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#12641183 - 02/22/18 10:40 AM RIP Ray Sasser
fouzman Offline
Methuselah

Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 48039
Loc: Houston, TX
One of the greatest outdoor enthusiasts and writers passed away last night.

RIP, Mr. Sasser. You were a great one! angel
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#12641192 - 02/22/18 10:46 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 10208
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Wow... Ray was a good man.

He fished with me on several occasions over the years at Fork. One day in Oct he hooked and lost a Giant on a Bagley DB3 crankbait. He wrote the article about his day on the lake with me and titled it “Loch Fork Monster”

Sad to hear he is gone.

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#12641212 - 02/22/18 10:53 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
slim 285 Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 08/25/05
Posts: 5520
Loc: Squeezepenny
Sad to hear . I always looked forward and enjoyed his articles.

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#12641216 - 02/22/18 10:55 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
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Registered: 04/10/07
Posts: 9693
Loc: Garland, TX
I enjoyed reading his column. RIP
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#12641233 - 02/22/18 11:04 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
salex Offline
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Registered: 03/24/09
Posts: 955
Loc: NE Texas
Ray was a friend and was instrumental in helping get the word out about Private Water Fishing. I was able to fish with Ray and his wife Emile many times. The last time was in April and likely the most fun we had. Ray and Emile are folks who are truly interested in others. Ray caught 6 fish over 5 lbs, including a 9lb fish. Emile caught a 7 lber. About 2 years ago Ray invited me to his induction to the TPWD Hall of Fame. Ray likely had 25 friends and family who were there to witness his induction. Unfortunately, Ray had to miss due to illness, he was in the hospital. He has been sick for a long time. I've spoken to several outdoor sportswriters who believed Ray Sasser likely had the largest impact of any regional outdoor sportswriter in the country. Ray will be missed by so many!
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#12641241 - 02/22/18 11:08 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
salex Offline
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Registered: 03/24/09
Posts: 955
Loc: NE Texas
Originally Posted By: fouzman
One of the greatest outdoor enthusiasts and writers passed away last night.

RIP, Mr. Sasser. You were a great one! angel


Fouz. I cannot find anything about it on-line. I had not heard. Do you have a link?
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#12641247 - 02/22/18 11:11 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
seahunt Offline
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Registered: 03/19/06
Posts: 18
Loc: texas
I miss his columns,now I miss the man.

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#12641268 - 02/22/18 11:23 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: salex]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 48039
Loc: Houston, TX
Originally Posted By: salex
Originally Posted By: fouzman
One of the greatest outdoor enthusiasts and writers passed away last night.

RIP, Mr. Sasser. You were a great one! angel


Fouz. I cannot find anything about it on-line. I had not heard. Do you have a link?


I've not seen anything in the press. A friend of Ray's texted me this morning about it.
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#12641272 - 02/22/18 11:25 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
Razorback Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/31/01
Posts: 3695
Loc: Tyler, TX, USA
Years ago reading the Thursday fishing report in the Dallas Morning News was the way I found out about fishing in lakes around the state. I called Mr. Sasser a could of times to ask him questions about lakes before I drove hours to fish them. He was very friendly and helpful to someone he had never met. I'm sorry to hear of his passing.

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#12641275 - 02/22/18 11:26 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
Mark Jones Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/18/11
Posts: 2147
Terrible news, his contribution will be missed. Prayers up to his family and friends.

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#12641281 - 02/22/18 11:30 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
fouzman Offline
Methuselah

Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 48039
Loc: Houston, TX
Ray's articles and books are a large part of why I'm such an avid outdoorsman.
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#12641283 - 02/22/18 11:31 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
Scott Gordon Offline
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Registered: 04/07/06
Posts: 5454
Loc: Dallas / Ft. Worth
Very sad news, Ray was a terrific outdoor writer!
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#12641285 - 02/22/18 11:31 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
TreeBass Offline
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Registered: 06/19/06
Posts: 45983
Loc: Central Texas
Sorry to hear this, always enjoyed his columns and reports. May he rest in peace
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#12641295 - 02/22/18 11:35 AM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: fouzman]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
Posts: 12148
Loc: Plano,Texas
RIP

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#12641413 - 02/22/18 12:31 PM Re: RIP Ray Sasser [Re: TreeBass]
retdbasser Offline
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Registered: 11/29/06
Posts: 1820
Loc: Garland,TX
Originally Posted By: TreeBass
Sorry to hear this, always enjoyed his columns and reports. May he rest in peace


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