Hunting and fishing on the ballot

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Hunting and fishing on the ballot: This topic refers to ballot measures regarding hunting, fishing, and trapping. Related categories include: animal rights.

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Ballot measures lists

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Alabama

  1. Alabama Right to Hunt and Fish, Amendment 5 (2014)
  2. Alabama Sportsperson's Bill of Rights, Amendment 1 (1996)


Alaska

  1. Alaska Fish Traps, Proposition 3 (April 1956)
  2. Alaska Fish and Game Bond, Proposition 7 (1974)
  3. Alaska Fish and Game Management Facilities Bond, Proposition 4 (1976)
  4. Alaska Fisheries Permit Initiative (1976)
  5. Alaska Land-And-Shoot Referendum, Measure 6 (2000)
  6. Alaska Limited Entry Fisheries, Amendment 5 (August 1972)
  7. Alaska No Voter Initiatives About Wildlife, Measure 1 (2000)
  8. Alaska Personal Consumption of Fish and Game (1982)
  9. Alaska Prohibit Airborne Hunting, Measure 3 (1996)
  10. Alaska Prohibition of Wolf Snares, Measure 9 (1998)
  11. Alaska Prohibition on Bear Baiting Initiative, Measure 3 (2004)
  12. Alaska Wolf and Bear Protection, Measure 2 (August 2008)


Arizona

  1. Arizona Hunting Amendment, Proposition 109 (2010)
  2. Arizona Hunting and Fishing Regulations, Questions 306 and 307 (1916)
  3. Arizona Hunting of Birds and Animals Referendum, Questions 316 and 317 (1912)
  4. Arizona Repeal State Game and Fish Preservation, Proposition 3 (1926)
  5. Arizona Repeal of Preservation of Fish and Game Law, Proposition 3 (1922)
  6. Arizona Wildlife Management, Proposition 102 (2000)


Arkansas

  1. Arkansas Hunting Rights Amendment, Issue 1 (2010)
  2. Arkansas Right To Hunt Amendment
  3. Arkansas Tax Increase for State Game & Fish Commission, Proposed Amendment 67 (1984)


California

  1. California Proposition 11, Fish and Game Commission (1930)
  2. California Proposition 132, Ban on Gill Nets (1990)
  3. California Proposition 15, Fishing with Fish Nets (1948)
  4. California Proposition 18, Prohibition on Sale of Wild Game (1914)
  5. California Proposition 19, Terms of Office of Fish and Game Commissioners (1948)
  6. California Proposition 197, Repeal Protection of Mountain Lions (1996)
  7. California Proposition 4, Prohibition on Trapping Fur-Bearing Mammals (1998)
  8. California Proposition 5, Regulations on Commercial Fishing (1938)
  9. California Proposition 6, Regulation of Commercial Fishing (1948)
  10. California Proposition 8, Fish and Game Commission (1940)
  11. California Proposition 8, Restrictions on Uses of Fish and Game Funds (1942)


Colorado

  1. Colorado Black Bear Hunting Restriction, Initiative 10 (1992)
  2. Colorado Prohibited Methods of Taking Wildlife, Initiative 14 (1996)




Florida

  1. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 3 (1942)
  2. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 3 (1960)
  3. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 4 (1974)
  4. Florida Marine Net Fishing, Amendment 3 (1994)
  5. Florida Salt Water Fish and Products Conservation, Amendment 5 (1942)


Georgia

  1. Georgia Right to Fish and Hunt, Constitutional Amendment 2 (2006)



Idaho

  1. Idaho Fees on Fish and Game Land, HJR 14 (1990)
  2. Idaho Fish and Game Commission Act, Initiative 1 (1938)
  3. Idaho Hunting and Fishing Amendment, HJR 2 (2012)
  4. Idaho Restrictions on Bear Hunting Initiative, Initiative 2 (1996)




Iowa

  1. Iowa Revenue for Fish and Wildlife Programs, Measure 1 (1996)



Kentucky

  1. Kentucky Hunting and Fishing Amendment, House Bill 1 (2012)


Louisiana

  1. Louisiana Authorize Legislatures to enact Hunting and Fishing Laws, Amendment 8 (October 1995)
  2. Louisiana Right to Hunt, Fish and Trap Amendment, Question 1 (2004)


