUR. SEPT 8
38 7:00 A.M. MON. SEPT 12 6:00 P.M. THUR. SEPT 15
39 7:00 A.M. MON. SEPT 19 6:00 P.M. WED. SEPT 21
40 7:00 A.M. MON. SEPT 26 3:00 P.M. TUES. SEPT 27
41      CLOSED
42      CLOSED
43      CLOSED
44      CLOSED
45      CLOSED
46      CLOSED
47      CLOSED
48 7:00 A.M. MON. NOV 21 6:00 P.M. FRI. NOV 25
49 7:00 A.M. MON. NOV 28 6:00 P.M. FRI. DEC 2
50 7:00 A.M. MON. DEC 5 6:00 P.M. FRI. DEC 9

 

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 2D will be open for commercial gillnet fishing for authorized Quinault Tribal Fishers according to the following schedule:
Stat Week Set In Pull Out
36 12 Noon Mon 29-Aug-16 12 Noon Thur 1-Sep-16
37 12 Noon Sun 4-Sep-16 12 Noon Fri 9-Sep-16
38 12 Noon Sun 11-Sep-16 12 Noon Tues 13-Sep-16
39 12 Noon Sun 18-Sep-16 12 Noon Tues 20-Sep-16
40 12 Noon Sun 25-Sep-16 12 Noon Tues 27-Sep-16
45 12 Noon Sun 30-Oct-16 12 Noon Tues 1-Nov-16

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
36 12 Noon Sun 28-Aug-16 12 Noon Wed 31-Aug-16
37 12 Noon Sun 4-Sep-16 12 Noon Wed 7-Sep-16
38 12 Noon Sun 11-Sep-16 12 Noon Wed 14-Sep-16
39 12 Noon Sun 18-Sep-16 12 Noon Wed 21-Sep-16
40 12 Noon Sun 25-Sep-16 12 Noon Wed 28-Sep-16
41 12 Noon Sun 2-Oct-16 12 Noon Wed 5-Jan-16
42 12 Noon Sun 9-Oct-16 12 Noon Wed 12-Oct-16
43 12 Noon Sun 16-Oct-16 12 Noon Wed 19-Oct-16
44 12 Noon Sun 23-Oct-16 12 Noon Wed 26-Oct-16
45 12 Noon Sun 30-Oct-16 12 Noon Wed 2-Nov-16
46 12 Noon Sun 6-Nov-16 12 Noon Wed 9-Nov-16
47 12 Noon Sun 13-Nov-16 12 Noon Wed 16-Nov-16
48 12 Noon Sun 20-Nov-16 12 Noon Wed 23-Nov-16

 

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, and Grays Harbor Area 2C will be open for commercial gillnet fishing for authorized Quinault Tribal Fishers according to the following schedule:

Area 2C and In River

Stat Week Set In Pull Out
36 2:00 PM Wed 31-Aug-16 2:00 PM Fri 2-Sep-16
37 12 Noon Mon 5-Sep-16 12 Noon Wed 7-Sep-16
38 1:00 PM Mon 12-Sep-16 1:00 PM Fri 16-Sep-16
39 12 Noon Sun 18-Sep-16 12 Noon Thur 22-Sep-16
40 12 Noon Mon 26-Sep-16 12 Noon Wed 28-Sep-16
41 12 Noon Sun 2-Oct-16 12 Noon Tues 4-Oct-16
44 12 Noon Wed 26-Oct-16 12 Noon Fri 28-Oct-16
47 12 Noon Sun 13-Nov-16 12 Noon Fri 18-Nov-16

Area 2C

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
36 12 Noon Sun 28-Aug-16 12 Noon Wed 31-Aug-16
37 12 Noon Sun 4-Sep-16 12 Noon Wed 7-Sep-16
38 12 Noon Sun 11-Sep-16 12 Noon Wed 14-Sep-16
39 12 Noon Sun 18-Sep-16 12 Noon Wed 21-Sep-16
40 12 Noon Sun 25-Sep-16 12 Noon Wed 28-Sep-16
41 12 Noon Sun 2-Oct-16 12 Noon Wed 5-Jan-16
42 12 Noon Sun 9-Oct-16 12 Noon Wed 12-Oct-16
43 12 Noon Sun 16-Oct-16 12 Noon Wed 19-Oct-16
44 12 Noon Sun 23-Oct-16 12 Noon Wed 26-Oct-16
45 12 Noon Sun 30-Oct-16 12 Noon Wed 2-Nov-16
46 12 Noon Sun 6-Nov-16 12 Noon Wed 9-Nov-16
47 12 Noon Sun 13-Nov-16 12 Noon Wed 16-Nov-16
48 12 Noon Sun 20-Nov-16 12 Noon Wed 23-Nov-16

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
  Grounds below
19-20 Set-in
  Pull Out
37 6 a.m. Sun 4-Sep-16   6 a.m. Mon 5-Sep-16   6 a.m. Tues. 6-Sep-16   4 p.m. Fri 9-Sep-16
38 6 a.m. Sun 11-Sep-16   6 a.m. Mon 12-Sep-16   6 a.m. Tues. 13-Sep-16   4 p.m. Fri 16-Sep-16
39 6 a.m. Sun 19-Sep-16   6 a.m. Mon 19-Sep-16   6 a.m. Tues. 20-Sep-16   4 p.m. Fri 23-Sep-16
40 6 a.m. Sun 26-Sep-16   6 a.m. Mon 26-Sep-16   6 a.m. Tues. 27-Sep-16   4 p.m. Fri 30-Sep-16
41 6 a.m. Sun 2-Oct-16   6 a.m. Mon 3-Oct-16   6 a.m. Tues. 4-Oct-16   4 p.m. Fri 7-Oct-16
42 6 a.m. Sun 9-Oct-16   6 a.m. Mon 10-Oct-16   6 a.m. Tues. 11-Oct-16   4 p.m. Fri 14-Oct-16