Stock Status and Harvest Management Plan For Steelhead Returning to the Chehalis River In the Winter of 2021-22


Published: November 2021

Pages: 9

Author(s): The Quinault Indian Nation Department of Fisheries and The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife


This report provides final stock status information and harvest management plan for the 2021-22 winter steelhead fisheries in the Chehalis River system, jointly managed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the Quinault Indian Nation (QIN).

This report is the result of a joint effort by both parties to design a mutually agreeable management plan for the 2021-22 season that provides sharing and ensures fisheries are regulated and monitored in a manner that promotes conservation of the resource. Only those details pertinent to the operation of the fisheries are reported herein. No part of this management plan, or the basis thereof, shall be construed as setting any precedent for future years except where expressly stated.