Natural Resources

Fisheries Management

LNR is a co-manager of several treaty-reserved fisheries: including Chinook salmon, sockeye salmon, coho salmon, chum salmon, pink salmon, halibut, Dungeness crab, Manila clams, sea cucumbers, geoduck clams, and sea urchins. In support of this, LNR performs a number of activities:

A Lummi Fishing Vessel.
A Lummi Fishing Vessel.
  • Negotiates management agreements with the State and other tribal co-managers
  • Files regulations to open fisheries and maintains a fishery hotline for Lummi fishers.
  • Issues fishing permits to tribal members
  • Maintains a tribal fishing vessel registry and issues tribal vessel licenses
  • Samples biological data from the catch

  • Conducts crab shell-condition testing
  • Stock assessment (population) surveys
  • Determines harvest targets for on-reservation fisheries
  • Provides harvest monitoring required by the International Shellfish Sanitation Program and the FDA
  • Tracks and reports harvest data by harvest area from wholesale buyers.
  • Coordinates with Lummi Law & Order and tribal lawyers to ensure compliance with fishery regulations
(Rosario Strait)

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Data sourced from USDOC/NOAA/NOS/COOPS (Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services Disclaimer: The official Tide and Tidal Current prediction tables are published annually on October 1, for the following calendar year. Tide and Tidal Current predictions generated prior to the publishing date of the official tables are subject to change. The enclosed data are based upon the latest information available as of the date of your request. Tide and Tidal Current predictions generated may differ from the official predictions if information for the station requested has been updated since the publishing date of the official tables. For more information visit NOAA/COOPS website

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