Retirement Fishing Party Rocky ford in Feb

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  1. William Wallace

    William Wallace Active Member

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    To all.

    I have request my retirement from the Coast Guard after 22 years of service. Looks like my retirement will be July 1st.

    So, I am getting a few friends and my brother to hit Rocky Ford for a great last fling. We will be staying over night in Ephrata! I will post when actual date is.

    It will be just an eventful day, fun talking, fishing and getting to know one another. I hope not to be loud and annoy anyone, but if anyone knows me I like to have fun. I take fishing serious, but fun is always apart of my seriousness.

    My family and I will be moving back to Chesterton Indiana (July), so anyone in the area beware I will be back and lets get up together and have fun!

    William
     
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  2. Jerry Daschofsky

    Jerry Daschofsky Moderator Staff Member

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    Depends on the date i may be able to make it. One of my soldiers are due in and should have leave at that time. I owe him a trip.
     
  3. William Wallace

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    Jerry,

    Understand that whole heartedly! Would be great if you could show but understand. Would love to be with you at some of your visits. Just give me a message and I would love to be there, in uniform if necessary !

    William

    P.S. by the way I am going through some of my fishing stuff and will have some things to donate to the cause. I know I could get money for this if sold but to donate back to your cause means a lot more. I will have some rods and reels going your way!
     
  4. Eric Denny

    Eric Denny Summer is over but I'm still fishing!!

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    Please let me know the date and I will see if I can make it I really enjoy meeting new ppl.
     
  5. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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  6. John Wallace

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    I think one of the times maybe the late in the month of Feb. Maybe one of the last two weeks of Feb. I sure he will post more.
     
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    Before the snakes awake ;)
     
  8. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    What takes you to Indiana and away from the fishing mecca of the Rocky Mountain West?
     
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    Congratulations on your retirement. 22 years is no small accomplishment...thanks for your service. As a recent 26 year retiree, I can definitely say life gets better. Enjoy!
    And dependent on the date, I may be a "show" as well.
     
  10. Bob Rankin

    Bob Rankin Chasing fur and fish every second I get :)

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    I should be home in February. I'm not retired but I'm in for some fishing and meeting new folks.


    Bob
     
  11. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    I'd like to participate, but may not be fully-recovered from surgery on my casting arm. Please keep me posted. Congrats on your pending retirement.
     
  12. William Wallace

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    Again thank you all for your replies. I am leaving today for 3 weeks to go to LA/LB area for CG Inspections. Will be back around the 25th Jan. By then I will have a more definite date on when we will be going over and will post.

    Have a good Jan fishing! cause I will have no time while in LA/LB, maybe may go to the casting club and see what's brewing over there! If I cant log on while away I will have my brother "John Wallace" post for me.

    William
     
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    golfman44 4-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    Damn. My casting mentor is leaving me? I'm destined for a life of collapsing loops and skunkings.

    I'm there
     
  14. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Bring along a kid to cast for you, then all you need to do is mend and set the hook.
     
  15. Jim Ficklin

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    Can I call you "Kid?" And will you bring me beer/whiskey on command?
     
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