Illegally catching fish doesn’t make them yours

December 15, 2016

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12-15-16Taking fish by an illegal method does not confer ownership of the fish.

Creveling v. Washington State Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, 177 P.3d 136 (Wash.App. Div.3, 2008)