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

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The Oregon Prohibition of Commercial Salmon and Steelhead Fishing Act, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 3, 1964 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have prohibited commercial fishing for salmon and steelhead from all state inland waters, including boundary rivers.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 4 (1964)
Defeatedd No534,73170.68%
Yes 221,797 29.32%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

4. PROHIBITING COMMERCIAL FISHING FOR SALMON, STEELHEAD - Purpose: Prohibits commercial fishing for salmon, steelhead in all Oregon inland waters, including boundary rivers. Prohibits all commercial dealings in such fish taken in prohibited areas.


NO □ [2]



  • Save Our Salmon & Steelhead, Inc.[1]



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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.