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

2016 Tribal Net Schedules for Coastal Rivers of Washington
Last update: January 14, 2016

North Coast

South Coast


North Coastal Rivers Tribal Net Schedules

Hoh River Fishery:

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. 30 10:00 A.M. Thurs. Dec.. 3
50 Closed to Commercial Fishing
51 10:00 A.M. Mon. Dec.. 14 10:00 A.M. Thur. Dec. 17
52 10:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 21 10:00 A.M. Wed Dec. 23
53/1 10:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 28 10:00 A.M. Thur. Dec. 31
2 10:00 A.M. Mon. Jan 4 10:00 A.M. Thur. Jan 7
3 10:00 A.M. Mon. Jan 11 10:00 A.M. Thur. Jan 14
4 10:00 A.M. Mon. Jan 18 10:00 A.M. Wed. Jan 20
5 10:00 A.M. Mon. Jan 25 10:00 A.M. Tues. Jan 26
6 10:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 1 10:00 A.M. Tues. Fe.b 2
7 10:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 8 10:00 A.M. Tues. Fe.b 9
8 10:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 15 10:00 A.M. Tues. Feb. 16
9 10:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 22 10:00 A.M. Tues. Fe.b 23
10 10:00 A.M. Mon. Fe.b 29 10:00 A.M. Tues. Mar. 1
11 10:00 A.M. Mon. Mar. 7 10:00 A.M. Tues. Mar. 8
12 10:00 A.M. Mon. Mar. 14 10:00 A.M. Tues. Mar. 15
13 Closed to Commercial Fishing
14 Closed to Commercial Fishing
15 Closed to Commercial Fishing
16 Closed to Commercial Fishing
17 10:00 A.M. Mon. Apr.L 18 10:00 A.M. Tues. Apr. 19
18 10:00 A.M. Mon. Apr. 25 10:00 A.M. Tues. Apr.. 26
19 Spring/Summer Chinook Season will begin with new regulations

Queets River, Quinault Indian Nation:

Opens at 12:00 noon opening day to 12:00 noon on closing day

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
49 12:00 Noon Sun. Nov. 30 11:59 Night Fri. Dec. 5
50 12:00 Noon Sun. Dec. 7 12:00 Noon Fri. Dec. 12
51 12:00 Noon Sun. Dec. 14 12:00 Noon Fri. Dec. 19
52 12:00 Noon Sun. Dec. 21 12:00 Noon Fri. Dec. 26
53/1 12:00 Noon Sun. Dec. 28 12:00 Noon Fri. Jan. 5
2 12:00 Noon Sun. Jan. 4 12:00 Noon Fri. Jan. 9
3 12:00 Noon Sun. Jan. 11 12:00 Noon Fri. Jan. 16
4 12:00 Noon Sun. Jan. 18 12:00 Noon Fri. Jan. 23
5 12:00 Noon Sun. Jan. 25 12:00 Noon Fri. Jan. 30
6 12:00 Noon Sun. Feb. 1 12:00 Noon Fri. Feb.. 6
7 12:00 Noon Sun. Feb. 8 12:00 Noon Fri. Feb.. 13
8 12:00 Noon Sun. Feb. 15 12:00 Noon Fri. Feb.. 20
9 12:00 Noon Sun. Feb. 22 12:00 Noon Fri. Feb.. 27
10 12:00 Noon Sun. Mar. 1 12:00 Noon Thurs. Mar. 5
11 12:00 Noon Sun. Mar.  8 12:00 Noon Thurs. Mar. 12
12 12:00 Noon Sun. Mar.  15 12:00 Noon Thurs. Mar. 19
13 12:00 Noon Sun. Mar.  22 12:00 Noon Thurs. Mar. 26
14 12:00 Noon Sun. Mar. 29 12:00 Noon Thurs. Apr. 2
15 12:00 Noon Sun. Apr. 5 12:00 Noon Wed. Apr. 8
16 12:00 Noon Sun. Apr. 12 12:00 Noon Wed. Apr. 15
17 12:00 Noon Sun. Apr. 19 12:00 Noon Wed. Apr. 22
18 12:00 Noon Sun. Apr. 26 12:00 Noon Wed. Apr. 29

Quillayute River System:

