Season summaries and agreed fisheries

Below is general information on 2021-22 salmon and steelhead fisheries in Washington waters. More details and regulations for each area are included in the 2021-22 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet. Anglers should also check for any emergency regulation changes before heading out. 

Puget Sound marine areas

Proposed season summaries for fishing in Puget Sound marine areas for the 2022-23 season will be posted as information becomes available. For information about the 2021-22 season, see the Fishing Rules pamphlet.

Columbia River

Proposed season summaries for salmon and steelhead fishing in the Columbia River for the 2022-23 season will be posted as information becomes available. For information about the 2021-22 season, see the Fishing Rules pamphlet.

Coastal fisheries (includes Grays Harbor & Willapa Bay)

Proposed season summaries for salmon and steelhead fishing in coastal fisheries (including Grays Harbor and Willapa Bay) for the 2022-23 season will be posted as information becomes available. For information about the 2021-22 season, see the Fishing Rules pamphlet.

Washington's ocean waters (Marine areas 1-4)

Proposed season summaries for Washington's ocean waters for the 2022-23 season will be posted as information becomes available. For information about the 2021-22 season, see the Fishing Rules pamphlet.

State/Tribal Agreements

The list of agreed fisheries (LOAF) is an annual document that includes a detailed list of fishing seasons and fishery agreements for treaty and non-treaty salmon fisheries in Puget Sound marine and freshwater areas.