CHAPTER 199 - CRAB FISHING

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 74 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, ENTITLED: "FISH OYSTERS AND GAME", IN REFERENCE TO CRAB FISHING.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 74 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended, by striking out and repealing all of the second paragraph of 3043. Sec. 242 of the said Chapter, and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph, as follows:

"It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to take or to attempt to take any crabs from any waters within the State of Delaware by means of any dredge or tongs; provided, however, it shall be lawful for any citizen of the United States to catch and take crabs, of not less than four inches in length, in any of the tidal waters of the State of Delaware without a license; provided that a non-resident shall not use at any time more than four hand lines and shall not take more than fifty crabs of not less than four inches in length on each line in any one day."

Approved May 24, 1941.