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    Re: strange legal opinion in usa
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2006 Sep 21, 03:12 -0500

    Having lived on the coasts of New England, the most intimate relationship
    being nominally 100 yds of the nominal waterline, my understanding was that
    anything below the high-high tide line (usually marked by washed-up
    vegetation) was public.  Anything above private.  That of course caused me
    to be cautious during my winter walks when snow was on the beach, the tide
    was at its highest, and I could be tracked to my home. <g>


    > "Specifically, the case finds that fishing or hunting
    > anywhere above the ordinary low water mark of
    > navigable rivers (ie channel margins and side channels
    > only wetted during higher flows) is illegal.  It is
    > unclear what impact, if any, this decision has on the
    > many rivers not federally designated as navigable."
    > It would seem that the issue in that case was the
    > right to hunt and fish between the low- and high-water
    > mark of a river.  The full text of the decision is
    > reproduced at the above link. 

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