Maine

  1. Maine Bear Hunting Ban Initiative, Question 1 (2014)
  2. Maine Centers for Advanced Technology, Bond Issue 3 (1985)
  3. Maine Commercial Fishing Property Tax Amendment, Question 4 (2000)
  4. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Revenues, Question 8 (1992)
  5. Maine Fish Hatcheries Improvement and Expansion, Question 9 (1994)
  6. Maine Fish Hatcheries Water, Dams and Transportation Improvements, Question 1 (June 2008)
  7. Maine Inland Fisheries and Game Acquisition Fund, Referendum Question (1974)
  8. Maine Land Valuation for Certain Lands at Current Value, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1970)
  9. Maine Moose Hunting Season Repeal, Initiative 1 (1983)
  10. Maine Prohibiting Certain Bear Hunting Practices, Question 2 (2004)
  11. Maine Public Fish Piers, Airports and Transportation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 2 (1979)
  12. Maine Public Lands and Easements, Question 7 (1999)
  13. Maine Resident Fishing and Hunting Licenses, Question No. 4 (1936)
  14. Maine State Guaranteed Industrial Loans for Fisheries and Agriculture, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6 (1967)
  15. Maine Waterfront Land Value at Current Use for Commercial Fishing, Question 7 (2005)


Maryland

  1. Maryland Potomac River Compact, Amendment 16 (1960)


Massachusetts

  1. Massachusetts Ban on Leghold Traps Initiative, Question 1 (1996)
  2. Massachusetts Regulation of Trapping, Question 1 (1934)
  3. Massachusetts Regulation of Trapping Devices, Question 3 (1930)


Michigan

  1. Michigan Bear Hunting Limit Act, Proposal D (1996)
  2. Michigan Dove Hunting Referendum, Proposal 3 (2006)
  3. Michigan Natural Resources Commission Referendum (2014)
  4. Michigan Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment (2014)
  5. Michigan Wildlife Management Referendum, Proposal G (1996)
  6. Michigan Wolf Hunting Referendum (2014)


Minnesota

  1. Minnesota Hunting and Fishing Heritage, Amendment 3 (1998)


Mississippi

  1. Mississippi Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment (2014)


Missouri

  1. Missouri Fish and Game Commission, Issue 4 (1936)
  2. Missouri Repeal of the Wildlife and Forestry Code, Issue 5 (1940)


Montana

  1. Montana Hunter Access Funding, I-161 (2010)
  2. Montana Revise Outfitter and Hunting Licensing, I-136 (1998)
  3. Montana Right to Wild Game Hunting and Fishing, C-41 (2004)


Nebraska

  1. Nebraska Hunting and Fishing Amendment, Amendment 2 (2012)
  2. Nebraska Mountain Lion Hunting Permit Measure (2012)


Nevada

  1. Nevada Predatory Animal Bounty (1934)
  2. Nevada Question 2, Bounty on Predatory Animals (1938)




New Jersey

  1. New Jersey Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment (2014)




North Dakota

  1. North Dakota Captive Game Animal Killing Prohibited Initiative, Initiated Statutory Measure 2 (2010)
  2. North Dakota Right to Hunt, Trap and Fish, Measure 1 (2000)


Ohio

  1. Ohio Issue 1, Mourning Dove Initiative (1998)
  2. Ohio Leghold Trap Ban, Issue 2 (1977)


Oklahoma

  1. Oklahoma Right to Hunt and Fish, State Question 742 (2008)


Oregon

  1. Oregon Angling Only on Nestucca Bay, Measure 12 (June 1927)
  2. Oregon Angling Only on the Rogue River, Measure 11 (1930)
  3. Oregon Ban Fixed-Appliance Salmon and Trout Fishing in the Columbia River, Measure 10 (1948)
  4. Oregon Ban on Baited Bear Hunting and Cougar Hunting with Dogs, Measure 18 (1994)
  5. Oregon Ban on Commercial Fishing in Nestucca Bay and Coastal Streams, Measure 7 (1946)
  6. Oregon Ban on Commercial Fishing of Rainbow Trout, Measure 15 (1974)
  7. Oregon Ban on Commercial Fishing on the Rogue River, Measure 5 (1932)
  8. Oregon Ban on Fish Wheels, Traps, Seines and Gill Nets, Measure 17 (1926)
  9. Oregon Ban on Non-Angling Fishing in Coastal Streams, Measure 7 (1954)
  10. Oregon Ban on Non-Angling Fishing in Coastal Streams, Measure 7 (1956)
  11. Oregon Ban on Seine and Set-Net Fishing in the Rogue River, Measure 3 (1918)
  12. Oregon Ban on Snare and Leghold Traps, Measure 5 (1980)
  13. Oregon Hook and Line Only on the Rogue River, Measure 25 (1910)
  14. Oregon Oregon Hook and Line Only for Salmon and Sturgeon, Measure 17 (June 1908)
  15. Oregon Prohibition of Commercial Salmon and Steelhead Fishing, Measure 4 (1964)
  16. Oregon Prohibition of Net Fishing on Coastal Waters, Measure 6 (1942)
  17. Oregon Prohibits Certain Animal Traps and Fur Commerce, Measure 97 (2000)
  18. Oregon Repeal 1994 Hunting Tactics Limitations, Measure 34 (1996)
  19. Oregon Restricts Lower Columbia Fish Harvests, Ballot Measure 8 (1992)
  20. Oregon Salmon Fishing Seasons for Commercial Fishing on the Willamette River, Measure 4 (1918)
  21. Oregon Salmon and Sturgeon Fishing Regulations, Measure 10 (June 1908)
  22. Oregon Trapping Ban Initiative (2016)




