Common of Piscary Law and Legal Definition

Common of piscary refers to a legal right granted to a person for the purpose of fishing in waters on another’s land. It is also known as common of fishery. Generally, it is granted by statute, rules and regulations relating to fishing in another town as adopted by any town.. In United States v. Shauver, 214 F. 154 (D. Ark. 1914), court stated that common of piscary is the right of the common people of England to travel upon the waters and to fish them.