Types AT0001 theft of fish
Motifs K1026 dupe imitates trickster's thefts and is caught.
K0341.2.1 animal feigns death repeatedly and then entices owner from goods
Story is followup to Chase015 where Brer Rabbit plays dead in the road.
There are obvious problems about classifying this story: there is what Fox wants to happen (entices owner from goods) compared to what actually takes place.