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#11919873 - 11/06/16 01:39 PM Broke down and rescued
mjmetro0719 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/25/02
Posts: 3908
Loc: saginaw,tx
Today I fished LW and broke down, as I was stranded there I waived down a bass boat who turned and came straight towards me but then turned away and left. About 15 minutes later another bass boat came by and I tried to wave him down for help but he just looked at me and kept going, then out of nowhere a 12 or 14 ' alumacraft flat bottom boat with a five horsepower engine (I think) pulled up and asked if I needed some help. I told them that my batteries were dead and I was broke down. Without any hesitation they handed me there battery which started the engine but wouldn't stay running when I disconnected to give them there battery so once again without hesitation they said it will take us awhile but we will pull you in to the dock. At one point they complimented me on my boat and my rod and reels so as we approached the dock I was so appreciative that they took away there time from fishing to help a stranger in need in there little flat bottom boat I handed them one of my rod and reel setups (abu 6000 with Rippin lips rod). You could imagine the look on his face when I handed it to him. I thanked them both and we exchanged names and handshakes. Thanks again to Wesley Frazier and Zach Corbin and I hope to see you two guys again on the lake! (Under better circumstances of course)
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#11919877 - 11/06/16 01:44 PM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
TCK73 Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/26/15
Posts: 2618
Loc: Jack County
Glad you got some help for sure, sounds like some good guys. Bass fishermen are too busy to lend a hand lol...
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#11919890 - 11/06/16 01:53 PM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
Fishbonz Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 4278
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Please forgive my ignorance but What Lake is LW??
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#11919898 - 11/06/16 01:55 PM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: Fishbonz]
mjmetro0719 Offline
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Registered: 10/25/02
Posts: 3908
Loc: saginaw,tx
Originally Posted By: Fishbonz
Please forgive my ignorance but What Lake is LW??


Lake Worth
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#11920251 - 11/06/16 05:51 PM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
K.G Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/06/08
Posts: 1694
Loc: o
Sad Set of Circumstances mj but you never know with people being so preoccupied these days. Glad your'e Good and all is O.K.
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#11920386 - 11/06/16 07:14 PM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
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Registered: 09/19/09
Posts: 6603
Loc: Red Oak, Tx. (North Texas)
Glad to see you made it In ok Mike-
I've been there myself-
And so many times folks that may seem to have less give more-
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#11920421 - 11/06/16 07:38 PM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
BigPoppa007 Offline
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Registered: 06/06/14
Posts: 1598
Loc: Burleson, Tx.
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#11920857 - 11/07/16 08:01 AM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
hurricane 201 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/02/12
Posts: 1435
Loc: Johnson County ,Texas
There are still a few good folks out there Mike, don't loose hope.... and call me next time I can be there in an hour.
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#11920872 - 11/07/16 08:06 AM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
Cast Offline
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Registered: 07/31/12
Posts: 5984
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
I always stopped and helped if I saw a wave from a boater. I think it's the law to render aid when needed, but that's not why I did it.
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#11920880 - 11/07/16 08:09 AM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
BODA Offline
Angler

Registered: 06/10/14
Posts: 293
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
pretty sure it is against the law to not render aid to a stranded boater

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#11920903 - 11/07/16 08:17 AM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
Buzzard Breath Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 1469
Loc: 32�42.136′N 97�6.772′W
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#11921014 - 11/07/16 09:29 AM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
mjmetro0719 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/25/02
Posts: 3908
Loc: saginaw,tx
It's all good, if there is a lake to be stranded on Lake Worth is the best one because odds are that you will float to someone's dock. Yes, there are some good people out there and I can honestly say that when it comes to fishing I meet more good than bad people. thumb
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#11921140 - 11/07/16 10:25 AM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
Big Sam Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/20/08
Posts: 737
Loc: Arkansas
We had a little " bass fisherman experience this weekend as well" glad a real fisherman was on the lake and in your area and all made it home to fish another day cheers
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#11921694 - 11/07/16 02:51 PM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
Vess Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/04/13
Posts: 1904
Loc: Haslet, TX
Glad you got in buddy. You know the number
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#11922572 - 11/07/16 11:03 PM Re: Broke down and rescued [Re: mjmetro0719]
Txmedic033 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 3997
Loc: Longview, Tx
That's exactly why I keep one of these on board. Holds a charge for months and has more than enough juice to jump my Optimax several times on a single charge.

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