CHAPTER 200 - USE OF CROKER NETS PROHIBITED

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF NETS COMMONLY KNOWN AS CROKER NETS IN THE WATERS ALONG THE DELAWARE SHORE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to fish with or to assist in fishing with nets commonly known as croker nets, or ring nets, or sink nets, or drift nets in any of the waters along the Delaware Shore or in the Delaware Bay between Mispillion River and Leipsic Creek at any time of the year.

Section 2. Any person found guilty in a court of competent jurisdiction of violating the provisions of this Act shall forfeit and pay a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars nor more than One Hundred Dollars for each offense, and in addition thereto shall forfeit all nets, boats, and appliances used in the 'commission of such act or acts.

Approved March 13, 1935.