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Virginia Anglers Launch Legal Defense Fund Over River Access

July 18, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

As we first reported on June 28, a usage dispute on Virginia’s Jackson River has pitted landowners against guides and anglers who feel state-granted access gives them the right to fish portions of the river which flow through private property.  A legal defense fund has now been established for the anglers who are the subject of the law suit by the property owners, who say that a Crown Grant dating to the mid-1700s supersedes state law.

Read more in the today’s news article by Beau Beasley.