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Re: River Etiquette - ethics on the water
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2016, 07:31:31 PM »
My biggest pet peave is litter.  I can't stand to see all the trash floating around whether it's on the river or in open water.  And you know it's from someone either on the banks of the river or in a boat on the open water when it fresh and floating.  It takes me anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes to clean all the trash out of my storage compartments after a day on the water.  I make sure anyone with me knows it stays in the boat!!!  Open a compartment and drop it in!  I once shoved a buddy overboard and told him when he retrieved his coke can he could get back in the boat.  He never threw another thing over again.    ;D  He didn't think it was funny at first, but after I showed him all the crap floating around he gained a whole new perspective and agreed I was right.  Now his boat looks as bad as mine at the end of the day.
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Re: River Etiquette - ethics on the water
« Reply #16 on: July 04, 2016, 05:44:46 PM »
Agreed and well said!  I  even save all of my tippet clippings and bring them home  ;D

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Re: River Etiquette - ethics on the water
« Reply #17 on: July 04, 2016, 07:33:25 PM »
One of my biggest pet peeves as far as river etiquette in competitive angling is having Chris Puchniak in my group.

He comes in, catches all the fish in your sector in Water  where you just put your flies, and then shakes your hand after like a proper gentleman and says it was great fishing with you!

And the worst part is, you had such a great time!

Wait a minute...

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Re: River Etiquette - ethics on the water
« Reply #18 on: July 06, 2016, 09:36:32 AM »
Lol.  Not sure if I should delete that obvious derogatory post or not...   :)
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Re: River Etiquette - ethics on the water
« Reply #19 on: July 06, 2016, 10:44:00 AM »
I hear they are starting a (I fished with Chris group). lol
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