Oregon Angling Only on Nestucca Bay, Measure 12 (June 1927)
The Oregon Angling Only on Nestucca Bay Act, also known as Measure 12, was on the June 28, 1927 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was approved, thus upholding the legislation. The measure prohibited taking of and fishing for salmon or other food fish in Nestucca Bay and its tributaries at any time, except with hook and line or “angling.”
|Oregon Measure 12 (June 1927)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Referred Bill - Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People
Referred by the Nestucca Local of the Tillamook County Fishermen’s Union, Tillamook, Oregon: H. W. Southmayd, president, Woods, Oregon; John T. McLaughlin, secretary, Woods, Oregon; and by Cloverdale Grange No. 355: G. D. Sanders, master, Cloverdale, Oregon; Adella Jensen, secretary, Hebo, Oregon - NESTUCCA BAY FISH CLOSING BILL - Purpose: To prohibit the taking or fishing for salmon or other food fish in Nestucca bay and its tributaries at any time, by any means whatsoever, except with hook and line, commonly called angling; said bay and tributaries having been heretofore open to commercial fishing below tide water during certain periods of the year.
322. Yes, I vote for the proposed law.
323. No, I vote against the proposed law.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1927 ballot measures
- 1927 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1927
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.