Saturday, June 24, 2017

Fisheries

The Quinault Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Department is the steward of fisheries including the unique

“Blueback” sockeye salmon and other salmon species, razor clams, halibut, black cod, and Dungeness crabs.

Mission

Provide technical management expertise, information, and guidance to the Quinault Indian Nation for the purpose of implementing the Nation’s fisheries policies and programs (Title 51 - Fishing, Hunting and Gathering) to achieve natural resources goals and objectives. One important role of the QDNR Fisheries Department is to protect and strengthen the self-regulatory status of the QIN as confirmed and defined in the 1974 U.S. v Washington Federal Court Case, more commonly known as the “Boldt Decision.”

The QDNR Fisheries Department provides harvest management, hatchery production, and other technical services to support the Nation’s fisheries. These services help protect and enhance the fisheries and resources of Quinault Indian Nation.

 

The Department of Fisheries has three sections:

Science Section: To provide solid scientific information regarding the status of fisheries resources and to provide sound recommendations for management.

Operations Section: To provide the Nation with the best possible biological information and technical recommendations regarding management and regulation of its fisheries and to operate hatcheries and resource restoration.

Technical Support Section: To assess and monitor salmon and shellfish populations and fisheries of the Quinault Indian Nation.

 

Please contact the following QDNR Fisheries Department team members for additional information at 360.276.8215:

Fisheries Senior Scientist, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x261

Habitat Management Scientist, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x240

Biometrician, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x363

Enhancement Biologist, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x7502

Fisheries Policy Spokesperson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x368

Fisheries Operations Manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x472

Environmental Scientist, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x292

Data Analyst V, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x282

Marine Resources Scientist, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. x327

 

Useful Fisheries Information:

Quinault Fishing Regulations

Quinault Sport Fishing Regulations (Spring/Summer 2017)

Fisheries Senior Scientist