Tulalip Terminal Area salmon season opens May 26

May 18, 2023

Tulalip Terminal Area salmon season opens May 26

Action:  Opens salmon fishing in Tulalip Terminal Area Fishery 

Effective date:  May 26 through Sept. 4, 2023

Species affected:  Salmon 

Location:   Tulalip Terminal Area - waters west of Tulalip Bay and within 2,000 feet of shore from the pilings at Old Bower's Resort to a fishing boundary marker approximately 1.4 miles northwest of Hermosa Point and not including waters east of a line drawn from Mission Point to Hermosa Point. 

Rule: Open to salmon fishing between 12:00 a.m. Friday morning to 11:59 a.m. Monday morning each week; closed from 12:00 p.m. Monday through 11:59 p.m. Thursday each week. Exception: closed the day of June 10, 2023.

Daily limit 2. Chinook min. size 22”.  Other salmon species, no min. size. Two-pole fishing allowed with Two-pole endorsement. Release chum.

Reason for action:   This fishery was agreed upon with co-managers in the 2023 North of Falcon season setting process.   

Additional Information:  Fishery will be closed on June 10, 2023 for tribal ceremonial fishing. 

Information contact:  Fish Program, 360 902-2700 


Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on definitions and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at 360-902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call toll free 866-880-5431.

Individuals who need to receive this information in an alternative format, language, or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact the Title VI/ADA Compliance Coordinator by phone at 360-902-2349, TTY (711), or email (Title6@dfw.wa.gov).