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 am, Monday, 4/29 10 am, Wednesday, 5/1
19 10 am, Monday, 5/06 10 am, Tuesday, 5/8
20 10 am, Monday, 5/13 10 am, Wednesday, 5/15
21 10 am, Monday, 5/20 10 am, Tuesday, 5/21
22 10 am, Monday, 5/27 10 am, Tuesday, 5/28
23 10 am, Monday, 6/03 10 am, Tuesday, 6/04
24 10 am, Monday, 6/10 10 am, Tuesday, 6/11
25 10 am, Monday, 6/17 10 am, 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 

The tribal commercial fishery in the Queets is closed until fall salmon returns commence.

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
48 12 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 25 12 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28
49 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2 12 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7
50 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec.9 12 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14
51 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec.16 12 p.m., Friday, Dec. 21
52 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 23 12 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28
53/01 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec.30 12 p.m., Friday, Jan. 4
2 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 6 12 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11 
3 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13 12 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18 
4 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20 12 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25
5 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 12 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1
6 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 3 12 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8
7 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 12 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14

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

 

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 Winter 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
48 12 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 25 12 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30
49 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2 12 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7
50 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9 12 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14
51 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 12 p.m., Friday, Dec. 21
52 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 23 12 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28
53/01 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30 12 p.m., Friday, Jan. 4
2 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 6 12 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11
3 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13 12 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18
4 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20 12 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25
5 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 12 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1
6 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 3 12 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8
7 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 12 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15

 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
49 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2 12 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5
50 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9 12 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12
51 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 12 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19
52 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 23 12 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26
53/01 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30 12 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2
2 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 6 12 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9
3 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13 12 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16
4 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20 12 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23
5 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 12 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30
6 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 3 12 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6
7 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 12 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13
8 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17 12 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20
9 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24 12 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27

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

2019 Summer 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
23 12 p.m., Sun. June 2 12 p.m., Thur. June 6
24 12 p.m., Sun. June 9 12 p.m., Thur. June 13
25 12 p.m., Sun. June 16 12 p.m., Thur. June 20
26 12 p.m., Sun. June 23 12 p.m., Thur. June 27
27 12 p.m., Sun. June 30 12 p.m., Thur. July 4
28 12 p.m., Sun. July 7 12 p.m., Thur. July 11
29 12 p.m., Sun. July 14 12 p.m., Thur. July 18
30 12 p.m., Sun. July 21 12 p.m., Thur. July 25
31 12 p.m., Sun. July 28 12 p.m., Thur. August 1

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

Stat Week Set In Pull Out
22 12 p.m., Wed. May 29, 2019 12 p.m., Fri. May 31, 2019
23 12 p.m., Sun. June 2 12 p.m., Fri. June 7
24 12 p.m., Sun. June 9 12 p.m., Fri. June 14
25 12 p.m., Sun. June 16 12 p.m., Fri. June 21
26 12 p.m., Sun. June 23 12 p.m., Fri. June 28
27 12 p.m., Sun. June 30 12 p.m., Fri. July 5
28 12 p.m., Sun. July 7 12 p.m., Fri. July 12
29 12p.m., Sun. July 14 12 p.m., Fri. July 19
30 12 p.m., Sun. July 21 12 p.m., Fri. July 26
31 12 p.m., Sun. July 28 12 p.m., Fri. August 2

 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
49 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2 12 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5
50 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9 12 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12
51 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 12 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19
52 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 23 12 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26
53/01 12 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30 12 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2
2 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 6 12 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9
3 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13 12 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16
4 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20 12 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23
5 12 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 12 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30
6 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 3 12 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6
7 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 12 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13
8 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17 12 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20
9 12 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24 12 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27

 Quinault River

  • Mesh size is optional

The Quinault River fishing schedule will be as follows:

Stat Week Grounds 43-44 and above Grounds 19-20 up to 43-44 Grounds below 19-20 All Fishers and Grounds
35 6 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 25 6 a.m., Monday, Aug. 26 6 a.m., Monday, Aug. 26 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28
36 6 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 1 6 a.m., Monday, Sept. 2 6 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3 6 p.m., Thursday,Sept. 5
37 6 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 8 6 a.m., Monday, Sept. 9 6 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12
38 6 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 15 6 a.m., Monday, Sept. 16 6 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19
39 6 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 22 6 a.m., Monday, Sept. 23 6 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26
40 6 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 29 6 a.m., Monday, Sept. 30 6 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 1 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3
41 6 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 6 6 a.m., Monday, Oct. 7 6 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10
42 6 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 6 a.m., Monday, Oct. 14 6 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17
43 6 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 20 6 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21 6 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24
44 6 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 27 6 a.m., Monday, Oct. 28 6 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31
45 6 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 3 6 a.m., Monday, Nov. 4 6 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7
46 6 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 10 6 a.m., Monday, Nov. 11 6 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14
47 6 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 17 6 a.m., Monday, Nov. 18 6 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21

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.