South Carolina

  1. South Carolina Hunting and Fishing Amendment, Amendment 1 (2010)


South Dakota

  1. South Dakota Mourning Dove, Referendum 1 (1980)
  2. South Dakota Prohibit Dove Hunting, Initiative 1 (1972)
  3. South Dakota Protection of Quail Referendum (1908)


Tennessee

  1. Tennessee Hunting Rights Amendment (2010)



Utah

  1. Utah Supermajority for Hunting Initiatives, Proposition 5 (1998)



Virginia

  1. Virginia Question 2 (2000)


Washington

  1. Washington Animal Trapping Act, Initiative 713 (2000)
  2. Washington Appointment of Game Commissioners, Referendum 26 (1946)
  3. Washington Ban on Commercial Fishing of Steelhead Trout, Initiative 456 (1984)
  4. Washington Bear-Baiting Act, Initiative 655 (1996)
  5. Washington Commercial Salmon Fishing Regulations, Initiative 192 (1954)
  6. Washington Dam Construction and Water Diversion, Initiative 25 (1960)
  7. Washington Department of Game, Initiative 62 (1932)
  8. Washington Fish Traps and Fishing Regulations, Initiative 77 (1934)
  9. Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, Referendum 45 (1995)
  10. Washington Fishing Regulations, Initiative 640 (1995)
  11. Washington Restrictions on Commercial Fishing, Initiative 696 (1999)


West Virginia

  1. West Virginia Amendment 1, Hunting and Fishing License Revenues Earmarked for Wildlife (1996)


Wisconsin

  1. Wisconsin Right to Hunt Amendment, Question 1 (April 2003)


Wyoming

  1. Wyoming Hunting Rights Amendment, Constitutional Amendment B (2012)

2016

  1. Oregon Trapping Ban Initiative (2016)



2014

  1. Alabama Right to Hunt and Fish, Amendment 5 (2014)
  2. Maine Bear Hunting Ban Initiative, Question 1 (2014)
  3. Michigan Natural Resources Commission Referendum (2014)
  4. Michigan Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment (2014)
  5. Michigan Wolf Hunting Referendum (2014)
  6. Mississippi Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment (2014)



2012

  1. Nebraska Mountain Lion Hunting Permit Measure (2012)



2010

  1. Montana Hunter Access Funding, I-161 (2010)
  2. North Dakota Captive Game Animal Killing Prohibited Initiative, Initiated Statutory Measure 2 (2010)



2008

  1. Alaska Wolf and Bear Protection, Measure 2 (August 2008)
  2. Maine Fish Hatcheries Water, Dams and Transportation Improvements, Question 1 (June 2008)
  3. Oklahoma Right to Hunt and Fish, State Question 742 (2008)



2006

  1. Georgia Right to Fish and Hunt, Constitutional Amendment 2 (2006)
  2. Michigan Dove Hunting Referendum, Proposal 3 (2006)


2005

  1. Maine Waterfront Land Value at Current Use for Commercial Fishing, Question 7 (2005)


2004

  1. Alaska Prohibition on Bear Baiting Initiative, Measure 3 (2004)
  2. Louisiana Right to Hunt, Fish and Trap Amendment, Question 1 (2004)
  3. Maine Prohibiting Certain Bear Hunting Practices, Question 2 (2004)
  4. Montana Right to Wild Game Hunting and Fishing, C-41 (2004)


