CHAPTER 156

FISHING IN WATERS OTHER THAN THE DELAWARE RIVER AND DELAWARE BAY

TAKING STRIPED BASS OR ROCK FISH FROM THE NANTICOKE RIVER BY MEANS OF NET, PROHIBITED

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 74 OF THE REVISED CODE OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, PROHIBITING THE TAKING OF STRIPED BASS OR ROCK FISH FROM THE NANTICOKE RIVER OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, BY MEANS OF NETS.

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 the State of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto the following:

"That from and after the passage of this Act, it shall he unlawful for non-residents to take striped bass or rock fish from the Nanticoke River with a drift net, gill net or haul seine, at any time during the calendar year."

Section 2. Any person violating the provisions of the foregoing Section shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof be subject to a fine of Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00), together with a forfeiture of all nets, boats and other appliances used.

Approved March 23, 1943.