Quote Originally Posted by Gigmaster View Post
The owner of those cows needs to be fined for the cost of the clean-up.
It is likely that someone failed to properly close the gate. And it is likely that it was someone fishing the reservoir.

I wouldn't blame or fine the owner of the cattle for relying on others to be responsible. But that is a Western thing, and probably an attitude more from people with cattle ranching in the West in their personal history.