Please educate me...private property/tidelands etc

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by Alexander, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. Beach caster

    Beach caster New Member

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    Wow I feel for you guys. Up here you can't own the beach (thank god). That being said I'm always friendly to land owners. I have even pulled up to the beach on private islands and walked around. They can't stop me. Fishing by foot on beaches up here is the norm; boat beach fishing is rare.
     
  2. Alexander

    Alexander Fishon

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    Where are you from?
     
  3. Beach caster

    Beach caster New Member

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    Sorry new on your forum. I'm from Vancouver island. I've been prowling the beaches and estuaries up here for since I was a kid. I have never had an adjacent land owner try claim the beach. Rivers up here, that's a different storey.
     
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  4. Adrian

    Adrian Active Member

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    All beaches in Oregon are public as well.
     
  5. Alexander

    Alexander Fishon

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    it would be nice if all waterfront beach, river or lake remain public for the enjoyment of the public and not so affluent.
     
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  6. Beach caster

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    Alexander, I agree. It would be nice if some things could not be bought. I feel strongly about this subject. I personally had one of the most regrettable experiences in my angling life on a locale river that I frequent. This river is navigable, so under bc laws if I stay below the high water mark I should be able to go where I want. Well one day I met a uninformed land owner who decided to try and bully me of as he claimed his river. Let's just say it didn't go well.
     
  7. Alexander

    Alexander Fishon

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    Sorry to hear that man, that sucks!
     
  8. Elephant fly

    Elephant fly ...tastes like chicken....

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    I'm a beachfront property owner on Whidbey and a fisherman. Anyone who wants to fish my beach is more than welcome......although if you start catching fish, I would appreciate knowing what's working for you!