Oregon Angling Only on the Rogue River, Measure 11 (1930)
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.
|Oregon Measure 11 (1930)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1930 ballot measures
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- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1930-1936
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1930
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