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#11603077 - 05/14/16 05:13 PM What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ?
TtownBassDude Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/31/10
Posts: 782
I talked to a game warden today about an issue on the water. We were sharing a point with another boat. We caught 3 fish and they moved over to our area or casting line. They had to big motor over if that tells you our separation. Long story short they go over my line in their boat. I catch an 8 from under their boat. I asked them to please be respectful and not cross my line anymore. They just kept doing zig zags over it and I got it all on camera. At one point the man yelled "who do you think sank the brush you're fishing ?" I told him I didn't care and that I was filming him if he continues drive over my line. Then they went and got another boat and came back out and did same stuff. Warden told me this is common when people fish off shore tournaments but what they did is harassing an angler. He can run their tags and punish them I guess ? Do I follow through and seek justice or was caching an 8 from under their boat good enough? What would happen to them if I tell the warden I want to "press charges"?

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#11603080 - 05/14/16 05:22 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
snickers Offline
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Registered: 05/08/09
Posts: 3561
Wait until he starts fishing the spot and return the favor. Then get out a anchor and pull up his pile

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#11603085 - 05/14/16 05:24 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
RWjr Offline
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Registered: 12/15/12
Posts: 148
file the charges

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#11603122 - 05/14/16 05:53 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
TOMCAT21 Online   content
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Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 617
Loc: Keller, TX
Give the Warden the video and let him do his thing. If the video is that good they most likely will make a plea deal and you won't have to testify or even show up in court.


Edited by TOMCAT21 (05/14/16 05:54 PM)

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#11603128 - 05/14/16 05:56 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
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Just let it go. If you press charges then he is likely to destroy the brush pile. It seems to be a great spot for you. You might share the video with the Warden and he may give the guy a call with a warning. He will thank twice before doing something like that again, knowing that you gave him a break.

Although Wardens are very busy and is not likely to do anything unless you do press charges; but you could ask.
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#11603149 - 05/14/16 06:12 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
Danny L. Weems Offline
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Registered: 03/19/14
Posts: 1161
Loc: Como, Texas
Was this at Fork?
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#11603151 - 05/14/16 06:13 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
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Post video please...

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#11603154 - 05/14/16 06:16 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
TtownBassDude Offline
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Registered: 05/31/10
Posts: 782
I sent it to my guide friends and they didn't recognize boat or the guys. The point is a common spot that always has 3-4 boats around it and a tree line not "brush".

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#11603164 - 05/14/16 06:19 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
TtownBassDude Offline
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Registered: 05/31/10
Posts: 782
There was a guide even sharing the point with us . I'm going to reach out to him and get his thoughts. He probably thought it was our buddy messing with us or something it was so bad

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#11603176 - 05/14/16 06:25 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
JIM SR. Online   sick
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Registered: 09/25/06
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Loc: NRH/Fork again ! GET THE NET
go with your gut,..you know what you wanna do,..either do it or forget it., noidea

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#11603206 - 05/14/16 06:44 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
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#11603212 - 05/14/16 06:49 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
the skipper Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 1842
Loc: nederland, TX
I say let the wardens do their job. That's the only way these idiots will learn. If it was a brush pile go drag it off so they can't find it.

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#11603276 - 05/14/16 07:23 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
Rog Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/08/05
Posts: 404
Loc: Carrollton
There are some on this forum that have done similar, did not understand they were wrong and probably still don't. File and let the warden handle.

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#11603329 - 05/14/16 08:04 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
maretti Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/26/10
Posts: 24
Just tell everybody in the world where it is at.

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#11603365 - 05/14/16 08:31 PM Re: What happens to people accused of harassing an angler ? [Re: TtownBassDude]
OleMissPharmacy Offline
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Registered: 03/30/09
Posts: 78
1. Let the warden do his thing.

2. Destroy/move brush pile
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