Found - Fly Rod and Reel on the Upper Yakima

Discussion in 'Lost, Found, Stolen' started by Derek Young, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. Derek Young

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    Found a rod and reel on the Yakima yesterday, upper section. If it's yours, you should be able to tell me the brand(s),fly, and type of line on it. It's not a multiple choice game, however. Would like to return it to owner.

    Derek
     
  2. Tom Menzel

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  3. Derek Young

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    Tom, this is indeed your rod - glad to find it's proper home. I left you a VM earlier today, please let me know how/when you'd like to retrieve it.
     
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    It's amazing that a fly rod that got lost 5 months ago found it's home.

    You're a good man, Derek, for holding on to it for so long.

    M
     
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  7. Derek Young

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    Tom, if you're available on Friday, I'll head up to your neck of the woods and bring my 6wt and Miyawaki Popper's along with me. :)
     
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    That's pretty awesome, Derek. Nice job. Good things will come your way in return.
     
  10. Derek Young

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    Tom, a real pleasure to meet you and your wife. Thank you very much for the lunch and conversation, I had a great drive over. Through the years, I've tried more and more to live the "Platinum Rule" - treat others in the way they like to be treated. I got stuck in traffic coming home along I-5, but that gave me an opportunity to pick up my wife from work and complete the journey home with her. So, all in all, a real blessing to find that rod and return it to you - I would hope someone does the same for me in the future. I will come back and take you up on the offer to fish your beach.

    Derek
     
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    Good work Derek
     
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    I love this!
     
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    Makes me wanna cry...;)
     
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