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:
2017-2018 Agreement
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: September 8, 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
36 CLOSED  
37 CLOSED  
38 10:00 A.M. MON. SEPT. 11 10:00 A.M. TUE. SEPT. 12
39 10:00 A.M. MON. SEPT. 18 10:00 A.M. TUE. SEPT. 19
40 10:00 A.M. MON. SEPT. 25 10:00 A.M. WED. SEPT. 27
41 10:00 A.M. MON. OCT. 2 10:00 A.M. WED. OCT. 4
42 10:00 A.M. MON. OCT. 9 10:00 A.M. WED. OCT. 11
43 10:00 A.M. MON. OCT. 16 10:00 A.M. WED. OCT. 18
44 10:00 A.M. MON. OCT. 25 10:00 A.M. WED. OCT. 27
45 10:00 A.M. MON. OCT. 30 10:00 A.M. WED. NOV. 1
46 10:00 A.M. MON. NOV. 6 10:00 A.M. TUE. NOV. 7
47 10:00 A.M. MON. NOV. 13 10:00 A.M. TUE. NOV. 14
48 10:00 A.M. MON. NOV. 20 10:00 A.M. TUE. NOV. 21
49 10:00 A.M. MON. NOV. 27 10:00 A.M. TUE. NOV. 28

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
36 12:00 NOON SUN. AUG. 27 12:00 NOON FRI. SEPT. 1
37 12:00 NOON SUN. SEPT. 3 12:00 NOON FRI. SEPT. 8
38 12:00 NOON SUN. SEPT. 10 12:00 NOON FRI. SEPT. 15
39 12:00 NOON SUN. SEPT. 17 12:00 NOON FRI. SEPT. 22
40 12:00 NOON SUN. SEPT. 24 12:00 NOON WED. SEPT. 27
41 CLOSED  
42 CLOSED  
43 12:00 NOON SUN. OCT. 15 12:00 NOON TUE. OCT. 17
44 12:00 NOON SUN. OCT. 22 12:00 NOON WED. OCT. 25
45 12:00 NOON SUN. OCT. 29 12:00 NOON TUE. OCT. 31
46 CLOSED  
47 CLOSED  

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. SEPT. 4 6:00 P.M. TUE. SEPT. 5
37 7:00 A.M. MON. SEPT. 11 6:00 P.M. TUE. SEPT. 12
38 7:00 A.M. MON. SEPT. 18 6:00 P.M. TUE. SEPT. 19
39 7:00 A.M. MON. SEPT. 25 6:00 P.M. TUE. SEPT. 26
40 7:00 A.M. MON. OCT. 2 6:00 P.M. TUE. OCT. 3
41 7:00 A.M. MON. OCT. 9 6:00 P.M. TUE. OCT. 10
42 7:00 A.M. MON. OCT. 16 6:00 P.M. TUE. OCT. 17
43 7:00 A.M. MON. OCT. 23 6:00 P.M. TUE. OCT. 24
44 7:00 A.M. MON. OCT. 30 6:00 P.M. TUE. OCT. 31
45 7:00 A.M. MON. NOV. 6 6:00 P.M. TUE. NOV. 7
46 7:00 A.M. MON. NOV. 13 6:00 P.M. TUE. NOV. 14
47 7:00 A.M. MON. NOV. 20 6:00 P.M. TUE. NOV. 21
48 7:00 A.M. MON. NOV. 27 6:00 P.M. TUE. NOV. 28
49 7:00 A.M. MON. DEC. 4 6:00 P.M. TUE. DEC. 5

 

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

  • Maximum mesh size for these openings will be 9 3/4 inches
  • All Green Sturgeon must be released immediately when encountered.

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
41 12 Noon Sun.  Oct. 8, 2017 12 Noon Tues.  Oct. 10, 2017
42 12 Noon Sun. Oct. 15 12 Noon Thur.  Oct. 19
43 12 Noon Sun. Oct. 22 12 Noon Tues.  Oct. 24
46 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 12 12 Noon  Tues.  Nov. 14
47 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 19 12 Noon  Wed.  Nov. 22

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. Sept. 3, 2017 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 6, 2017
37 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 10 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 13
38 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 17 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 20
39 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 24 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 27
40 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  1 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  4
41 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  8 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  11
42 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  15 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  18
43 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  22 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  25
44 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  29 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 1
45 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 5 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 8
46 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 12 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 15
47 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 19 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 22
48 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 26 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 29

 

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 9 3/4 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:

Humptulips

Stat Week Set In Pull Out
39 5 PM Sun. Sept. 24, 2017 5 PM Tues.  Sept. 26, 2017
40 12 Noon Sun. Oct. 01 12 Noon Thur.  Oct. 05
41 5 AM Sun. Oct. 08 5 AM Thur.  Oct. 12
42 12 Noon Mon. Oct. 16 12 Noon Fri.  Oct. 20
43 6 AM Tues. Oct. 24 6 AM Thur.  Oct. 26
46 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 12 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 15
47 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 19 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 22

Grays Harbor Area C (North Bay - outside of river)

Stat Week Set In Pull Out
39 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 24, 2017 5 Noon Tues.  Sept. 26, 2017
40 12 Noon Sun. Oct. 01 12 Noon Thur.  Oct. 05
41 12 Noon Sun. Oct. 08 5 Noon Thur.  Oct. 12
42 12 Noon Mon. Oct. 16 12 Noon Fri.  Oct. 20
43 12 Noon Tues. Oct. 24 6 Noon Thur.  Oct. 26
46 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 12 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 15
47 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 19 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 22

 

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. Sept. 3, 2017 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 6, 2017
37 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 10 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 13
38 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 17 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 20
39 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 24 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 27
40 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  1 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  4
41 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  8 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  11
42 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  15 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  18
43 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  22 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  25
44 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  29 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 1
45 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 5 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 8
46 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 12 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 15
47 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 19 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 22
48 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 26 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 29

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
19-20 up to 43-44
  Grounds
Grounds below 19-20
  Pull Out
36 6 a.m. Sun Sept. 3, 2017   6 a.m. Mon Sept. 4, 2017   6 a.m. Thurs May 11   6 p.m. Fri. Sept. 8, 2017
37 6 a.m. Sun Sept. 10   6 a.m. Mon Sept. 11   6 a.m. Thurs May 18   6 p.m. Fri Sept. 15
38 6 a.m. Sun Sept. 17   6 a.m. Mon Sept. 18   6 a.m. Thurs May 25   6 p.m. Fri Sept. 22
39 6 a.m. Sun Sept. 24   6 a.m. Mon Sept. 25   6 a.m. Thurs Jun. 01   6 p.m. Fri Sept. 29
40 6 a.m. Sun Oct. 1   6 a.m. Mon Oct. 2   6 a.m. Thurs Jun. 09   6 p.m. Fri Oct. 6
41 6 a.m. Sun Oct. 8   6 a.m. Mon Oct. 9   6 a.m. Thurs Jun. 16   6 p.m. Fri Oct. 13
42 6 a.m. Sun Oct. 15   6 a.m. Mon Oct. 16   6 a.m. Thurs Jun. 22   6 p.m. Fri Oct. 20