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Paul Waldowski

Sad to see - Be Careful out there.

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very sad

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Very sad indeed.

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Thats terrible. Me and a couple friends capsized about 15 years ago, we were lucky and got picked up right away by somebody who seen it happen from shore. Makes you realize how vulnerable a person is and just how wicked that lake can get.

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I saw that on the news last night. Our Prayers and thoughts go out to the entire family. Please everyone, with rough water, please wear life vests/jackets!!

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Tragic. I wonder what happened? According to the report, his boat was anchored. It was a 27 foot boat, which should be pretty seaworthy. I wonder if he fell off in big waves? That is always my biggest worry if I am fishing by myself.

I will pray for him and his family.

JDM

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