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Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

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Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby joe dirt » August 12th, 2017, 12:23 pm

Stumbled across this urn nestled up to a tree near a stream I was fishing.

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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby DrCreek » August 12th, 2017, 4:11 pm

That's awesome. What a great thing to see. Hope it stays there forever, unmolested.
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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby stanbery » August 12th, 2017, 4:31 pm

That is very cool.

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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby FIGHTONSC » August 12th, 2017, 4:37 pm

Love it!

Gives me a good idea for the future!!

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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby WanderingBlues » August 13th, 2017, 7:02 am

That's my plan.
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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby Wildman » August 13th, 2017, 8:43 pm

I flew my Dad's ashes to the ridge above Wrightwood on a stormy January day in 1974. We had only been in Wrightwood for two years and he had always said that we should scatter him across his beloved Blue Ridge. We took off from El Mirage Dry lake in a Piper Cub tow plane from the Glider port. My pilot was a Air Force Weasel pilot but our little prop plane barely had the juice to fly up to the 9,000 foot mark. I also didn't know the secret to scattering ashes and when the time came as we bounced along above the ridge, I found the * filling with fine dust as we motored along. I got a good majority out of the bag and on the ground he revered. I see that same ridge every morning from our ranch and remember the wild and turbulent ride in the middle of a snow storm. My Mom was waiting outside their cabin and we wagged the wings to tell her mission complete.

I think the urn is pretty cool. I'll share my wishes with my family.
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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby Bernard » August 15th, 2017, 10:08 am

Thank you for sharing. I lost my mother earlier this year and her ashes are in an urn at the family house in San Diego - for now. Although something like this would not suit her, I think this is great and I am sure it suited the person perfectly. Thanks for sharing ...
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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby Jimbo Roberts » August 23rd, 2017, 8:40 pm

Very Cool. I have asked that my ashes be spread across several drainages.

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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby briansII » August 24th, 2017, 8:50 am

Really cool! 68 is far too young though.

This was partially hidden above a friend's favorite place to fish. Still think about him often.
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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby DarkShadow » August 24th, 2017, 2:44 pm

Jimbo Roberts wrote:Very Cool. I have asked that my ashes be spread across several drainages.

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Same here.

Although knowing my friends, they'll dump it into the LA River and call it a day.
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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby joe dirt » August 24th, 2017, 4:26 pm

DarkShadow wrote:
Jimbo Roberts wrote:Very Cool. I have asked that my ashes be spread across several drainages.

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Same here.

Although knowing my friends, they'll dump it into the LA River and call it a day.


That's funny right there.....

It reminded me of this scene.

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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby lucfish » August 24th, 2017, 5:42 pm

Bench on the Mattole. Gabe was a * of a guide and a better man. Miss you big guy.

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Re: Nice Tribute To A Fly Fisherman

Postby 1mocast » August 26th, 2017, 2:42 pm

Beautiful tribute! When it's my time to go, Donnie in the big L is the ticket. But make sure you pour downwind! LoL
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