Tribal net schedules for coastal rivers

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, please contact:

Fish Program
WDFW Region 6
Montesano, WA
360-249-4628
360-586-6129

North Coastal Rivers Tribal Net Schedules

2019 Hoh River steelhead fishery

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

Note: Several wild Chinook have been set aside by the Hoh Tribe for Ceremonial and Subsistence (C&S) fisheries, which are scheduled by Tribal permit issued to individual fishermen, and may occur on days other than those listed.

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
18 10 a.m., Monday, 4/29 10 a.m., Wednesday, 5/1
19 10 a.m., Monday, 5/06 10 a.m., Tuesday, 5/8
20 10 a.m., Monday, 5/13 10 a.m., Wednesday, 5/15
21 10 a.m., Monday, 5/20 10 a.m., Tuesday, 5/21
22 10 a.m., Monday, 5/27 10 a.m., Tuesday, 5/28
23 10 a.m., Monday, 6/03 10 a.m., Tuesday, 6/04
24 10 a.m., Monday, 6/10 10 a.m., Tuesday, 6/11
25 10 a.m., Monday, 6/17 10 a.m., Tuesday, 6/18
26 Closed  
27 Closed  
28 Closed  
29 Closed  
30 Closed  
31 Closed  
32 Closed  
33 Closed  
34 Closed  
35 Closed  

2019 Queets River, Quinault Indian Nation 

2019 Fall/Winter Fishery

  • Maximum mesh size for these openings will be 6 1/2 inches
Stat Week Put In Pull Out
36 12 noon, Sunday, Sep. 1, 2019 12 noon, Friday, Sep. 6, 2019
37 12 noon, Sunday, Sep. 8 12 noon, Friday, Sep. 13
38 12 noon, Sunday, Sep. 15 12 noon, Friday, Sep. 20
39 12 noon, Sunday, Sep. 22 12 noon, Thursday, Sep. 27
40 12 noon, Sunday, Sep. 29 12 noon, Wednesday, Oct. 2
41 12 noon, Sunday, Oct. 6 12 noon, Monday, Oct. 8
42 12 noon, Sunday, Oct. 13 12 noon, Monday, Oct. 14
43 12 noon, Sunday, Oct. 20 12 noon, Monday, Oct. 21
44 12 noon, Sunday, Oct. 27 12 noon, Monday, Oct. 28
45 12 noon, Sunday, Nov. 3 12 noon, Tuesday, Nov. 5
46 12 noon, Sunday, Nov. 10 12 noon, Tuesday, Nov. 12
47 12 noon, Sunday, Nov. 07 12 noon, Tuesday, Nov. 19
48 12 noon, Sunday, Nov. 24 12 noon, Wednesday, Nov. 27
49 12 noon, Sunday, Dec. 1 12 noon, Friday, Dec. 6
50 12 noon, Sunday, Dec. 8 12 noon, Friday, Dec.13
51 12 noon, Sunday, Dec. 15 12 noon, Friday, Dec. 20

 2019 Quillayute River Steelhead Fishery

Opens at 6 or 7:00 a.m. opening day to 3:00 or 6:00 p.m. on closing day

Stat Week Put In

Pull Out

18 12:01 a.m., Monday, 4/29 noon, Wednesday, 5/1
19 12:01 a.m., Monday, 5/06 noon, Wednesday, 5/8
20 12:01 a.m., Monday, 5/13 noon, Wednesday, 5/15
21 12:01 a.m., Monday, 5/20 noon, Wednesday, 5/21
22 12:01 a.m., Monday, 5/27 noon, Tuesday, 5/28
23 12:01 a.m., Monday, 6/03 noon, Tuesday, 6/04
24 12:01 a.m., Monday, 6/10 noon, Tuesday, 6/11
25 7:00 a.m., Monday, 6/17 7 p.m., Tuesday, 6/18
26 7:00 a.m., Monday, 6/24 7 p.m., Tuesday, 6/25
27 7:00 a.m., Monday, 7/01 7 p.m., Tuesday, 7/02
28 7:00 a.m., Monday, 7/08 noon, Tuesday, 7/09
29 7:00 a.m., Monday, 7/15 noon, Tuesday, 7/16
30 7:00 a.m., Monday, 7/22 noon, Tuesday, 7/23
31 7:00 a.m., Monday, 7/29 noon, Tuesday, 7/30
32 7:00 a.m., Monday, 8/05 noon, Tuesday, 8/06
33 7:00 a.m., Monday, 8/12 noon, Tuesday, 8/13
34 7:00 a.m., Monday, 8/19 noon, Tuesday, 8/20
35 7:00 a.m., Monday, 8/26 noon, Tuesday, 8/27

