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:
2017-2018 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

2017 Tribal Net Schedules for Coastal Rivers of Washington
Last update: June 12, 2017

North Coast

South Coast


North Coastal Rivers Tribal Net Schedules

Hoh River Fishery:

Tribal netting 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. MAY 1 10:00 A.M. WED. MAY 3
20 10:00 A.M. MON. MAY 8 10:00 A.M. WED. MAY 10
21 10:00 A.M. MON. MAY 15 10:00 A.M. TUE. MAY 16
22 10:00 A.M. MON. MAY 22 10:00 A.M. TUE. MAY 23
23 10:00 A.M. MON. MAY 29 10:00 A.M. TUE. MAY 30
24 10:00 A.M. MON. JUN 5 10:00 A.M. MON. JUN 6
25 CLOSED  
26 CLOSED  
27 CLOSED  
28 CLOSED  
29 CLOSED  
30 CLOSED  
31 CLOSED  
32 CLOSED  
33 CLOSED  
34 CLOSED  
35 CLOSED  
  FALL SEASON
WILL BEGIN WITH NEW REGULATIONS

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
17 CLOSED  
18 CLOSED  
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  
35 FALL SEASON
WILL BEGIN WITH NEW REGULATIONS

Quillayute River System:

Tribal netting opens at 7:00 a.m. opening day to 6:00 p.m. on closing day

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
17 7:00 A.M. MON. APR 24 7:00 P.M. WED APR 26
18 7:00 A.M. MON. MAY 1 7:00 P.M. WED MAY 3
19 7:00 A.M. MON. MAY 8 7:00 P.M. WED MAY 10
20 7:00 A.M. MON. MAY 15 7:00 P.M. WED MAY 17
21 7:00 A.M. MON. MAY 22 7:00 P.M. TUE MAY 23
22 7:00 A.M. MON. MAY 29 7:00 P.M. TUE MAY 30
23 7:00 A.M. MON. JUN 5 7:00 P.M. TUE JUN 6
24 7:00 A.M. MON. JUN 12 7:00 P.M. TUE JUN 13
25 7:00 A.M. MON. JUN 19 7:00 P.M. TUE JUN 20
26 7:00 A.M. MON. JUN 26 12:00 P.M. TUE JUN 27
27 7:00 A.M. MON. JUL 3 12:00 P.M. TUE JUL 4
28 7:00 A.M. MON. JUL 10 12:00 P.M. TUE JUL 11
29 7:00 A.M. MON. JUL 17 12:00 P.M. TUE JUL 18
30 7:00 A.M. MON. JUL 24 12:00 P.M. TUE JUL 25
31 7:00 A.M. MON. JUL 31 12:00 P.M. TUE AUG 1
32 7:00 A.M. MON. AUG 7 12:00 P.M. TUE AUG 8
33 7:00 A.M. MON. AUG 14 12:00 P.M. TUE AUG 15
34 7:00 A.M. MON. AUG 21 12:00 P.M. TUE AUG 22
  FALL SEASON
WILL BEGIN WITH NEW REGULATIONS

 

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

  • Maximum mesh size for these openings will be 9 3/4 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
17 12 Noon Sun.  Apr. 23, 2017 12 Noon Fri. Apr. 28, 2017
18 12 Noon Sun. Apr. 30 12 Noon Fri. May 05
19 12 Noon Sun. May 07 12 Noon Fri. May 12
20 12 Noon Sun. May 14 12 Noon  Fri. May 19
21 12 Noon Sun. May 21 12 Noon  Fri. May 26
22 12 Noon Sun. May 28 12 Noon Fri. Jun. 02
23 12 Noon Sun. Jun. 04 12 Noon Fri. Jun. 09
24 12 Noon Sun. Jun. 11 12 Noon  Fri. Jun. 16
25 12 Noon Sun. Jun. 18 12 Noon  Fri. Jun. 23
26 12 Noon Sun. Jun. 25 12 Noon Fri. Jun. 30
27 12 Noon Sun. Jul. 02 12 Noon Fri. Jul. 07
28 12 Noon Sun. Jul. 09 12 Noon  Fri. Jul. 14
29 12 Noon Sun. Jul. 16 12 Noon Fri. Jul. 21
30 12 Noon Sun. Jul. 23 12 Noon Fri. Jul. 28
31 12 Noon Sun. Jul. 30 12 Noon   Fri. Aug. 04

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
17 CLOSED        
18 CLOSED        
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        

 

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

  • Maximum mesh size for these openings will be 9 3/4 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:

Area 2C and In River Area 2C

Stat Week Set In Pull Out
17 12 Noon Sun  Apr. 23, 2017 12 Noon Fri. Apr. 28, 2017
18 12 Noon Sun Apr. 30 12 Noon Fri. May 05
19 l2 Noon Sun. May 07 12 Noon Fri. May 12
20 12 Noon Sun. May 14 12 Noon Fri. May 19
21 12 Noon Sun. May 21 12 Noon Fri. May 26
22 12 Noon Sun. May 28 12 Noon Fri. Jun. 02
23 12 Noon Sun. Jun. 04 12 Noon Fri. Jun. 09
24 12 Noon Sun. Jun. 11 12 Noon Fri. Jun. 16
25 12 Noon sun. Jun. 18 12 Noon Fri. Jun. 23
26 12 Noon Sun. Jun. 25 12 Noon Fri. Jun. 30
27 12 Noon Sun. Jul. 02 12 Noon Fri. Jul. 07
28 12 Noon Sun. Jul. 09 12 Noon Fri. Jul. 14
29 12 Noon Sun. Jul. 16 12 Noon Fri. Jul. 21
30 12 Noon Sun. Jul. 23 12 Noon Fri. Jul. 28
31 12 Noon Sun. Jul. 30 12 Noon Fri. Aug. 04

 

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
17 CLOSED        
18 CLOSED        
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        

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 below
43-44 Set-in
  Pull Out
19 6 a.m. Mon May 08   6 a.m. Tue May 09   6 p.m. Thurs May 11
20 6 a.m. Mon May 15   6 a.m. Tue May 16   6 p.m. Thurs May 18
21 6 a.m. Mon May 22   6 a.m. Tue May 23   6 p.m. Thurs May 25
22 6 a.m. Mon May 29   6 a.m. Tue May 30   6 p.m. Thurs Jun. 01
23 6 a.m. Mon Jun. 05   6 a.m. Tue Jun. 06   6 p.m. Thurs Jun. 09
24 6 a.m. Mon Jun. 12   6 a.m. Tue Jun. 13   6 p.m. Thurs Jun. 16
25 6 a.m. Mon Jun. 19   6 a.m. Tue Jun. 20   6 p.m. Thurs Jun. 22
26 6 a.m. Mon Jun. 26   6 a.m. Tue Jun. 27   6 p.m. Thurs Jun. 29