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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
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State/Tribal Agreements:
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2014 Tribal Net Schedules for Coastal Rivers of Washington
Last update: February 3, 2014

North Coast

South Coast

 


North Coastal Rivers Tribal Net Schedules

Hoh River Fishery:

Hoh River Winter Steelhead Fishery:

Opening and closing times are 10 a.m. opening day to 10:00 a.m. closing day

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
2 10:00 A.M. Mon. Jan.  6  '14 10:00 A.M. Wed. Jan. 8  '14
3 10:00 A.M. Mon. Jan.  13   10:00 A.M. Wed. Jan. 15  
4 10:00 A.M. Mon. Jan. 20 10:00 A.M. Wed. Jan. 22
5 10:00 A.M. Mon. Jan. 27 10:00 A.M. Wed. Jan. 29
6 10:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 3 10:00 A.M. Wed. Feb. 5
7 10:00 A.M. Mon. Fe.. 10 10:00 A.M. Tues. Feb. 11
8 10:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 17 10:00 A.M. Tues. Feb. 19
9 10:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 24 10:00 A.M. Tues. Feb. 25
10 10:00 A.M. Mon Mar. 3 10:00 A.M. Tues. Mar. 4
11 10:00 A.M. Mon Mar. 10 10:00 A.M. Tues. Mar. 11
12 10:00 A.M. Mon Mar. 17 10:00 A.M. Tues. Mar. 18
13 10:00 A.M. Mon Mar. 24 10:00 A.M. Tues. Mar. 25
14 March 31     COMMERCIAL FISHING CLOSED
15 April 7           COMMERCIAL FISHING CLOSED
16 April 14         COMMERCIAL FISHING CLOSED
17 10:00 A.M. Mon. April 21 10:00 A.M. Tues. April 22
18 10:00 A.M. Mon. APpril 28 10:00 A.M. Tues. April 29

 

Queets River, Quinault Indian Nation:

Tribal netting will begin at noon on opening days and pull out at noon on closing day

Fall Fishery:

Stat Week Put In Pull Out
36 12:00 Noon Sun. Sept.1 12:00 Noon Fri. Sept.6
37 12:00 Noon Sun. Sept. 8 12:00 Noon Fri. Sept. 13
38 12:00 Noon Sun. Sept. 15 12:00 Noon Fri. Sept. 20
39 12:00 Noon Sun. Sept. 22 12:00 Noon Fri. Sept. 27
40 12:00 Noon Sun. Sept. 29 12:00 Noon Fri. Oct. 4
41 12:00 Noon Sun. Oct.  6 12:00 Noon Fri. Oct. 11
42 12:00 Noon Mon. Oct.  14 12:00 Noon Wed. Oct. 16
-    
47 12:00 Noon Sun. Nov. 17 12:00 Noon Fri. Nov. 23
The winter steelhead directed fishery will begin in week 48

 

Quillayute River System:

Winter Steelhead Fishery:

Opens 6:00 a.m. on specified opening days of schedule for each week
Closes at 6:00 p.m. on specified closing days of schedule for each week

Stat Week Put In Pull Out

48

7:00 A.M. Mon. Nov. 25

2:00 P.M. Fri. Nov. 29

49

7:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 2

2:00 P.M. Fri. Dec. 6

50

7:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 9

2:00 P.M. Fri. Dec. 13

51

7:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 16

2:00 P.M. Fri. Dec. 20

52

7:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 23

2:00 P.M. Fri. Dec. 27

53/1

7:00 A.M. Mon. Dec. 30

2:00 P.M. Fri. Jan. 3

2

7:00 A.M. Mon. Jan. 6

2:00 P.M. Fri. Jan. 10

3

7:00 A.M. Mon. Jan. 13

2:00 P.M. Fri. Jan. 17

4

7:00 A.M. Mon. Jan. 20

2:00 P.M. Fri. Jan. 24

5

7:00 A.M. Mon. Jan. 27

7:00 P.M. Thur. Jan. 30

6

7:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 3

7:00 P.M. Thur. Feb. 6

7

7:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 10

7:00 P.M. Wed. Feb. 12

8

7:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 17

7:00 P.M. Wed. Feb. 19

9

7:00 A.M. Mon. Feb. 24

7:00 P.M. Wed. Feb. 26

10

7:00 A.M. Mon. Mar. 3

7:00 P.M. Wed. Mar. 5

11

7:00 A.M. Mon. Mar. 10

7:00 P.M. Wed. Mar.12

12

7:00 A.M. Mon. Mar. 17

7:00 P.M. Wed. Mar. 19

13

7:00 A.M. Mon. Mar. 24

7:00 P.M. Wed. Mar. 26

14

CLOSED

 

