As a newbie (and native Washingtonian), this thread has been an interesting read.
I've done my research to make sure I am following laws before I hunt, I love the value of archaeology and know there are many places in CT that are off limits. However, it bafled me that the government has enough time to chase after that particular ad.
Our family has been in WA for a hundred years, by that statute, it would be illegal for me to dig my land to pick up the coins my great great grandfather dropped in the field.
BH VLF - Oldest Coin: 1901 Liberty V Nickel/Oldest Relic: CW era staff officer's coat button