2003

  1. Wisconsin Right to Hunt Amendment, Question 1 (April 2003)




2000

  1. Alaska Land-And-Shoot Referendum, Measure 6 (2000)
  2. Alaska No Voter Initiatives About Wildlife, Measure 1 (2000)
  3. Arizona Wildlife Management, Proposition 102 (2000)
  4. Maine Commercial Fishing Property Tax Amendment, Question 4 (2000)
  5. North Dakota Right to Hunt, Trap and Fish, Measure 1 (2000)
  6. Oregon Prohibits Certain Animal Traps and Fur Commerce, Measure 97 (2000)
  7. Virginia Question 2 (2000)
  8. Washington Animal Trapping Act, Initiative 713 (2000)


1999

  1. Maine Public Lands and Easements, Question 7 (1999)
  2. Washington Restrictions on Commercial Fishing, Initiative 696 (1999)


1998

  1. Alaska Prohibition of Wolf Snares, Measure 9 (1998)
  2. California Proposition 4, Prohibition on Trapping Fur-Bearing Mammals (1998)
  3. Minnesota Hunting and Fishing Heritage, Amendment 3 (1998)
  4. Montana Revise Outfitter and Hunting Licensing, I-136 (1998)
  5. Ohio Issue 1, Mourning Dove Initiative (1998)
  6. Utah Supermajority for Hunting Initiatives, Proposition 5 (1998)



1996

  1. Alabama Sportsperson's Bill of Rights, Amendment 1 (1996)
  2. Alaska Prohibit Airborne Hunting, Measure 3 (1996)
  3. California Proposition 197, Repeal Protection of Mountain Lions (1996)
  4. Colorado Prohibited Methods of Taking Wildlife, Initiative 14 (1996)
  5. Idaho Restrictions on Bear Hunting Initiative, Initiative 2 (1996)
  6. Iowa Revenue for Fish and Wildlife Programs, Measure 1 (1996)
  7. Massachusetts Ban on Leghold Traps Initiative, Question 1 (1996)
  8. Michigan Bear Hunting Limit Act, Proposal D (1996)
  9. Michigan Wildlife Management Referendum, Proposal G (1996)
  10. Oregon Repeal 1994 Hunting Tactics Limitations, Measure 34 (1996)
  11. Washington Bear-Baiting Act, Initiative 655 (1996)
  12. West Virginia Amendment 1, Hunting and Fishing License Revenues Earmarked for Wildlife (1996)


1995

  1. Louisiana Authorize Legislatures to enact Hunting and Fishing Laws, Amendment 8 (October 1995)
  2. Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, Referendum 45 (1995)
  3. Washington Fishing Regulations, Initiative 640 (1995)


1994

  1. Florida Marine Net Fishing, Amendment 3 (1994)
  2. Maine Fish Hatcheries Improvement and Expansion, Question 9 (1994)
  3. Oregon Ban on Baited Bear Hunting and Cougar Hunting with Dogs, Measure 18 (1994)



1992

  1. Colorado Black Bear Hunting Restriction, Initiative 10 (1992)
  2. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Revenues, Question 8 (1992)
  3. Oregon Restricts Lower Columbia Fish Harvests, Ballot Measure 8 (1992)



1990

  1. California Proposition 132, Ban on Gill Nets (1990)
  2. Idaho Fees on Fish and Game Land, HJR 14 (1990)






1985

  1. Maine Centers for Advanced Technology, Bond Issue 3 (1985)


1984

  1. Arkansas Tax Increase for State Game & Fish Commission, Proposed Amendment 67 (1984)
  2. Washington Ban on Commercial Fishing of Steelhead Trout, Initiative 456 (1984)


1983

  1. Maine Moose Hunting Season Repeal, Initiative 1 (1983)




1980

  1. Oregon Ban on Snare and Leghold Traps, Measure 5 (1980)
  2. South Dakota Mourning Dove, Referendum 1 (1980)


1979

  1. Maine Public Fish Piers, Airports and Transportation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 2 (1979)



1977

  1. Ohio Leghold Trap Ban, Issue 2 (1977)


1976

  1. Alaska Fish and Game Management Facilities Bond, Proposition 4 (1976)
  2. Alaska Fisheries Permit Initiative (1976)



1974

  1. Alaska Fish and Game Bond, Proposition 7 (1974)
  2. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 4 (1974)
  3. Maine Inland Fisheries and Game Acquisition Fund, Referendum Question (1974)
  4. Oregon Ban on Commercial Fishing of Rainbow Trout, Measure 15 (1974)



