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#10754395 - 04/08/15 03:21 PM Giving back....
Shaun Russell Offline
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Registered: 03/15/08
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Loc: Ray Roberts
Ok so when I grew up I loved fishing. But my family was pretty poor. I couldn't afford lures like I wanted. But one day I found a small crank bait on the shore where I was fishing. With that little crank bait I caught my first bass and started a sickness for bass fishing that is still growing today.
I tell you this story because I believe I can do more to get kids into fishing then having them "finding" my lost lures. wink
I was just cleaning out the man cave and found a few lures and a tackle box that I don't use much, or I would like to pass on to a kiddo that NEEDS them.
So here's the deal. If you have a YOUNG fisher person that could use a jump start in fishing these are free. All you have to do is pick them up from me in the next couple weeks. I live on Ray Roberts lake just north of denton.
Shaun
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#10754447 - 04/08/15 03:45 PM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Offline
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Registered: 02/23/11
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Good thing you are doing here. I actually need to do the same. I have TONS of plastic and plastic boxes I don't ever use and need to get rid of and dont really care to try and sell them. MAybe donating to a high school bass club somewhere or something like that would be a good idea? Need to go through my stuff first but I know I have a BUNCH.

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#10754606 - 04/08/15 05:07 PM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
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If y'all don't find any takers, this kid is taking old plastics (used or not, I believe) turning them into crawls and selling them. The cool thing is, for every bag he sells, he will donate a bag to a high school or college fishing team. For every four bags he sells to a retailer, he will donate one bag.

Seems like a smart kid and I like the idea. If you can't find any takers, this might be the next best thing.

http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/forums/22/1/Trading_Post_-_Swap_-_Classifi
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#10754680 - 04/08/15 05:48 PM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Duck_Hunter]
Shaun Russell Offline
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Originally Posted By: Duck_Hunter
If y'all don't find any takers, this kid is taking old plastics (used or not, I believe) turning them into crawls and selling them. The cool thing is, for every bag he sells, he will donate a bag to a high school or college fishing team. For every four bags he sells to a retailer, he will donate one bag.

Seems like a smart kid and I like the idea. If you can't find any takers, this might be the next best thing.

http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/forums/22/1/Trading_Post_-_Swap_-_Classifi

I like what this kid is doing. I'll start saving my spent rubber worms to send to him. These that I have now still have plenty life in them to be fished with as they are. But well see how it plats out.
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#10754733 - 04/08/15 06:20 PM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
Bass Art Offline
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Registered: 03/16/03
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Loc: Talty, TX
Greatness!! This is what makes some parts of our culture still awesome!
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#10754752 - 04/08/15 06:29 PM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
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Originally Posted By: Shaun Russell
Originally Posted By: Duck_Hunter
If y'all don't find any takers, this kid is taking old plastics (used or not, I believe) turning them into crawls and selling them. The cool thing is, for every bag he sells, he will donate a bag to a high school or college fishing team. For every four bags he sells to a retailer, he will donate one bag.

Seems like a smart kid and I like the idea. If you can't find any takers, this might be the next best thing.

http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/forums/22/1/Trading_Post_-_Swap_-_Classifi

I like what this kid is doing. I'll start saving my spent rubber worms to send to him. These that I have now still have plenty life in them to be fished with as they are. But well see how it plats out.


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#10755087 - 04/08/15 09:03 PM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
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Some lucky kid! clap
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#10755302 - 04/08/15 10:22 PM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
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I've got a kiddo but think he has more to select from than he needs, lol.
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#10755540 - 04/09/15 05:36 AM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Robbie Milam]
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Registered: 10/28/11
Posts: 2510
Loc: Cleburne,Tx
I may know just the kid that needs those Shaun. Let me talk with his parents this week. Im also trying to find him a great deal on a used kayak. He has saved up his own money but doesn't have much. Maybe $300. thumb

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#10755585 - 04/09/15 06:27 AM Re: Giving back.... [Re: armadillomojo]
CanadiYak Offline
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Registered: 03/18/10
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Loc: Wylie TX
good for you Shaun that's awesome thumb
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#10755597 - 04/09/15 06:33 AM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
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Loc: Benbrook, TX
Yet another reason I am proud to be a TFF member. Awesome idea!
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#10755784 - 04/09/15 08:17 AM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
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Registered: 10/24/06
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Loc: Fort Worth
Great idea, Shaun.

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#10756016 - 04/09/15 09:30 AM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
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Registered: 04/11/12
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Loc: The Colony,TX
a lot of local high schools have bass fishing clubs. I bet they have a few kiddos that could put this tackle to good use. Great work Shaun!
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#10757923 - 04/10/15 05:33 AM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
Jerrybign Offline
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Registered: 10/10/01
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Loc: Forney, Texas USA
Believe I'll follow suit on this tremendous idea, Shaun!!!! I have WAY TOO MUCH STUFF!!!
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#10758991 - 04/10/15 03:54 PM Re: Giving back.... [Re: Shaun Russell]
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TP&W also takes donations like that. Me and a buddy just did a spring cleaning and donated a bunch of tackle and old rod & reels.
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