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: Passing of Billy Pate.


PEC54
04-19-2011, 11:58 AM
I just read on another site Bill Pate passed away yesterday morning.

juro
04-19-2011, 01:49 PM
The man may be gone but the legend lives on.... RIP

http://www.bearsden.com/media/billy_pate_tarpon.jpg

teflon_jones
04-19-2011, 03:33 PM
Most of his reels will probably outlive all of us. RIP

Eric
04-19-2011, 11:45 PM
Sunrise, Sunset....

RIP Billy Pate. I bought a BP Tarpon Reel on sale. I'll use it in a couple of weeks and offer a toast.

Great teacher Great Innovator Learned a lot from reading his articles, books and watching the videos.

Tarpon will definitely swim easier now.

Cheers,

Eric