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Post by west_jay » Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:30 pm

[report]I've tried not to post anything non-fishing related, because I've heard this place isn't what it used to be, again.

2017 sucks already.

Put my best friend down two weeks ago, my youngest brother unexpectantly passed last week, and Trump is still prez.?

Anyhow, say Goodnight, sweet prince.
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Post by Bigguy » Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:54 pm

So very for your loss, West_Jay, sips will be poured.

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Post by root wad » Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:58 pm

Sorry to read that. As Will Rogers said, "If there are no dogs in heaven, when I die I want to go where they went." They just don't live long enough.
I wonder if clouds look down at us and say "Hey look, that one looks just like an idiot."
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Post by FredA » Sun Mar 12, 2017 4:42 pm

So sorry to hear westjay... about all of it. Sip poured.

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Post by Da Ax » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:13 pm

Sorry to hear, WestJay. We will try to fill that void by doing some fishing later in the year.
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Post by Kfoxwyo » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:21 pm

Very Sorry to hear, thats a tough span right there-I keep telling myself at least I am lucky enough to see mine get old but not looking forward to that day.
Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need-a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing.
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Post by SLSS » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:42 pm

Damn. Rough on every level. Best to you.
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Post by speybait » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:45 pm

Terrible start to the year. I hope things get better, Westjay.
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Post by fatman » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:14 pm

damn tough, Rick. Here's hoping the rest of your year smiles on you.

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Post by peetso » Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:06 pm

Rough. Real rough man.

Hang in there.
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Post by cantfishforshit. » Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:25 pm

Man that sucks. Sorry for your loss.
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Post by ironman » Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:22 pm

Rick - best to you and your family, man. I'm so sorry. That's a heap of loss and heartache all at once. Hang in there.

In the spirit of this place,

I offer you,

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