Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

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Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by Muddled Duck » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:14 am

First off, apologies for not being on the board for several months, and I beg forgiveness based on life just getting in the way of fun. When I logged on this morning I noticed my pm box was full, and I'll reply as soon as possible.

Normally, I wouldn't post this sort of thing on a message board, but something make me feel it's especially appropriate on The Drake. My father passed away last Wednesday after a very brief battle with cancer. The Saturday before his death, a nurse was about to begin a procedure and was asking him questions. The third question was, "what do you do?" Dad responded, "I'm a fly fisherman." Pretty well summed it up.
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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by SouthFork » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:17 am

I'm sorry to hear about your loss.
That was one of the finest examples of spiritual guidance I've ever had the good fortune to witness.

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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by Float Rod » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:17 am

Prayers sent

I am very sorry to hear of your loss.

God Bless...
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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by BigTimber » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:25 am

too bad man. sorry to hear it. I can tell your dad was awesome by that response he gave the nurse.
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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by Randall Dee » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:33 am

Sincere condolences sent your way.

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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by Da Ax » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:41 am

Sorry to hear about your loss...prayers...
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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by The Volfish » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:57 am

Sounds like he was well grounded. Sorry to hear of your loss.

In the tough days ahead, I hope that the celebration of his life brings you comfort.

A sip will be poured this evening while on the skiff.
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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by Mangina » Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:06 pm

Sorry to hear about your loss

Great response to the question. Sounds like a quality sort.

Thoughts and prayers....

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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by ditchdoc » Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:44 pm

Sorry to hear that. Had a similar loss last week too.
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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by woolly bugger » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:09 pm

sorry for you loss...
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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by SLSS » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:10 pm

Sorry to hear Mud. Best to you and yours. :cool
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Re: Pour One for a Fly Fisherman

Post by Spicytuna » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:21 pm

Never fun man. My condolences to you and your Family.

Cherish the good times...he has plenty of fish to catch where he is now :cool
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