2019 Quillayute River Fall IGN Fishery

Stat Week Put in Pull out Comment
36 6:00 a.m., Monday, 9/2 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, 9/3  
37 6:00 a.m., Monday, 9/9 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, 9/10  
38 6:00 a.m., Monday, 9/16 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, 9/17  
39 6:00 a.m., Monday, 9/23 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, 9/24  
40 6:00 a.m., Monday, 9/30 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, 10/1 Additional gear restrictions
41 6:00 a.m., Monday, 10/7 6:00 p.m., Monday, 10/7 Additional gear restrictions
42 6:00 a.m., Monday, 10/14 6:00 p.m., Monday, 10/14 Additional gear restrictions
43 6:00 a.m., Monday, 10/21 6:00 p.m., Monday, 10/21 Additional gear restrictions
44 6:00 a.m., Monday, 10/28 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, 10/29 Additional gear restrictions
45 6:00 a.m., Monday, 11/4 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, 11/5 Additional gear restrictions
46 6:00 a.m., Monday, 11/11 6:00 p.m., Thursday, 11/14 Additional gear restrictions
47 6:00 a.m., Monday, 11/18 6:00 p.m., Friday, 11/22  
48 7:00 a.m., Monday, 11/25 3:00 p.m., Friday, 11/29  
49 7:00 a.m., Monday, 12/2 3:00 p.m., Friday, 12/6  
50 7:00 a.m., Monday, 12/9 3:00 p.m., Friday, 12/13  

Open Fishing Area

Quillayute River, from mouth upstream to confluence of Bogachiel and Sol Duc rivers

Opening/Closing Periods for 9/2/2019 through 11/22/2019

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

Opening/Closing Periods for 11/25/2019 through 12/13/2019

Opens at 7 a.m. on specified opening days of schedule for each week
Closes at 3 p.m. on specified opening days of schedule for each week
Weeks 48-50 may be subject to change at a later date

Gear Restrictions

One net set only, set or drift, per fisherman
All other regulations as per Quileute Tribal Fish Ordinances

Additional Gear Restrictions for weeks 40-46

Max of 5 3/4" single strand monofilament mesh
Set net only
25 fathom max net length

Note:

  1. From Harbor Entrance to the mouth of the Quillayute River both sides, reflective tape or lighted device must be attached to the end of the net closest to the Navigational Channel.
  2. Schedule may be modified for conservation or other management requirements. Schedule adjustments or closures will be posted.

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

2019 Fall Fishery

  • Maximum mesh size for these openings will be 6 1/2 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
40 12:00 Noon, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 02, 2019
41 12:00 Noon, Sunday, Oct. 06 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 09
42 12:00 Noon, Sunday, Oct. 13 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 16
43 Closed Closed
44 Closed Closed
45 12:00 Noon, Sunday, Nov. 03 12:00 Noon, Thursday, Nov. 07
46 12:00 Noon, Sunday, Nov. 10 12:00 Noon, Thursday, Nov. 14
47 12:00 Noon, Sunday, Nov. 17 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, Nov. 19
48 12:00 Noon, Sunday, Nov. 24 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, Nov. 27
49 12:00 Noon, Sunday, Dec. 1 12:00 Noon, Friday, Dec. 6
50 12:00 Noon, Sunday, Dec. 8 12:00 Noon, Friday, Dec. 13
51 12:00 Noon, Sunday, Dec. 15 12:00 Noon, Friday, Dec. 20

