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:
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

2014 Tribal Net Schedules for Coastal Rivers of Washington
Last update: December 22, 2014

North Coast

South Coast

 


North Coastal Rivers Tribal Net Schedules

Hoh River Fishery:

Hoh River Fall Fishery:

Opening and closing times are 10 a.m. opening day to 10:00 a.m. closing day

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
40 10:00 AM Mon. Sept. 29 10:00 AM Tues. Sept. 30
41 10:00 AM Mon. Oct.. 6 10:00 AM Wed. Oct. 8
42 10:00 AM Mon. Oct. 13 10:00 AM Thurs. Oct. 16
43 10:00 AM Mon. Oct. 20 10:00 AM Wed. Oct. 22
44 10:00 AM Mon. Oct. 27 10:00 AM Thurs. Oct. 30
45 10:00 AM Mon. Nov. 3 10:00 AM Tues. Nov. 4
46 10:00 AM Mon. Nov. 10 10:00 AM Tues. Nov. 11
47 10:00 AM Mon. Nov. 17 10:00 AM Tues. Nov. 18
48 CLOSED  
49 10:00 AM Mon. Dec. 1 10:00 AM Thurs. Dec. 4
50 10:00 AM Mon. Dec. 8 10:00 AM Thurs. Dec. 11
51 10:00 AM Mon. Dec. 15 10:00 AM Thurs. Dec. 18
52 10:00 AM Mon. Dec. 22 10:00 AM Thurs. Dec. 25
53-1 10:00 AM Mon. Dec. 29 10:00 AM Thurs. Jan. 1
2 10:00 AM Mon. Jan.  5 10:00 AM Thurs. Jan. 8
3 10:00 AM Mon. Jan. 12 10:00 AM Wed. Jan. 14

 

Queets River, Quinault Indian Nation:

Tribal netting will begin at Noon on opening days and pull out at Noon on closing day

Fall Fishery:

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
36 12:00 Noon Sun. Aug. 31 12:00 Noon Fri. Sept. 5
37 12:00 Noon Sun. Sept. 7 12:00 Noon Fri. Sept. 12
38 12:00 Noon Sun. Sept. 14 12:00 Noon Fri. Sept. 19
39 12:00 Noon Sun. Sept. 21 12:00 Noon Fri. Sept. 26
40 12:00 Noon Sun. Sept. 28 12:00 Noon Fri. Oct. 3
41 12:00 Noon Sun. Oct.  5 12:00 Noon Tues. Oct. 7
42 12:00 Noon Sun. Oct.  12 12:00 Noon Mon.. Oct. 13
43 12:00 Noon Sun. Oct.  19 12:00 Noon Tues. Oct. 21
44 CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
45 CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
46 CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
47 12:00 Noon Sun. Nov. 16 12:00 Noon Sat. Nov. 18
48 12:00 Noon Sun. Nov. 23 12:00 Noon Sat. Nov. 25

 

Quillayute River System:

Fall Fishery:

Opens 7:00 a.m. on specified opening days of schedule for each week
Closes at 7:00 p.m. on specified closing days of schedule for each week

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
36 7:00 AM Mon. Sept. 1 7:00 PM Thur. Sept. 4
37 7:00 AM Mon. Sept. 8 7:00 PM Thur. Sept. 11
38 7:00 AM Mon. Sept. 15 7:00 PM Thur. Sep.. 18
39 7:00 AM Mon. Sept.. 22 7:00 PM Thur. Sept. 25
40 7:00 AM Mon. Sept.. 29 7:00 PM Wed. Oct. 1
41 7:00 AM Mon. Oct. 6 7:00 PM Wed. Oct. 8
42 7:00 AM Mon. Oct. 13 7:00 PM Wed. Oct. 15
43 7:00 AM Mon. Oct. 20 7:00 PM Wed. Oct. 22
44 7:00 AM Mon. Oct. 27 7:00 PM Tues. Oct. 28
45 7:00 AM Mon. Nov. 3 7:00 PM Wed. Nov. 5
46 7:00 AM Mon. Nov. 10 7:00 PM Wed. Nov. 12
47 7:00 AM Mon. Nov. 17 7:00 PM Wed. Nov. 19
48 7:00 AM Mon. Nov. 24 7:00 PM Fri. Nov. 28
49 7:00 AM Mon. Dec. 1 7:00 PM Fri. Dec. 5
50 7:00 AM Mon. Dec. 8 7:00 PM Fri. Dec.12
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
48 12 pm  Noon Sun Nov. 23, 2014 12 pm  Noon Wed Nov. 26, 2014
49 12 pm  Noon Sun Nov. 30 12 pm  Noon Fri Dec. 5
50 12 pm  Noon Sun Dec. 7 12 pm  Noon Fri Dec. 12
51 12 pm  Noon Sun Dec. 14 12 pm  Noon Fri Dec. 19
52 12 pm  Noon Sun Dec. 21 12 pm  Noon Wed Dec. 24

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, 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
48 12 pm  Noon Sun Nov. 23, 2014 12 pm  Noon Fri Nov. 28, 2014
49 12 pm  Noon Sun Nov. 30 12 pm  Noon Fri Dec. 5
50 12 pm  Noon Sun Dec. 7 12 pm  Noon Fri Dec. 12
51 12 pm  Noon Sun Dec. 14 12 pm  Noon Fri Dec. 19
52 12 pm  Noon Sun Dec. 21 12 pm  Noon Fri Dec. 26

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 19-20
up to 43-44 Set-in
  Grounds below
19-20 Set-in
  Pull Out
42 6:00 AM Sun, Oct. 12 6:00 AM Mon, Oct. 13 6:00 AM Tues, Oct. 14 6:00 PM Thurs., Oct. 16
43 6:00 AM Sun, Oct. 19 6:00 AM Mon, Oct. 20 6:00 AM Tues, Oct. 21 6:00 PM Thurs., Oct. 23