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#12017321 - 01/02/17 10:48 PM LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something
5Redman8 Offline
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Registered: 10/15/07
Posts: 2667
Loc: Forney
There a a few LARGE lots of fishing gear for sale on Houston Craigslist.

Not saying these guys stole it but they might have "accidentally" picked something up recently.

Worth checking it out if you are missing gear.

Could be totally legit but there are a ton of listings in West Houston

http://houston.craigslist.org/spo/5921163896.html

http://houston.craigslist.org/spo/5938541624.html

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#12017374 - 01/02/17 11:49 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
KingChamp202 Offline
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Registered: 10/20/07
Posts: 1147
Loc: Splendora, Tx
I found a guy on Ebay years ago, he had at least a hundred rod and reel combos lined up in front of his house in Vidor Tx! I asked if it would be safe to use them at Toledo or rayburn?? He deleted his ebay acct 2 hrs later!

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#12018117 - 01/03/17 01:09 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
Bulletman99 Offline
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Registered: 10/26/16
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Loc: South Texas
My guess this guy has a Pawn Shop and many of those are prolly stolen----Could be legit but my gut tells me otherwise!!
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#12018241 - 01/03/17 02:02 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
bassmanrudy Offline
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Loc: Bossier City, LA
Yeah looking at what he has to offer besides the 1 or 2 saltwater set-ups those reels could be pulled from almost any anglers boat. And that 2nd link geez those just look like they were fished and then stolen(ahem acquired)... Could be clean but like the above guy said "my gut says otherwise"
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#12018315 - 01/03/17 02:43 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
scott01 Offline
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I like the statement "I get more new and used weekly." lol I guess that takes away the chance that they are just a lifetime accumulation of rods/reels

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#12018345 - 01/03/17 03:03 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
bassmanrudy Offline
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^^^^ yep...
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#12018739 - 01/03/17 06:48 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
mudd Offline
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Loc: Shreveport, La
So anyone buy something yet?
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#12018775 - 01/03/17 07:04 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
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Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 1140
Loc: texas
That 'ol boy has some huge huevos posting that if they're stolen, an me thinks they probably are. Some bass anglers can get pretty obnoxious when somebody steals their $500 rod and reels. Might even take things into their own hands if you get my drift.
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#12018785 - 01/03/17 07:09 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
5Redman8 Offline
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My next project is to put some ID markings on my reels.....under the reel seat.

What can I do on the rods?

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#12018818 - 01/03/17 07:18 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
Okie Poke Offline
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Registered: 02/28/04
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
I just sent the guy a text asking how he was able to acquire so much stuff. He's replying now.
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#12018837 - 01/03/17 07:23 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
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Loc: texas
Same thing where the reel attaches to the rod. I keep my boat and tackle in the garage and never leave it when I'm fishing. Guys that fish a lot of tournaments are more at risk because their boats, tackle and electronics are left unattended a lot. If I caught someone stealing a man's sporting goods I might not shoot him but I would shoot at him. Hate thieves of any kind.
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#12018842 - 01/03/17 07:24 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
Okie Poke Offline
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Here's what he sent me back.....sounds fishy to me.

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#12018848 - 01/03/17 07:25 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
Okie Poke Offline
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I was trying to ask questions in order not to give myself away by snooping.
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#12018885 - 01/03/17 07:46 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: Okie Poke]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
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Registered: 05/14/14
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Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: Okie Poke
I was trying to ask questions in order not to give myself away by snooping.


Sounds like he may have "salesmen" out looking for more "supplies".
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#12018901 - 01/03/17 07:58 PM Re: LARGE Lots of Fishing Gear....might take a look if you are missing something [Re: 5Redman8]
K.D. Offline
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Registered: 05/04/02
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Loc: Hurst, TX
lots of LEO's on the forum... I'm sure someone is already looking into this one

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