Initiative. Amends Fish and Game Code. Prohibits use of nets, traps, set lines or other appliances in commercial fishing in fish and game districts in which San Francisco Bay and tributary and connecting bays and streams are situated, for purpose of establishing said waters as recreational fishing area. Excepts commercial fishing for crabs, clams, and oysters, and certain other named varieties. Prohibits possession of nets, traps and set lines in said waters, with certain exceptions. Excepts Clear Lake and Lake Almanor. Repeals inconsistent provisions of Fish and Game Code.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 1303003; A: 38.1; N: 2118967; B: 61.9
George D. Difani, Northern California Delegate for the Associated Sportsmen to the Organized Sportsmen of California.
Brayton Wilbur, Former President of San Francisco Chamber of Commerce; Bjorne Halling, Secretary-Treasurer, California C. I. O. Council; Theo Weissich, President, Eureka Chamber of Commerce; Vincent A. Davi, Mayor, City of Pittsburg
REGULATION OF COMMERCIAL FISHING California Proposition 6 (1948).