Squaxin Island Tribe Annual Commercial Fishing Regulation Package


On Wednesday June 24th, 2009 the Squaxin Island Tribal Council approved the Annual Chinook/Coho/Chum Commercial Fishing Regulation package.

Changes to the 2009 Annual Fishing Regulations include:
Page 5&6—–’09 Annual Regulations/Chinook Regulations-

Section III.
F. Legal Gear-   defined Set Gillnet, Drift Gillnet and Beach Seine.
G. Illegal Gear- defined Purse Seine.

Page 3—–2009/2010 Coho and Chum Regulations
Section V.

12.    Beach Seines- requesting fishermen to release all unmarked/ wild coho (with attachment added with maps to help identify Wild vs Hatchery)

Copies of the 2009 Annual Commercial Fishing Regulation package and Emergency Fishing Regulations will be available at the Squaxin Natural Resources office or can be printed off from the Squaxin Island web page at:

2009 Fall Chinook

2009 Coho and Chum

If there are any questions or concerns regarding the salmon fisheries please contact Joseph Peters at 360-432-3813 or email at Jcpeters@squaxin.nsn.us.