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. 23 6:00 P.M. Fri. Nov. 28
49 7:00 A.M. Mon. Nov. 30 6:00 P.M. Fri. Dec. 4
50 7:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 7 6:00 P.M. Fri. Dec. 11
51 7:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 14 6:00 P.M. Fri. Dec. 18
52 7:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 21 3:00 P.M. Fri. Dec. 25
53/1 7:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 28 3:00 P.M. Fri. Jan. 1
2 7:00 A.M. Mon. Jan. 4 3:00 P.M. Fri. Jan. 8
3 7:00 A.M. Mon. Jan. 11 3:00 P.M. Fri. Jan. 15
4 7:00 A.M. Mon. Jan. 18 3:00 P.M. Fri. Jan. 22
5 7:00 A.M. Mon. Jan. 25 6:00 P.M. Thur. Jan. 28
6 7:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 1 6:00 P.M. Thur. Feb. 4
7 7:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 8 6:00 P.M. Wed. Feb. 10
8 7:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 15 6:00 P.M. Wed. Feb. 17
9 7:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 22 6:00 P.M. Wed. Feb. 24
10 7:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 29 6:00 P.M. Wed. Mar. 2
11 7:00 A.M. Mon. Mar. 7 6:00 P.M. Wed. Mar. 9
12 7:00 A.M. Mon. Mar. 14 6:00 P.M. Wed. Mar. 16
13 7:00 A.M. Mon. Mar. 21 6:00 P.M. Wed. Mar. 23
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
3 12 Noon Sun 10-Jan-16 12 Noon Fri 15-Jan-16
4 12 Noon Sun 17-Jan-16 12 Noon Fri 22-Jan-16
5 12 Noon Sun 24-Jan-16 12 Noon Fri 29-Jan-16
6 12 Noon Sun 31-Jan-16 12 Noon Fri 5-Feb-16
7 12 Noon Sun 7-Feb-16 12 Noon Fri 12-Feb-16
8 12 Noon Sun 14-Feb-16 12 Noon Fri 19-Feb-16
9 12 Noon Sun 21-Feb-16 12 Noon Fri 26-Feb-16
10 12 Noon Sun 28-Feb-16 12 Noon Fri 4-Mar-16
11 12 Noon Sun 6-Mar-16 12 Noon Fri 11-Mar-16
12 12 Noon Sun 13-Mar-16 12 Noon Fri 18-Mar-16
13 12 Noon Sun 20-Mar-16 12 Noon Fri 25-Mar-16
14 12 Noon Sun 27-Mar-16 12 Noon Fri 1-Apr-16
15 12 Noon Sun 3-Apr-16 12 Noon Fri 8-Apr-16
16 12 Noon Sun 10-Apr-16 12 Noon Fri 15-Apr-16
17 12 Noon Sun 17-Apr-16 12 Noon Fri 22-Apr-16
18 12 Noon Sun 24-Apr-16 12 Noon Fri 29-Apr-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
49 Sun. 12 pm Noon 29-Nov-15 Wed 12 pm Noon 2-Dec-15
50 Sun. 12 pm Noon 6-Dec-15 Wed 12 pm Noon 9-Dec-15
51 Sun. 12 pm Noon 13-Dec-15 Wed 12 pm Noon 16-Dec-15
52 Sun. 12 pm Noon 20-Dec-15 Wed 12 pm Noon 23-Dec-15
53/01 Sun. 12 pm Noon 27-Dec-15 Wed 12 pm Noon 30-Dec-15
2 Sun. 12 pm Noon 3-Jan-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 6-Jan-16
3 Sun. 12 pm Noon 10-Jan-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 13-Jan-16
4 Sun. 12 pm Noon 17-Jan-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 20-Jan-16
5 Sun. 12 pm Noon 24-Jan-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 27-Jan-16
6 Sun. 12 pm Noon 31-Jan-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 3-Feb-16
7 Sun. 12 pm Noon 7-Feb-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 10-Feb-16
8 Sun. 12 pm Noon 14-Feb-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 17-Feb-16
9 Sun. 12 pm Noon 21-Feb-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 24-Feb-16

 

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

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:
Stat Week Set In Pull Out
3 12 Noon Sun 10-Jan-16 12 Noon Fri 15-Jan-16
4 12 Noon Sun 17-Jan-16 12 Noon Fri 22-Jan-16
5 12 Noon Sun 24-Jan-16 12 Noon Fri 29-Jan-16
6 12 Noon Sun 31-Jan-16 12 Noon Fri 5-Feb-16
7 12 Noon Sun 7-Feb-16 12 Noon Fri 12-Feb-16
8 12 Noon Sun 14-Feb-16 12 Noon Fri 19-Feb-16
9 12 Noon Sun 21-Feb-16 12 Noon Fri 26-Feb-16
10 12 Noon Sun 28-Feb-16 12 Noon Fri 4-Mar-16
11 12 Noon Sun 6-Mar-16 12 Noon Fri 11-Mar-16
12 12 Noon Sun 13-Mar-16 12 Noon Fri 18-Mar-16
13 12 Noon Sun 20-Mar-16 12 Noon Fri 25-Mar-16
14 12 Noon Sun 27-Mar-16 12 Noon Fri 1-Apr-16
15 12 Noon Sun 3-Apr-16 12 Noon Fri 8-Apr-16
16 12 Noon Sun 10-Apr-16 12 Noon Fri 15-Apr-16
17 12 Noon Sun 17-Apr-16 12 Noon Fri 22-Apr-16
18 12 Noon Sun 24-Apr-16 12 Noon Fri 29-Apr-16

