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

2015 Tribal Net Schedules for Coastal Rivers of Washington
Last update: May 6, 2015

North Coast

South Coast


North Coastal Rivers Tribal Net Schedules

Hoh River Fishery:

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

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
10 10:00 A.M. Mon. March. 2 10:00 A.M. Tues. March 3
11 CLOSED TO COMMERCIAL FISHING
12 10:00 A.M. Mon. March 16 10:00 A.M. Tues. March 17
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. April 20 10:00 A.M. Tues. April. 21
18 10:00 A.M. Mon. April 27 10:00 A.M. Tues. April 28
19 Spring/Summer Chinook Season will begin with new regulations

 

Queets River, Quinault Indian Nation:

Tribal netting will begin at Noon on opening days and pull out at Noon on closing day
Stat Week Put In Pull Out
9 12:00 Noon Sun. February. 22 12:00 Noon Fri. February 27
10 12:00 Noon Sun. March 1 12:00 Noon Thurs. March 5
11 12:00 Noon Sun. March  8 12:00 Noon Thurs. March 12
12 12:00 Noon Sun. March  15 12:00 Noon Thurs. March 19
13 12:00 Noon Sun. March  22 12:00 Noon Thurs. March 26
14 12:00 Noon Sun. March 29 12:00 Noon Thurs. April 2
15 12:00 Noon Sun. April 5 12:00 Noon Wed. April 8
16 12:00 Noon Sun. April 12 12:00 Noon Wed. April 15
17 12:00 Noon Sun. April 19 12:00 Noon Wed. April 22
18 12:00 Noon Sun. April 26 12:00 Noon Wed. April 29

 

Quillayute River System:

Opens 7:00 a.m. on specified opening days of schedule for each week
Closes at 6:00 p.m. on specified closing days of schedule for each week

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
10 7:00 A.M. Mon. March 2 6:00 P.M. Wed. March 4
11 7:00 A.M. Mon. March 9 6:00 P.M. Wed. March 11
12 7:00 A.M. Mon. March 16 6:00 P.M. Wed. March 18
13 7:00 A.M. Mon. March 23 6:00 P.M. Wed. March 25
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 that part of 2D lying east of the north to south line at Longitude 123 degrees, 58' W (line lies approx. 0.6 miles west of the Moon Island Airfield) will be open for commercial gillnet fishing for authorized Quinault Tribal Fishers according to the following schedule:
Stat Week Set In Pull Out
19 12 pm  Noon Sun 3-May-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 8-May-15
20 12 pm  Noon Sun 10-May-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 15-May-15
21 12 pm  Noon Sun 17-May-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 22-May-15
22 12 pm  Noon Sun 24-May-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 29-May-15
23 12 pm  Noon Sun 31-May-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 5-Jun-15
24 12 pm  Noon Sun 7-Jun-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 12-Jun-15
25 12 pm  Noon Sun 14-Jun-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 19-Jun-15
26 12 pm  Noon Sun 21-Jun-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 26-Jun-15
27 12 pm  Noon Sun 28-Jun-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 3-Jul-15
28 12 pm  Noon Sun 5-Jul-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 10-Jul-15
29 12 pm  Noon Sun 12-Jul-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 17-Jul-15
30 12 pm  Noon Sun 19-Jul-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 24-Jul-15
31 12 pm  Noon Sun 26-Jul-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 31-Jul-15

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

  • This includes the area for Grays Harbor Area 2C lying south of Breckinridge Bluff (south of the line running due east to west for Breckinridge Bluff) for weeks 19 - 26. Beginning week 27 the fishing area will be restricted to that area of 2C lying north of Breckinridge Bluff. This will be open for commercial gillnet fishing for authorized Quinault Tribal Fishers according to the following schedule:
Stat Week Set In Pull Out
19 12 pm  Noon Sun 3-May-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 8-May-15
20 12 pm  Noon Sun 10-May-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 15-May-15
21 12 pm  Noon Sun 17-May-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 22-May-15
22 12 pm  Noon Sun 24-May-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 29-May-15
23 12 pm  Noon Sun 31-May-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 5-Jun-15
24 12 pm  Noon Sun 7-Jun-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 12-Jun-15
25 12 pm  Noon Sun 14-Jun-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 19-Jun-15
26 12 pm  Noon Sun 21-Jun-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 26-Jun-15
27 12 pm  Noon Sun 28-Jun-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 3-Jul-15
28 12 pm  Noon Sun 5-Jul-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 10-Jul-15
29 12 pm  Noon Sun 12-Jul-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 17-Jul-15
30 12 pm  Noon Sun 19-Jul-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 24-Jul-15
31 12 pm  Noon Sun 26-Jul-15 12 pm  Noon Fri 31-Jul-15

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 below
43-44 Set-in
  Pull Out
19 6:00 AM Mon, May 4 6:00 AM Tues, May 5 6:00 PM Thurs, May 7
20 6:00 AM Mon, May 11 6:00 AM Tues, May 12 6:00 PM Thurs, May 14
21 6:00 AM Mon, May 18 6:00 AM Tues, May 19 12 Noon Fri, May 22
22 6:00 AM Mon, May 25 6:00 AM Tues, May 26 12 Noon Fri, May 29
23 6:00 AM Mon, June 1 6:00 AM Tues, June 2 12 Noon Fri, June 5
24 6:00 AM Mon, June 8 6:00 AM Tues, June 9  12 Noon Fri, June 12
25 6:00 AM Mon, June 15 6:00 AM Tues, June 16 12 Noon Fri, June 19
26 6:00 AM Mon, June 22 6:00 AM Tues, June 23 6:00 PM Thurs, June 25