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#12321079 - 07/02/17 03:16 PM Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp!
slotfish70 Offline
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Registered: 07/31/11
Posts: 157
Went to Athens this morning to fish out a rod and reel that was accidentally kicked over last night. Was lucky and finally snagged it after an hour of dragging but when I got back to the ramp the drivers side fender was smashed in on my basscat trailer. I was sick. No note on the truck. Did anybody happen to be there and see who did this?

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#12321095 - 07/02/17 03:28 PM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: slotfish70]
ChuChu1 Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/08/10
Posts: 3183
Loc: Gonzales, Tx
Man that sucks. I bought a $20 dash cam that will record about 24 hours that I put in the back window looking at my trailer. Hasn't caught any problems yet, but hopefully if someone hits my truck or trailer it will tell the tale.
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#12321099 - 07/02/17 03:28 PM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: slotfish70]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 4807
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Pisses me off.

Boat ramp losers. Someone dinged my truck bumper at a Thursday nighter. Nothing major, but it was the first damage of any kind since I bought the truck.

WHY CANT PEOPLE FESS UP TO THIS [censored]??
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#12321107 - 07/02/17 03:32 PM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: slotfish70]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 3067
Loc: Arlington
Sucks. At least you retrieved the rod and wasn't a total loss

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#12321113 - 07/02/17 03:36 PM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: slotfish70]
2014NITROZ-7 Online   content
Angler

Registered: 05/06/10
Posts: 371
Loc: Texas
Someone stole the fog light lens off my 2001 silverado at Athens.

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#12321117 - 07/02/17 03:41 PM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: slotfish70]
Tc24 Offline
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Registered: 08/05/16
Posts: 439
Loc: Dallas texas
I've had a couple trailer light lenses taken off my trailer.
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#12321141 - 07/02/17 04:06 PM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: ChuChu1]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 2462
Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: ChuChu1
Man that sucks. I bought a $20 dash cam that will record about 24 hours that I put in the back window looking at my trailer. Hasn't caught any problems yet, but hopefully if someone hits my truck or trailer it will tell the tale.


Dash cams are worth every dollar, I've had mine for almost a year but only faces forward. After reading this I need to get one for the back too.
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#12321155 - 07/02/17 04:23 PM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: slotfish70]
Chasin'Bass Offline
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Registered: 02/05/09
Posts: 574
Loc: Palestine Tx
That sucks hope you find them.

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#12321167 - 07/02/17 04:38 PM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: slotfish70]
Ranger481 Offline
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Registered: 10/17/16
Posts: 140
Loc: Seguin Texas
I had someone park so close to me that I had to crawl across their trailer to get in my truck. Looking at their trailer as I pulled out I saw one of their bunk boards completely broke off at one end, trailer over all in disrepair. I guess if they don't care about their stuff they won't care about yours.

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#12321267 - 07/02/17 06:02 PM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: slotfish70]
McKinneyMike Offline
Angler

Registered: 06/01/16
Posts: 345
Loc: McKinney, Texas
I had my truck front bumper plowed into by a trailer at Sanger Access ramp on Ray Roberts. No note, no nothing. I hope the SOB gets his......

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#12321333 - 07/02/17 07:02 PM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: slotfish70]
Texasdeepv Offline
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Registered: 11/18/13
Posts: 298
Loc: Central TX
Sorry they hit your rig... i hate that cr@p x1000.

Hate to say it but its that time of year. The ramps are full of the floating stereo boxes and the only once maybe twice a year pontoons. I watched a group of 6-8 folks loading all their "stuff" one cooler/bag at a time while parked on the ramp (two lane ramp)while there was at least 5-6 boats deep waiting to launch. They were oblivious to their surroundings. We are not gonna win that fight.

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#12321711 - 07/03/17 01:32 AM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: slotfish70]
stratos caster Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/08/06
Posts: 180
Loc: whiteoak,tx
Mine was hit a month ago they left note and payed for repairs.

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#12321827 - 07/03/17 07:45 AM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: GIG'EM AGGIES]
n_texas_basser Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/06/11
Posts: 288
Loc: Allen, Texas
I'm thinking back and front as well, but would that actually give you their license plate number? I don't think so, I guess the front one might, I don't have any at all yet, are they fairly wide angle, i.e. if someone drove forward pulling out of their spot and turned away from you, would you see the back of their truck in the recording?

Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
Originally Posted By: ChuChu1
Man that sucks. I bought a $20 dash cam that will record about 24 hours that I put in the back window looking at my trailer. Hasn't caught any problems yet, but hopefully if someone hits my truck or trailer it will tell the tale.


Dash cams are worth every dollar, I've had mine for almost a year but only faces forward. After reading this I need to get one for the back too.
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#12321844 - 07/03/17 08:03 AM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: ChuChu1]
96speed Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/12/10
Posts: 1267
Loc: Houston, TX
Originally Posted By: ChuChu1
Man that sucks. I bought a $20 dash cam that will record about 24 hours that I put in the back window looking at my trailer. Hasn't caught any problems yet, but hopefully if someone hits my truck or trailer it will tell the tale.



That's a great idea. Also a great idea for parking a boat around a motel at the lake for a night or two as well. Smart.
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#12322149 - 07/03/17 11:10 AM Re: Trailer hit at Athens boat ramp! [Re: n_texas_basser]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 2462
Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: n_texas_basser
I'm thinking back and front as well, but would that actually give you their license plate number? I don't think so, I guess the front one might, I don't have any at all yet, are they fairly wide angle, i.e. if someone drove forward pulling out of their spot and turned away from you, would you see the back of their truck in the recording?

Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
Originally Posted By: ChuChu1
Man that sucks. I bought a $20 dash cam that will record about 24 hours that I put in the back window looking at my trailer. Hasn't caught any problems yet, but hopefully if someone hits my truck or trailer it will tell the tale.


Dash cams are worth every dollar, I've had mine for almost a year but only faces forward. After reading this I need to get one for the back too.


Mine is wide angle, covers about 135* which is a lot. Suggest you get a name brand like Garmin, etc. and the larger the screen the better. Mine has a mini SD card that I can put in my computer to save the video. Fry's, Best Buy locally and there's always Amazon and Ebay online.
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