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#11504629 - 03/27/16 06:35 PM Fork thieves
R Clayton Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/25/16
Posts: 1
Loc: Wichita Falls Tx
We launched at the public ramp on 154 close to minnow bucket on friday. Probably 30 other trucks there easy. I had 2 yeti coolers 45 and 75 both locked with wire cable. Some low lifes let tailgate down and commenced to using some type of cutters to break the cable and snatch both of them!! Wondering if anyone else had trouble that day. I'll never use public ramps there again.

#11504638 - 03/27/16 06:42 PM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
High wide and heavy Offline

Registered: 02/11/16
Posts: 60
Loc: Whitewright, Texas
They shot be shot, I have parked there so many times and left so much in my truck. That's ridiculous. Thanks for the heads up. Wow, that really is sorry.

#11504675 - 03/27/16 07:06 PM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 8829
Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
That's pretty sorry, thanks for the warning.

#11504717 - 03/27/16 07:28 PM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
rxkid2001 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/26/11
Posts: 3942
Loc: Wishing I was in TX
Did you have a cover on the bed?

#11504743 - 03/27/16 07:39 PM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
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Registered: 04/20/10
Posts: 19172
Loc: chateau d'if
Sorry for what happened. That stinks.

If I have anything valuable, I don't leave it visible even if it's inside my truck. I put a towel on it or a blanket or something. Too many lowlifes out there. Doesn't surprise me a bit that someone would steal $800 worth of coolers if they didn't even have to break into the vehicle to get them.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
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#11505043 - 03/27/16 09:51 PM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
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Registered: 10/10/06
Posts: 4421
Loc: Sulphur Springs TX
Been seeing a guy in a gray small car hanging out there to much. I took a picture with my phone of him here while back but have since deleted it. If anyone see's anything funny or out of the normal just take a picture with your phone. Never know if it may come in handy or not. Sorry for your loss. Low lifes everywhere you go now days. Had my wheel caps stole at the Rainswood ramp a couple of years ago.
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#11505187 - 03/27/16 11:15 PM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
Devil Horse Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/24/11
Posts: 2568
Loc: East Texas
I swear a lot of those local rif-raf just wait for out of towners to show up, hope you reported your theft to the cops.

#11505200 - 03/27/16 11:37 PM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
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Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 14118
Loc: North Texas
Sorry to hear. A lot of people say the thieves are thick around there. It's a shame.

#11505378 - 03/28/16 07:17 AM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
reeltexan Offline
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Registered: 03/03/06
Posts: 2462
Loc: Ovilla, TEXAS

Dope heads.
Put them in prison and keep them there and things will turn around.
"..The pleasantist angling is to see the fish
Cut with her golden oars the silver stream,
And greedily devour the treacherous bait.
Bill Shakespeare

#11505380 - 03/28/16 07:18 AM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
RedRanger Offline
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Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 23616
Loc: Frisco, Texas
Boat Ramps always draw thieves, no matter what lake.........

#11505385 - 03/28/16 07:27 AM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
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Registered: 06/04/08
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Loc: Jack County
bang hung peep

#11505388 - 03/28/16 07:29 AM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
GROD Online   content
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Registered: 09/12/10
Posts: 1544
Loc: Eagle Mountain
Y'all would be surprised to see how many of these thieves are just the guy you happened to park next to at the ramp... It's an opportunist crime.... Vehicles in a boat ramp area not pulling a boat are pretty obvious. Always someone who wants what someone else has and laws these days are really relaxed on thieves.

Edited by GROD (03/28/16 07:30 AM)

#11505429 - 03/28/16 07:54 AM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
Ken A. Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 9372
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Sorry for your loss. Every time I see yeti coolers sitting in the back of a pickup it seems to me they are asking for them to be jacked. Out of Sight-Out of Mind.

#11505459 - 03/28/16 08:05 AM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
SeaAggie2015 Offline

Registered: 08/03/12
Posts: 181
That sucks! It's sad to think that people have nothing better to do than run around and steal from hard working folks. This just reminds me of Perky though. Man don't leave ANYTHING in your truck at that ramp. Inside or in the bed.

#11505480 - 03/28/16 08:10 AM Re: Fork thieves [Re: R Clayton]
JLane7 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/07/10
Posts: 6
Loc: Wichita Falls, Tx
Thieves are the worst. I really am sorry about that man. I hate getting things stolen from me more than anything.

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