Jackson River Conflict Gains Coverage

July 31, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

A few weeks after MidCurrent published it’s first story by Beau Beasley on the suit filed by property owners along Virginia’s Jackson River, other news organizations are elucidating the conflict and also suggesting this may become a landmark case in river access and usage law.  This morning The Roanoke Times‘s Mark Taylor gives a detailed timeline of river usage through the years—by the state, by property owners, and by guides and anglers—and sketches a complicated portrait of angler rights, sales obligations and legal interpretations.