 Copalis River

  • Maximum mesh size restriction of 6 1/2 inches

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 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
37 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 8 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Sept. 11
38 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 15 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Sept. 18
39 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 22 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Sept. 25
40 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 29 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Oct. 2
41 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 6 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Oct. 9
42 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Oct. 16
43 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 20 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Oct. 23
44 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 27 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Oct. 30
45 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 3 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Nov. 6
46 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 10 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Nov. 13
47 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 17 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Nov. 20
48 8:00 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 24 8:00 a.m., Wednesday,, Nov. 27
49 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 1 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4
50 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11
51 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18
52 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 22 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 25
53/1 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 29 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
2 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8
3 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 12 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15
4 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 19 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22
5 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 26 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29
6 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 2 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5
7 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 9 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12
8 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19
9 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 23 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26

 Humptulips River AND Grays Harbor Area 2C (North Bay) (outside of river)

2019 Fall/Winter Season

  • Maximum mesh size for these openings will be 6 1/2 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
40 3:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
41 10:00 a.m., Monday, Oct. 7 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 10
42 2:00 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16
43 9:00 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21 9:00 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 24
44 1:00 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 27 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30
45 8:00 a.m., Monday, Nov. 4 8:00 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 7
46 12:00 noon, Sunday, Nov. 10 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Nov. 13
47 12:00 noon, Sunday, Nov. 17 12:00 noon, Tuesday, Nov. 19
48 12:00 noon, Sunday, Nov. 24 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Nov. 27
49 12:00 noon, Sunday, Dec. 1 12:00 noon, Friday, Dec. 6
50 12:00 noon, Sunday, Dec. 8 12:00 noon, Friday, Dec. 13
51 12:00 noon, Sunday, Dec. 15 12:00 noon, Friday, Dec. 20

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

Stat Week Set In Pull Out
40 2:00 p.m., Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
41 9:00 a.m., Monday, Oct. 7 9:00 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 10
42 1:00 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16
43 12:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 21 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24
44 12:00 noon, Sunday, Oct. 27 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Oct. 30
45 12:00 noon, Monday, Nov. 4 12:00 noon, Thursday, Nov. 7
46 12:00 noon, Sunday, Nov. 10 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Nov. 13
47 12:00 noon, Sunday, Nov. 17 12:00 noon, Tuesday, Nov. 19
48 12:00 noon, Sunday, Nov. 24 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Nov. 27
49 12:00 noon, Sunday, Dec. 1 12:00 noon, Friday, Dec. 6
50 12:00 noon, Sunday, Dec. 8 12:00 noon, Friday, Dec. 13
51 12:00 noon, Sunday, Dec. 15 12:00 noon, Friday, Dec. 20
     

 Moclips River

  • Maximum mesh size restriction of 6 1/2 inches

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 12:00 noon, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
37 12:00 noon, Sunday, Sept. 8 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Sept. 11
38 12:00 noon, Sunday, Sept. 15 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Sept. 18
39 12:00 noon, Sunday, Sept. 22 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Sept. 25
40 12:00 noon, Sunday, Sept. 29 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Oct. 2
41 12:00 noon, Sunday, Oct. 6 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Oct. 9
42 12:00 noon, Sunday, Oct. 13 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Oct. 16
43 12:00 noon, Sunday, Oct. 20 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Oct. 23
44 12:00 noon, Sunday, Oct. 27 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Oct. 30
45 12:00 noon, Sunday, Nov. 3 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Nov. 6
46 12:00 noon, Sunday, Nov. 10 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Nov. 13
47 12:00 noon, Sunday, Nov. 17 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Nov. 20
48 12:00 noon, Sunday, Nov. 24 12:00 noon, Wednesday, Nov. 27
49 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 1 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4
50 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11
51 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18
52 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 22 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 25
53/1 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 29 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
2 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8
3 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 12 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15
4 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 19 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22
5 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 26 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29
6 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 2 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5
7 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 9 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12
8 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19
9 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 23 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26

 Quinault River

  • Mesh size is optional

The Quinault River fishing schedule will be as follows:

Stat Week Grounds 43-44 and above
Set In
Grounds below 43-44
Set In
All Fishers and Grounds
Pull Out
48 6 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 24 6 a.m., Monday, Nov. 25 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 27
49 6 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 1 6 a.m., Monday, Dec. 2 4 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6
50 6 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 8 6 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9 4 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13
51 6 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 15 6 a.m., Monday, Dec. 16 4 p.m., Friday, Dec. 20

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.