I don’t think the Nisqually gets netted for steelhead since it has been closed to fishing for them since 1993.
It is closed to sportfishing for chums this year.
It looks like the tribe is going to have a subsistence Chum fishery, which might take a few early returning steelhead I suppose.
NISQUALLY INDIAN COMMUNITY
EMERGENCY REGULATION 6-2017
December 7, 2017.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 14.23.02 NISQUALLY TRIBAL CODE, TITLE 14-Chapter 2, AS AMENDED BY THE BUSINESS COMMITTEE EFFECTIVE 7/31/91, THE NISQUALLY FISH COMMISSION HAS ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING FISHERY OPEN EFFECTIVE AT 10:00 AM TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017.
REGULATION SUPERCEDED/MODIFIED: NONE
FISHERY TYPE: CEREMONIAL AND SUBSISTENCE-NO SALE OF ANY KIND PERMITTED INCLUDING EGG SALES
GEAR: GILL NET ONLY-ONE NET PER FISHER
OPEN DAYS/HOURS: TUESDAY THE 12TH AT 10:00 AM CONTINOUSLY THROUGH WEDNESDAY 13TH AT 10
AREA: NISQUALLY RIVER MOUTH TO TOM BROWN’S LOG JAM
JUSTIFICATION: CEREMONIAL AND SUBSISTENCE
NISQUALLY FISH COMMISSION