Oregon Angling Only on the Rogue River, Measure 11 (1930)

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The Oregon Angling Only on the Rogue River Amendment, also known as Measure 11, was on the November 4, 1930 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have banned fishing in the Rogue River watershed, except with rod, line and hooks, and provided punishments for violations of the provision.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 11 (1930)
Defeatedd No99,49050.74%
Yes 96,596 49.26%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Proposed by Initiative Petition - Vote YES or NO

ROGUE RIVER FISHING CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: Constitutional amendment making it unlawful to take or fish for any kind of fish in the Rogue river, and its tributaries, and within a radius of three miles from its mouth, except with rod or line held in hand and hook or hooks baited with natural or artificial bait and lure; excepting the state and United States taking fish for propagation purposes; making each violation thereof a misdemeanor punishable by find not less than $100 nor more than $1,000, or imprisonment in the county jail not less than fifteen days, nor more than six months, or both such fine and imprisonment.

320. Yes, I vote for the amendment.

321. No, I vote against the amendment. [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 11 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on July 3, 1930.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.