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

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The Oregon Hook and Line Only on the Rogue River Bill, also known as Measure 25, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure prohibited the taking of fish from the Rogue River watershed by any means, except hook and line or “angling.”[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 25 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 49,712 59.82%
No33,39740.18%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

A bill for an act prohibiting the taking of fish from the waters of Rogue River, or of any of its tributaries, by any means, except with hook and line, commonly called angling. --- Vote YES or NO.

348. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

349. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 25 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on July 5, 1910.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed October 31, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.