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:
2018-2019 Agreement
2017-2018 Agreement
2016-2017 Agreement
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
2006-2007 Agreement
2005-2006 Agreement
2004-2005 Agreement
2003-2004 Agreement
2002-2003 Agreement

2018 Tribal Net Schedules for Coastal Rivers of Washington
Last update: June 25, 2018

North Coast

South Coast


North Coastal Rivers Tribal Net Schedules

2018 Hoh River Steelhead Fishery:

Opens at 10:00 a.m. opening day to 10:00 a.m. closing day.

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
19 10:00 A.M. MON. APR 30 10:00 A.M. TUES MAY 1
20 10:00 A.M. MON. MAY 7 10:00 A.M. TUES MAY 8
21 10:00 A.M. MON. MAY 14 10:00 A.M. TUES MAY 15
22 10:00 A.M. MON. MAY 21 10:00 A.M. WED MAY 23
23 10:00 A.M. MON. MAY 28 10:00 A.M. WED MAY 30
24 10:00 A.M. MON. JUN 4 10:00 A.M. TUES JUN 5
25 10:00 A.M. MON. JUN 11 10:00 A.M. TUES JUN 12
26 10:00 A.M. MON. JUN 18 10:00 A.M. TUES JUN 19
27 10:00 A.M. MON. JUN 25 10:00 A.M. TUES JUN 26
28 10:00 A.M. MON. JUL 2 10:00 A.M. TUES JUL 3
29 CLOSED  
30 CLOSED  
31 CLOSED  
32 CLOSED  
33 CLOSED  
34 CLOSED  
35 CLOSED  

2018 Queets River, Quinault Indian Nation:

Tribal netting opens at 12:00 noon opening day to 12:00 noon on closing day.

Stat
Week
Put In Pull Out
19 CLOSED  
20 CLOSED  
21 CLOSED  
22 CLOSED  
23 CLOSED  
24 CLOSED  
25 CLOSED  
26 CLOSED  
27 CLOSED  
28 CLOSED  
29 CLOSED  
30 CLOSED  
31 CLOSED  
32 CLOSED  
33 CLOSED  
34 CLOSED  

2018 Quillayute River Steelhead Fishery:

Opens at 7:00 a.m. opening day to3:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. on closing day

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
18 7:00 A.M. MON. APR 30 6:00 P.M. WED. MAY 2
19 7:00 A.M. MON. MAY 7 6:00 P.M. WED. MAY 9
20 7:00 A.M. MON. MAY 14 6:00 P.M. WED. MAY 16
21 7:00 A.M. MON. MAY 21 6:00 P.M. WED. MAY 23
22 7:00 A.M. MON. MAY 28 6:00 P.M. TUE. MAY 29
23 7:00 A.M. MON. JUN 4 6:00 P.M. TUE. JUN 5
24 7:00 A.M. MON. JUN 11 6:00 P.M. TUE. JUN 12
25 7:00 A.M. MON. JUN 18 6:00 P.M. TUE. JUN 19
26 7:00 A.M. MON. JUN 25 6:00 P.M. TUE. JUN 26
27 7:00 A.M. MON. JUL 2 12:00 P.M. TUE. JUL 3
28 7:00 A.M. MON. JUL 9 12:00 P.M. TUE. JUL 10
29 7:00 A.M. MON. JUL 16 12:00 P.M. TUE. JUL 17
30 7:00 A.M. MON. JUL 23 12:00 P.M. TUE. JUL 24
31 7:00 A.M. MON. JUL 30 12:00 P.M. TUE. JUL 31
32 7:00 A.M. MON. AUG 6 12:00 P.M. TUE. AUG 7
33 7:00 A.M. MON. AUG 13 12:00 P.M. TUE. AUG 14
34 7:00 A.M. MON. AUG 20 12:00 P.M. TUE. AUG 21
35 7:00 A.M. MON. AUG 27 12:00 P.M. TUE. AUG 28

 

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

2018 Spring/Summer Fishery

  • Maximum mesh size for these openings will be 9 1/4 inches
  • All Green Sturgeon must be released immediately when encountered.

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
26 12 Noon Sun. June 24, 2018 12 Noon Fri. June 29, 2018
27 12 Noon Sun. July 1, 2018 12 Noon Fri.  July 6, 2018
28 12 Noon Sun. July 8, 2018 12 Noon Fri.  July 13, 2018
29 12 Noon Sun. July 15. 2018 12 Noon Fri.  July 20, 2018
30 12 Noon Sun. July 22. 2018 12 Noon Fri.  July 27, 2018
31 12 Noon Sun. July 29, 2018 12 Noon Fri.  August 3, 2018

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
36 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 3, 2017 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 6, 2017
37 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 10 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 13
38 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 17 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 20
39 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 24 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 27
40 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  1 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  4
41 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  8 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  11
42 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  15 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  18
43 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  22 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  25
44 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  29 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 1
45 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 5 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 8
46 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 12 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 15
47 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 19 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 22
48 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 26 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 29

 

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

Spring/Summer Steelhead Season 2018

  • Maximum mesh size for these openings will be 9 1/4 inches.
  • All Green Sturgeon must be released immediately when encountered.

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:

Humptulips

Stat Week Set In Pull Out
26 12 Noon Sun. June 24, 2018 12 Noon Fri.  June 29, 2018
27 12 Noon Sun. July 1, 2018 12 Noon Fri.  July 6
28 12 Noon Sun. July 8, 2018 12 Noon Fri.  July 13
29 12 Noon Sun. July 15. 2018 12 Noon Fri.  July 20
30 12 Noon Sun. July 22. 2018 12 Noon Fri.  July 27
31 12 Noon Sun. July 29, 2018 12 Noon Fri.  August 3

Grays Harbor Area C (North Bay - outside of river)

Stat Week Set In Pull Out
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
36 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 3, 2017 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 6, 2017
37 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 10 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 13
38 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 17 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 20
39 12 Noon Sun. Sept. 24 12 Noon Wed.  Sept. 27
40 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  1 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  4
41 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  8 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  11
42 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  15 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  18
43 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  22 12 Noon Wed.  Oct.  25
44 12 Noon Sun. Oct.  29 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 1
45 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 5 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 8
46 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 12 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 15
47 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 19 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 22
48 12 Noon Sun. Nov. 26 12 Noon Wed.  Nov. 29

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
  Grounds
Grounds below 19-20
  Pull Out
36 6 a.m. Sun Sept. 3, 2017   6 a.m. Mon Sept. 4, 2017   6 a.m. Thurs May 11   6 p.m. Fri. Sept. 8, 2017
37 6 a.m. Sun Sept. 10   6 a.m. Mon Sept. 11   6 a.m. Thurs May 18   6 p.m. Fri Sept. 15
38 6 a.m. Sun Sept. 17   6 a.m. Mon Sept. 18   6 a.m. Thurs May 25   6 p.m. Fri Sept. 22
39 6 a.m. Sun Sept. 24   6 a.m. Mon Sept. 25   6 a.m. Thurs Jun. 01   6 p.m. Fri Sept. 29
40 6 a.m. Sun Oct. 1   6 a.m. Mon Oct. 2   6 a.m. Thurs Jun. 09   6 p.m. Fri Oct. 6
41 6 a.m. Sun Oct. 8   6 a.m. Mon Oct. 9   6 a.m. Thurs Jun. 16   6 p.m. Fri Oct. 13
42 6 a.m. Sun Oct. 15   6 a.m. Mon Oct. 16   6 a.m. Thurs Jun. 22   6 p.m. Fri Oct. 20