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#10964271 - 07/08/15 03:40 PM Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake
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http://www.click2houston.com/news/four-f...ockett/34041592

Very tragic and preventable. Wear your life jackets folks!
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#10964292 - 07/08/15 03:50 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
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Horrible.

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#10965243 - 07/09/15 06:25 AM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
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Registered: 07/04/15
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Loc: Irving tx
Extremely sad to know that life jackets could of possibly saved there life's.

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#10976705 - 07/14/15 03:06 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
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sad deal
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#10978825 - 07/15/15 02:46 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
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wow that's terrible.
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#10979051 - 07/15/15 04:18 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
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How awful and sad!!

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#10979398 - 07/15/15 06:55 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
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Sad indeed.
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#10979428 - 07/15/15 07:15 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
formula462 Offline
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Registered: 09/08/13
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Loc: arlington, tx
Very sad...I saw an older man today(60's)launching behind PK dam with his daughter and I believe grand daughter in a canoe and he did not take or wear a PFD, however the girls had one on.

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#10981521 - 07/16/15 03:51 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
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Registered: 04/30/11
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Loc: Kingwood, TX
Sad situation, RIP.

I have had several family member drown, wear your life jacket, its not worth it.

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#10983858 - 07/17/15 03:34 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
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praying for the family

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#10983961 - 07/17/15 04:30 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
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Started to read some comments at the end of the article and then had to stop-man we've got some sick people in this world.

RIP
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#10987470 - 07/19/15 07:26 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
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someone splain to me (after seeing 3 boatloads in less than 30 mins on fork, no jackets on) we have to wear seatbelts or we get a ticket, why do we not have a mandatory life jacket law?

and before you jump me about more gov. intrusion, if you are so stupid as to get on a boat and go with no life jacket then maybe we need to thin the heard anyway?
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#10991073 - 07/21/15 11:21 AM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: hopalong]
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Loc: MS
Originally Posted By: hopalong
someone splain to me (after seeing 3 boatloads in less than 30 mins on fork, no jackets on) we have to wear seatbelts or we get a ticket, why do we not have a mandatory life jacket law?

and before you jump me about more gov. intrusion, if you are so stupid as to get on a boat and go with no life jacket then maybe we need to thin the heard anyway?


there has been some talk of changing the PFD laws most states changed to increase the age from say 7 years old to between 12-17. Some are a little crazy like all people must wear one if the boat is less than XX feet. My little bass tracker is 16' 1" and I wear a PFD when running around but when up on the trolling motor fishing I take it of. Its not the most comfortable or easiest to fish with. One day I will get around to buying one of the fancy lightweight ones but they are a bit pricey.

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#10991093 - 07/21/15 11:32 AM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: fouzman]
txmark1959 Offline
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Registered: 07/19/12
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Loc: Onalaska, TX
just a sad sad thing
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#10991415 - 07/21/15 01:45 PM Re: Four Family Members Drown at Houston County Lake [Re: hopalong]
GhostRider32 Offline
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Registered: 05/15/15
Posts: 1414
Originally Posted By: hopalong
someone splain to me (after seeing 3 boatloads in less than 30 mins on fork, no jackets on) we have to wear seatbelts or we get a ticket, why do we not have a mandatory life jacket law?

and before you jump me about more gov. intrusion, if you are so stupid as to get on a boat and go with no life jacket then maybe we need to thin the heard anyway?


At my local lake on Sunday I saw a pontoon boat with about 10 people on it cruising by at about 25 mph or so. On the very front was a guy sitting on the front edge with his legs dangling off. Eventually, as sad as it is, he very well may thin himself out.....

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