Score one for the little guy. The fat cats at The Spring Ridge Club, including such notables as Lefty Kreh, are crying in their single malt scotch today. A judge in Huntingdon County, PA has ruled that the Little Juniata river is a navigable river. This means that any old fisherfolk, even those without fifty grand to join their club can fish the river along their property. Horrors. There may even be folks who don't wear those stylin' sherbet colored fishing shirts within sight of the exclusive club. What will Skip, Chipper and the rest of the members do to cope?
An article is on the Post-Gazette's site.
Serves them right for not letting Teh Wind Knot have a complimentary membership. May be time to grab a can of corn and head on over.
Expect more lawyers, guns and money to be flung by the membership, but it is nice to have a small victory against the privatization of streams I don't own.