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

2017 Tribal Net Schedules for Coastal Rivers of Washington
Last update: January 10, 2017

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
49 10:00 A.M. MON. NOV 28 10:00 A.M. THUR. DEC. 1
50 10:00 A.M. MON. DEC 5 10:00 A.M. THUR. DEC. 8
51 10:00 A.M. MON. DEC 12 10:00 A.M. THUR. DEC 15
52 10:00 A.M. MON. DEC 19 10:00 A.M. THUR. DEC 22
53/1 10:00 A.M. MON. DEC 26 10:00 A.M. WED. DEC 28
2 10:00 A.M. MON. JAN 2 10:00 A.M. TUE. JAN 3
3 10:00 A.M. MON. JAN 9 10:00 A.M. TUE. JAN 10
4 10:00 A.M. MON. JAN 16 10:00 A.M. WED. JAN 18
5 10:00 A.M. MON. JAN 23 10:00 A.M. TUE. JAN 24
6 10:00 A.M. MON. JAN 30 10:00 A.M. TUE. JAN 31
7 10:00 A.M. MON. FEB 6 10:00 A.M. TUE. FEB 7
8 10:00 A.M. MON. FEB 13 10:00 A.M. TUE. FEB 14
9 10:00 A.M. MON. FEB 20 10:00 A.M. TUE. FEB 21
10 10:00 A.M. MON. FEB 27 10:00 A.M. TUE. FEB 27
11 10:00 A.M. MON. MAR 6 10:00 A.M. TUE. MAR 7
12 10:00 A.M. MON. MAR 13 10:00 A.M. TUE. MAR 14
13 CLOSED
14 CLOSED
15 CLOSED
16 CLOSED
17 10:00 A.M. MON. APR 17 10:00 A.M. TUE. APR 18
18 10:00 A.M. MON. APR 24 10:00 A.M. TUE. APR 25
19 SPRING/SUMMER CHINOOK SEASON
WILL BEGIN WITH NEW REGULATIONS

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
48 12:00 NOON SUN. NOV 20 12:00 NIGHT FRI. NOV. 25
49 12:00 NOON SUN. NOV 27 12:00 NOON FRI. DEC 2
50 12:00 NOON SUN. DEC 4 12:00 NOON FRI. DEC 9
51 12:00 NOON SUN. DEC 11 12:00 NOON FRI. DEC 16
52 12:00 NOON SUN. DEC 18 12:00 NOON FRI. DEC 23
53 12:00 NOON SUN. DEC 25 12:00 NOON FRI. DEC 30
1 12:00 NOON SUN. JAN 1 12:00 NOON FRI. JAN 6
2 12:00 NOON SUN. JAN 8 12:00 NOON FRI. JAN 13
2 12:00 NOON SUN. JAN 15 12:00 NOON FRI. JAN 20
4 12:00 NOON SUN. JAN 22 12:00 NOON FRI. JAN 27
5 12:00 NOON SUN. JAN 29 12:00 NOON FRI. FEB 3
6 12:00 NOON SUN. FEB 5 12:00 NOON FRI. FEB 10
7 12:00 NOON SUN. FEB 12 12:00 NOON FRI. FEB 17
8 12:00 NOON SUN. FEB 19 12:00 NOON FRI. FEB 24
9 12:00 NOON SUN. FEB 26 12:00 NOON THUR. MAR 2
10 12:00 NOON SUN. MAR 5 12:00 NOON THUR. MAR 9
11 12:00 NOON SUN. MAR 12 12:00 NOON THUR. MAR 16
12 12:00 NOON SUN. MAR 19 12:00 NOON THUR. MAR 23
13 12:00 NOON SUN. MAR 26 12:00 NOON THUR. MAR 30
14 12:00 NOON SUN. APR 2 12:00 NOON WED. APR 5
15 12:00 NOON SUN. APR 9 12:00 NOON WED. APR 12
16 12:00 NOON SUN. APR 16 12:00 NOON WED. APR 19
17 12:00 NOON SUN. APR 23 12:00 NOON WED. APR 26

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
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
51 7:00 A.M. MON. DEC 12 6:00 P.M. FRI. DEC 16
52 7:00 A.M. MON. DEC 19 3:00 P.M. FRI. DEC 23
53/1 7:00 A.M. MON. DEC 26 3:00 P.M. FRI. DEC 30
2 7:00 A.M. MON. JAN 2 3:00 P.M. FRI. JAN 6
3 7:00 A.M. MON. JAN 9 3:00 P.M. FRI. JAN 13
4 7:00 A.M. MON. JAN 16 3:00 P.M. FRI. JAN 20
5 7:00 A.M. MON. JAN 23 6:00 P.M. WED. JAN 25
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14 CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING

 

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
01 12 Noon Sun. Jan. 08, 2 2017 12 Noon Fri. Jan. 13,   2017
03 12 Noon Sun. Jan. 15 12 Noon Fri. Jan. 20
04 12 Noon Sun. Jan. 22 12 Noon Fri. Jan. 27
05 12 Noon Sun. Jan. 29 12 Noon  Fri. Feb. 03
06 12 Noon Sun. Feb. 05 12 Noon  Fri. Feb. 10
07 12 Noon Sun. Feb. 12 12 Noon Fri. Feb. 17
08 12 Noon Sun. Feb. 19 12 Noon Fri. Feb. 24
09 12 Noon Sun. Feb. 26 12 Noon  Fri. Mar. 03
10 12 Noon Sun. Mar. 05 12 Noon  Fri. Mar. 10
11 12 Noon Sun. Mar. 12 12 Noon Fri. Mar. 17
12 12 Noon Sun. Mar. 19 12 Noon Fri. Mar. 24
13 12 Noon Sun. Mar. 26 12 Noon  Fri. Mar. 31
14 12 Noon Sun. Apr. 02 12 Noon Fri. Apr. 07
15 12 Noon Sun. Apr. 09 12 Noon Fri. Apr. 14
16 12 Noon Sun. Apr. 16 12 Noon   Fri. Apr. 21

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

  • Maximum mesh size for these openings will be 6 inches.
  • All Green Sturgeon must be released immediately when encountered.

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 Area 2C

Stat Week Set In Pull Out
02 12 Noon Sun Jan. 08, 2017 12 Noon Fri. Jan. 13, 2017
03 12 Noon Sun Jan. 15 12 Noon Fri. Jan. 20
04 l2 Noon Sun. Jan. 22 12 Noon Fri. Jan. 27
05 12 Noon Sun. Jan. 29 12 Noon Fri. Feb. 03
06 12 Noon Sun. Feb. 05 12 Noon Fri. Feb. 10
07 12 Noon Sun. Feb. 12 12 Noon Fri. Feb. 17
08 12 Noon Sun. Feb. 19 12 Noon Fri. Feb. 24
09 12 Noon Sun. Feb. 26 12 Noon Fri. Mar. 03
10 12 Noon sun. Mar. 05 12 Noon Fri. Mar. 10
11 12 Noon Sun. Mar. 12 12 Noon Fri. Mar. 17
12 12 Noon Sun. Mar. 19 12 Noon Fri. Mar. 24
13 12 Noon Sun. Mar. 26 12 Noon Fri. Mar. 31
14 12 Noon Sun. Apr. 02 12 Noon Fri. Apr. 07
15 12 Noon Sun. Apr. 09 12 Noon Fri. Apr. 14
16 12 Noon Sun. Apr. 16 12 Noon Fri. Apr. 21

 

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