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#12509467 - 11/19/17 04:39 PM broke down on the lake
jolewis2 Offline
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Registered: 05/05/14
Posts: 59
I want to reach out to a gentleman that helped me out on Grapevine lake this morning. I think he said Dan. I flagged him down way down the lake with no one around and he towed me all the way back. I offered to pay him for his time and he would not except anything. Thank You Sir again. There are still good people in this world.

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#12509476 - 11/19/17 04:53 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
Bassbayou Offline
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Registered: 03/03/17
Posts: 111
Living on Caddo I have towed several. Even saved a couple in a canoe that got lost and gave another guy my trolling motor battery. Never took a dime.
First time I ever fished Sam I spun a hub several miles from my ramp. I trolled over to a dude in a Ranger that was tied up catfishing. I said I really hate to bother you but I have broke down and need to get back to the ramp.
Old man actually said “I just got here, good luck.”
Thankfully two guys in a center console Xpress saw me and towed me. I offered a crisp $100 bill but they would not take it.
There’s lots of good folks out there and a few hard heads.
Glad you got back.

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#12509492 - 11/19/17 05:12 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 5077
Loc: somervell county
Just pay it forward and it all balances out in everyone's favor! thumb


Edited by 361V (11/19/17 05:12 PM)
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#12509499 - 11/19/17 05:21 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
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Registered: 06/29/05
Posts: 763
Loc: Flower Mound
that was me buddy "Dan ceswithbass" Wasnt a whole lot of boats where you and I were both going to check them out, so glad to get you back to your ramp. They weren't there by the way, so you didn't miss anything. My second spot, I caught two solid smallies on four casts ...karma at work I guess banana

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#12509530 - 11/19/17 05:50 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
Chasin Hogs Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/22/08
Posts: 2863
Loc: Earth
flehan

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#12509535 - 11/19/17 05:53 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: danceswithbass]
coachallentca Offline
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Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 4429
Loc: crowley
Originally Posted By: danceswithbass
that was me buddy "Dan ceswithbass" Wasnt a whole lot of boats where you and I were both going to check them out, so glad to get you back to your ramp. They weren't there by the way, so you didn't miss anything. My second spot, I caught two solid smallies on four casts ...karma at work I guess banana


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Edited by coachallentca (11/19/17 05:55 PM)
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#12509544 - 11/19/17 06:09 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: danceswithbass]
BoomBoom Offline
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Registered: 01/31/07
Posts: 2202
Loc: The Woodlands, Tx
Originally Posted By: danceswithbass
that was me buddy "Dan ceswithbass" Wasnt a whole lot of boats where you and I were both going to check them out, so glad to get you back to your ramp. They weren't there by the way, so you didn't miss anything. My second spot, I caught two solid smallies on four casts ...karma at work I guess banana


Awesome!

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#12509554 - 11/19/17 06:18 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 5892
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
It's nice to know there are still some good folks out there.
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#12509623 - 11/19/17 07:10 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 3583
Loc: texas
Two TFF'ers getting to know each other. One needing help and the other willing. Good story. Thanks for sharing.
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#12509646 - 11/19/17 07:27 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
TX Strampion Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/11/08
Posts: 160
Loc: Anna
Good stuff!

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#12509764 - 11/19/17 08:22 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: 361V]
smileyman Offline
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Registered: 12/31/16
Posts: 45
True ! I am a firm believer in KARMA .

Originally Posted By: 361V
Just pay it forward and it all balances out in everyone's favor! thumb

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#12509782 - 11/19/17 08:32 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
206champion Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/12/04
Posts: 2392
Loc: Decatur
Good story we need more of these
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#12509796 - 11/19/17 08:35 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
feedman Offline
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Registered: 10/19/09
Posts: 51
Motor wouldn't start on Pines this evening right at dark, waved like a mad man at a duck hunter passing, he just waved and kept going, luckily I was close to the ramp took me about an hour to get back to the ramp with the trolling motor and paddling with my net, hope Karma bites that guy in the [censored]

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#12509805 - 11/19/17 08:38 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
T-racer Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/24/16
Posts: 793
Loc: Melissa, Tx
Awesome story. Thanks fellas
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#12509846 - 11/19/17 08:59 PM Re: broke down on the lake [Re: jolewis2]
El Skeeter Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 521
Loc: Kissimmee,FL
Yes Sir that is awesome, I've towed and been towed, offered and been offered money.
No takers. Spending time on the water its bound to happen.Karma goes alot farther. cheers

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