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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-04-2019, 11:20 AM Thread Starter
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If anyone has lost a reel along the Rogue recently, email me at [email protected], or call 541-326-2549, describe the reel, and I'll get it back to you.

"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it is not the same river, and he is not the same man".--Heraclitus
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I was able to reconnect this lost reel with its owner.

This dude had some major troubles. Walking back to his car a couple weeks ago, he hooked his foot on some streamside debris, and went down with a thud, cracking his kneecap pretty hard. Upon reaching his car, he dismantled his rod, put the reel on the bonnet, then drove off. Time for a drink.

Today, two weeks later, he was at the car ready to leave, and lowered the hatch on his rod, breaking it.

He called up a fly shop I had notified about the lost reel, called me, and I was able to get his reel back to him.

He was due for some good news! Every once in a while it happens.

"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it is not the same river, and he is not the same man".--Heraclitus
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