|04-17-2001 09:59 PM|
That reminds me of an old Rodney Dangerfield joke. " My ex-wife believed in group sex. She F*cked me in front of the jury."
|04-17-2001 06:03 PM|
|striblue||Darn....I'll keep trying... I though I had a live one there... back to the drawring board.|
|04-17-2001 05:02 PM|
I used to call my X, the Gold miner's daughter. She got the gold, and I got the shaft. Is all legal now John. Can't get even with me this time with this post.
|04-17-2001 04:20 PM|
|striblue||Gee Ray, I wonder how useful your post will be to me in the future.... lets see... a day out in your boat maybe... I mean we wouldn't want your wife to get a copy of that would we????(wink)|
|04-17-2001 03:14 PM|
I've used Pilot silver markers to write directly on the outside of my fly boxes rods, etc.
Juro after hearing your story I should add "Reward If Found" to the outside of everything.
|04-17-2001 12:56 PM|
I use the white foam large flyboxes for stripers and dropped in on Monomoy one day. It looks like a rectangular piece of styrofoam to the uninitiated. I went back to find it and saw a lady with her kids playing as they walked the sand, picking stuff up as they went. She had a plastic bag and was carrying out the trash that people left behind. I asked if I could look in the bag and there it was. She thought it was a piece of beach trash... phew!
I now put my name inside my flyboxes just in case - although she probably would have dropped it in the trash can at the parking lot that day.
|04-17-2001 12:46 PM|
Neat way to identify your gear in case it ever gets lost is to use mailing labels with a piece of clear shipping tape. Works great on items like fly boxes, rods, etc. Would hate to loss a fly box. Too much time entrusted in them.
Great Job, Sully.... Hey, I lost my wife over 15 years ago. If you ever find her, please do not return to sender.
|04-17-2001 09:51 AM|
Having once had a tackle box returned to me by a stranger who found an old license of mine in it I have to say thanks for what your doing Sully. I hope that you find the people who lost the items.
It also reminds me that I don't have my name & phone number on my freshwater fly boxes. More things on the to do list.
|04-17-2001 09:34 AM|
I always put the rod on my hood but never my roof or trunk... that way before I drive away I see the error of my ways.
You've probably heard my story about coming alongside a jeep with a flyrod barely balancing on the roof rack.... at 60 mph on the highway! By the time I pointed up at the rack, the guy hit the brakes with a sick look on his face... worst thing to do! The rod flew off and broke into shreds.
I have a bunch of these stories, like Bills RPLX 9wt...
|04-17-2001 09:20 AM|
|striblue||One thing I try to do after losing some stuff, like pliers, etc ,is never,never put anything on your bumper, top of your car or hood. I try to make it a point that when I am finished I open the trunk of my car or the door and heave everything on the seat or the trunk compartment.|
|04-17-2001 07:54 AM|
|tomd||fliboy, think that's embarassing, I packed up after fishing in Duxbury 2 yrs ago with a freind, we got home about 1:30, so I left my waders and boots in the truck. the next day I went to wash em off... not there... posted fliers for lost items(reward offered) on tel poles in Dux. and my street. ended up buying new waders. the next spring I went to use my x-large cooler... you guessed it, very smelly waders! Tom D|
|04-17-2001 06:11 AM|
Sully - that's real cool that you are trying to find it's rightfull owner. I wish I had somebody as honest when I lost my last fly rod. Almost too embarrassed to admit this, but I had packed the truck after a long days work to head to camp. Had the wife, kids and dog all in the truck and was putting the rod in, when I realized I forgot something. Well to make a long story short, I got to camp and no rod. Evidently I had set it on the bumper of the truck and never tossed it in, as I had thought.
Put posters all around the area where the rod would almost hve to have dropped off -figured with turns and hills within mile of my house. Also took an ad in both the local paper and another paper, not one phone call - and I was even offering a reward for 1/2 the price of the rod.
We need more honest people like yourself.
|04-17-2001 05:54 AM|
Pretty cool that you are seeking their rightful owners, hope it works out.
(That's how we got to know Art Sawayer last spring!)
|04-16-2001 04:34 PM|
Lost & Found
Did anyone here leave a flyrod and reel at the Nissitissit River in PEPPERELL MA ?
And a flybox at Salmon Brook in DUNSTABLE MA.
If so email me the details to claim your stuff.