CHAPTER 346

FISH, OYSTERS AND GAME

HERRING

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 74 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED, "FISH, OYSTERS AND GAME," WITH RESPECT TO THE TIME WHEN HERRING MAY BE TAKEN.

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, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of 2995. Sec. 194, thereof and by substituting and enacting in lieu of the part so stricken out a new 2995. Sec. 194. thereof, as follows:

2995. Sec. 194. HERRING FISHING; SIZE OF MESH; SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY FISHING PROHIBITED; CLOSED SEASON:--It shall be unlawful for any person to catch and take, or to attempt to catch and take, from the waters aforesaid, any herring with a net of any character the meshes of which shall be less than three inches stretched measure. It shall also be unlawful for any person to catch and take, or to attempt to catch and take, any herring from the waters aforesaid with a net of any character between the hours of two o'clock P. M. of every Saturday and twelve o'clock midnight of the Sunday next ensuing. It shall also be unlawful for any person to catch and take, or attempt to catch and take from the waters aforesaid, in any manner whatsoever, any herring between the tenth day of June in each year and the fifteenth day of January thence next ensuing. Any person violating any of the provisions of this Section shall upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of one hundred dollars together with a forfeiture of all nets, boats and other appliances used.

Approved June 30, 1949