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
49 Sun. 12 pm Noon 29-Nov-15 Wed 12 pm Noon 2-Dec-15
50 Sun. 12 pm Noon 6-Dec-15 Wed 12 pm Noon 9-Dec-15
51 Sun. 12 pm Noon 13-Dec-15 Wed 12 pm Noon 16-Dec-15
52 Sun. 12 pm Noon 20-Dec-15 Wed 12 pm Noon 23-Dec-15
53/01 Sun. 12 pm Noon 27-Dec-15 Wed 12 pm Noon 30-Dec-15
2 Sun. 12 pm Noon 3-Jan-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 6-Jan-16
3 Sun. 12 pm Noon 10-Jan-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 13-Jan-16
4 Sun. 12 pm Noon 17-Jan-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 20-Jan-16
5 Sun. 12 pm Noon 24-Jan-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 27-Jan-16
6 Sun. 12 pm Noon 31-Jan-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 3-Feb-16
7 Sun. 12 pm Noon 7-Feb-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 10-Feb-16
8 Sun. 12 pm Noon 14-Feb-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 17-Feb-16
9 Sun. 12 pm Noon 21-Feb-16 Wed 12 pm Noon 24-Feb-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
3 6 a.m. Sun 10-Jan-16 6 a.m. Mon 11-Jan-16 6 a.m. Tues. 12-Jan-16 4 p.m. Fri 15-Jan-16
4 6 a.m. Sun 17-Jan-16 6 a.m. Mon 18-Jan-16 6 a.m. Tues. 19-Jan-16 4 p.m. Fri 22-Jan-16
5 6 a.m. Sun 24-Jan-16 6 a.m. Mon 25-Jan-16 6 a.m. Tues. 26-Jan-16 4 p.m. Fri 29-Jan-16
6 6 a.m. Sun 31-Jan-16 6 a.m. Mon 1-Feb-16 6 a.m. Tues. 2-Feb-16 6 p.m. Fri 5-Feb-16
7 6 a.m. Sun 7-Feb-16 6 a.m. Mon 8-Feb-16 6 a.m. Tues. 9-Feb-16 6 p.m. Fri 12-Feb-16
8 6 a.m. Sun 14-Feb-16 6 a.m. Mon 15-Feb-16 6 a.m. Tues. 16-Feb-16 6 p.m. Fri 19-Feb-16
9 6 a.m. Sun 21-Feb-16 6 a.m. Mon 22-Feb-16 6 a.m. Tues. 23-Feb-16 6 p.m. Thurs 25-Feb-16
10 6 a.m. Sun 28-Feb-16 6 a.m. Mon 29-Feb-16 6 a.m. Tues. 1-Mar-16 6 p.m. Thurs 3-Mar-16
11 6 a.m. Sun 6-Mar-16 6 a.m. Mon 7-Mar-16 6 a.m. Tues. 8-Mar-16 6 p.m. Thurs 10-Mar-16
12 6 a.m. Sun 13-Mar-16 6 a.m. Mon 14-Mar-16 6 a.m. Tues. 15-Mar-16 6 p.m. Thurs 17-Mar-16
13 6 a.m. Sun 20-Mar-16 6 a.m. Mon 21-Mar-16 6 a.m. Tues. 22-Mar-16 6 p.m. Thurs 24-Mar-16
14 6 a.m. Sun 27-Mar-16 6 a.m. Mon 28-Mar-16 6 a.m. Mon 28-Mar-16 6 p.m. Wed 30-Mar-16
15 6 a.m. Sun 3-Apr-16 6 a.m. Mon 4-Apr-16 6 a.m. Mon 4-Apr-16 6 p.m. Wed 6-Apr-16
16 6 a.m. Sun 10-Apr-16 6 a.m. Mon 11-Apr-16 6 a.m. Mon 11-Apr-16 6 p.m. Wed 13-Apr-16
17 6 a.m. Sun 17-Apr-16 6 a.m. Mon 18-Apr-16 6 a.m. Mon 18-Apr-16 6 p.m. Wed 20-Apr-16
18 6 a.m. Sun 24-Apr-16 6 a.m. Mon 25-Apr-16 6 a.m. Mon 25-Apr-16 6 p.m. Wed 27-Apr-16