1972

  1. Alaska Limited Entry Fisheries, Amendment 5 (August 1972)
  2. South Dakota Prohibit Dove Hunting, Initiative 1 (1972)



1970

  1. Maine Land Valuation for Certain Lands at Current Value, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1970)




1967

  1. Maine State Guaranteed Industrial Loans for Fisheries and Agriculture, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6 (1967)




1964

  1. Oregon Prohibition of Commercial Salmon and Steelhead Fishing, Measure 4 (1964)





1960

  1. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 3 (1960)
  2. Maryland Potomac River Compact, Amendment 16 (1960)
  3. Washington Dam Construction and Water Diversion, Initiative 25 (1960)





1956

  1. Alaska Fish Traps, Proposition 3 (April 1956)
  2. Oregon Ban on Non-Angling Fishing in Coastal Streams, Measure 7 (1956)



1954

  1. Oregon Ban on Non-Angling Fishing in Coastal Streams, Measure 7 (1954)
  2. Washington Commercial Salmon Fishing Regulations, Initiative 192 (1954)







1948

  1. California Proposition 15, Fishing with Fish Nets (1948)
  2. California Proposition 19, Terms of Office of Fish and Game Commissioners (1948)
  3. California Proposition 6, Regulation of Commercial Fishing (1948)
  4. Oregon Ban Fixed-Appliance Salmon and Trout Fishing in the Columbia River, Measure 10 (1948)



1946

  1. Oregon Ban on Commercial Fishing in Nestucca Bay and Coastal Streams, Measure 7 (1946)
  2. Washington Appointment of Game Commissioners, Referendum 26 (1946)





1942

  1. California Proposition 8, Restrictions on Uses of Fish and Game Funds (1942)
  2. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Amendment 3 (1942)
  3. Florida Salt Water Fish and Products Conservation, Amendment 5 (1942)
  4. Oregon Prohibition of Net Fishing on Coastal Waters, Measure 6 (1942)



1940

  1. California Proposition 8, Fish and Game Commission (1940)
  2. Missouri Repeal of the Wildlife and Forestry Code, Issue 5 (1940)



1938

  1. California Proposition 5, Regulations on Commercial Fishing (1938)
  2. Idaho Fish and Game Commission Act, Initiative 1 (1938)
  3. Nevada Question 2, Bounty on Predatory Animals (1938)



1936

  1. Maine Resident Fishing and Hunting Licenses, Question No. 4 (1936)
  2. Missouri Fish and Game Commission, Issue 4 (1936)



1934

  1. Massachusetts Regulation of Trapping, Question 1 (1934)
  2. Nevada Predatory Animal Bounty (1934)
  3. Washington Fish Traps and Fishing Regulations, Initiative 77 (1934)



1932

  1. Oregon Ban on Commercial Fishing on the Rogue River, Measure 5 (1932)
  2. Washington Department of Game, Initiative 62 (1932)



1930

  1. California Proposition 11, Fish and Game Commission (1930)
  2. Massachusetts Regulation of Trapping Devices, Question 3 (1930)
  3. Oregon Angling Only on the Rogue River, Measure 11 (1930)




1927

  1. Oregon Angling Only on Nestucca Bay, Measure 12 (June 1927)


1926

  1. Arizona Repeal State Game and Fish Preservation, Proposition 3 (1926)
  2. Oregon Ban on Fish Wheels, Traps, Seines and Gill Nets, Measure 17 (1926)





1922

  1. Arizona Repeal of Preservation of Fish and Game Law, Proposition 3 (1922)





1918

  1. Oregon Ban on Seine and Set-Net Fishing in the Rogue River, Measure 3 (1918)
  2. Oregon Salmon Fishing Seasons for Commercial Fishing on the Willamette River, Measure 4 (1918)



1916

  1. Arizona Hunting and Fishing Regulations, Questions 306 and 307 (1916)



1914

  1. California Proposition 18, Prohibition on Sale of Wild Game (1914)



1912

  1. Arizona Hunting of Birds and Animals Referendum, Questions 316 and 317 (1912)



1910

  1. Oregon Hook and Line Only on the Rogue River, Measure 25 (1910)



1908

  1. Oregon Oregon Hook and Line Only for Salmon and Sturgeon, Measure 17 (June 1908)
  2. Oregon Salmon and Sturgeon Fishing Regulations, Measure 10 (June 1908)
  3. South Dakota Protection of Quail Referendum (1908)











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