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 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

  • 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
5 12 pm  Noon Sun Jan.. 26, 2014 12 pm  Noon Fri Jan.. 31, 2014
6 12 pm  Noon Sun Feb.. 2 12 pm  Noon Fri Feb.. 7
7 12 pm  Noon Sun Feb.. 9 12 pm  Noon Fri Feb.. 14
8 12 pm  Noon Sun Feb.. 14 12 pm  Noon Fri Feb.. 21
9 12 pm  Noon Sun Feb.. 23 12 pm  Noon Fri Feb.. 28
10 12 pm  Noon Sun Mar. 2 12 pm  Noon Fri Mar. 7
11 12 pm  Noon Sun Mar. 9 12 pm  Noon Fri Mar. 14
12 12 pm  Noon Sun Mar. 16 12 pm  Noon Fri Mar. 21
13 12 pm  Noon Sun Mar. 23 12 pm  Noon Fri Mar. 28
14 12 pm  Noon Sun Mar. 30 12 pm  Noon Fri Apr. 4
15 12 pm  Noon Sun Apr. 6 12 pm  Noon Fri Apr. 11
16 12 pm  Noon Sun Apr. 13 12 pm  Noon Fri Apr. 18
17 12 pm  Noon Sun Apr. 20 12 pm  Noon Fri Apr. 25
18 12 pm  Noon Sun Apr. 27 12 pm  Noon Fri May. 2

Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation

  • No Tribal netting schedule at this time.

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
5 12 pm Noon Sun Jan.. 26, 2014 12 pm Noon Wed Jan.. 29, 2014
6 12 pm Noon Sun Feb.. 2 12 pm Noon Wed Feb.. 5
7 12 pm Noon Sun Feb.. 9 12 pm Noon Wed Feb.. 12
8 12 pm Noon Sun Feb.. 16 12 pm Noon Wed Feb.. 19
9 12 pm Noon Sun Feb.. 23 12 pm Noon Wed Feb.. 26

Humptulips River AND Grays HarborArea 2C (outside of river):

Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor Fall Commercial Non Indian and Tribal Salmon Landings

  • The Humptulips River (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:
Stat Week Set In Pull Out
5 12 pm  Noon Sun Jan.. 26, 2014 12 pm  Noon Fri Jan.. 31, 2014
6 12 pm  Noon Sun Feb.. 2 12 pm  Noon Fri Feb.. 7
7 12 pm  Noon Sun Feb.. 9 12 pm  Noon Fri Feb.. 14
8 12 pm  Noon Sun Feb.. 14 12 pm  Noon Fri Feb.. 21
9 12 pm  Noon Sun Feb.. 23 12 pm  Noon Fri Feb.. 28
10 12 pm  Noon Sun Mar. 2 12 pm  Noon Fri Mar. 7
11 12 pm  Noon Sun Mar. 9 12 pm  Noon Fri Mar. 14
12 12 pm  Noon Sun Mar. 16 12 pm  Noon Fri Mar. 21
13 12 pm  Noon Sun Mar. 23 12 pm  Noon Fri Mar. 28
14 12 pm  Noon Sun Mar. 30 12 pm  Noon Fri Apr. 4
15 12 pm  Noon Sun Apr. 6 12 pm  Noon Fri Apr. 11
16 12 pm  Noon Sun Apr. 13 12 pm  Noon Fri Apr. 18
17 12 pm  Noon Sun Apr. 20 12 pm  Noon Fri Apr. 25
18 12 pm  Noon Sun Apr. 27 12 pm  Noon Fri May. 2

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
5 12 pm Noon Sun Jan.. 26, 2014 12 pm Noon Wed Jan.. 29, 2014
6 12 pm Noon Sun Feb.. 2 12 pm Noon Wed Feb.. 5
7 12 pm Noon Sun Feb.. 9 12 pm Noon Wed Feb.. 12
8 12 pm Noon Sun Feb.. 16 12 pm Noon Wed Feb.. 19
9 12 pm Noon Sun Feb.. 23 12 pm Noon Wed Feb.. 26

Quinault River:

Tribal Net Catch for Quinault River

  • The Quinault River fishing schedule will be as follows:
Stat Week Grounds 43-44
and above
  Grounds 25-26
to 43-44 Set-in
  Grounds 25-26
below 43-44 Set-in
  Pull Out
4 6:00 AM Sun, Jan.. 19 6:00 AM Mon, Jan.. 20 6:00 AM Tues, Jan.. 21 4:00 PM Fri, Jan.. 31
5 6:00 AM Sun, Jan.. 26 6:00 AM Mon, Jan.. 27 6:00 AM Tues, Jan.. 28 4:00 PM Fri, Jan.. 25