A Fish Traps and Fishing Regulations Act, Initiative 77
ballot proposition was on the November 6, 1934 statewide ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was approved.
Initiative 94 is identified in law as Chapter 1, Laws of 1935.
| Initiative 77|
| Yes|| 275,507|| 64.17%|
Path to the ballot
Initiative 77 was filed on February 1, 1934.
Text on the Ballot
An Act relating to fishing; prohibiting the use of fish traps or other fixed appliances for catching salmon and certain other fish within the waters of the State of Washington; prohibiting the taking or fishing for salmon and certain other fish within a certain area therein defined and created by any means except by trolling, regulating trolling in such area, and permitting the operation of gill nets therein under certain conditions; providing for open and closed seasons, prohibiting drag seines and limiting the length of gill nets in the Columbia River; prescribing penalties; and repealing all laws in conflict therewith.