Oregon Statutes - Chapter 511 - Local and Special Regulations - Section 511.506 - Taking shad for commercial purposes in Coos Bay or in Siuslaw, Umpqua or Smith Rivers restricted.

It is unlawful to take shad for commercial purposes in the following waters of this state:

(1) That portion of Coos Bay and all of Isthmus Inlet, a tributary thereof, southerly of the bridge connecting Coos Bay and Eastside in Coos County; the area designated as Coos Bay Sports Area and consisting of Isthmus Inlet, Catching Inlet and Cold Bank Slough in Coos County; the north fork of Coos River above a line drawn across the north fork at right angles to the thread of the stream at the lower end of the old John Hendrickson ranch and the south fork of Coos River above a line drawn across the south fork at right angles to the thread of the stream at the lower end of the H. H. Rogerís ranch.

(2) The Siuslaw River above a line across the river drawn at right angles to the thread of the stream at the lower end of the mouth or confluence of Morgan Creek with the Siuslaw River; the north fork of the Siuslaw River above the state highway bridge crossing the north fork between Cushman and Florence in Lane County; and Duncan Inlet or South Inlet or tributaries.

(3) The Umpqua River above the confluence of Mill Creek, outlet of Loon Lake with the Umpqua River in Douglas County; and the Smith River above the confluence of the North Fork of the Smith River with the Smith River. [1965 c.570 §145; 1973 c.500 §3; 1989 c.127 §1]

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