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fish with teeth

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fish with teeth

sun 1-31-10 i had my house out on the southern tip of barnacles flat. about 4:15 i left to help a friend set his house up on deans flat. i came back at about 7:15 to find my tv, vexilar, aqua vu, electric auger, digital camera, dvds, all of my tackle, and way more than i care to list all gone. there was a white GMC sierra 2500 in a newer clam portable about 100 feet away. i hate to point fingers but i have to suspect it was them. there was nobody else around me and i kept looking out of my buddies window( i think its only about a half mile away). never saw any lights or movement other than them. i filed a police report but we all know that never really helps. that really cuts a season short when you have no more equipment. so everyone be aware of who is around you and when you leave take your important stuff with you. even if you are still within sight. sucks for me but hopefully it will help someone else. be safe.

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bobbymalone

that sucks.

although it's too late for you, hopefully somebody will read your post and think twice about ever leaving valuable stuff unsupervised in their house.

good luck getting your stuff back, you never know...

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fishfearme

That really sucks! Im on the south end of Barnacles also. I left at like 10am sunday. It goes to show you just never know who is next to you. I hate theives!

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HopkinsFishN

Sorry to hear the bad news. Let's all keep an eye out for everyone out there, and if ya see someone different at a house or even looking, go talk to them atleast.

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coombia21

If this keeps happening when will people get the message and never leave anything in a house unattended, even if you are only a half a mile away. When we leave the house even if we are going to town we take everything even the tv not worth the risk of having it stolen.

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fishfearme

OK buddy. crazy We just need to watch out for our neighbors, not pack everything away like you are going home. I suppose the heat should be shut off too? grin

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ozzie

I am with the guy that said take it with you then you will have it when you get back. For some reason there are to many crooks on the lakes looking for quick and hefty payday's. Just think of the amount of money you might have invested in fishing equipment and tackle and the majority of it can be grabbed and left the scene in a matter of seconds. I know I have 2 graphs ($900) 4 poles and reels ($350) and bag full of tackle ($300) that if I were to leave unattended it would take 10 seconds to take and be gone. All of them are small and easy to grab yet have alot of value!!! Something to think about the next time you go to the bar or make a run to a friends ice house or town. How easy is it to take your vexilar and rods and tackle with you? For me it is 2 minutes of putting things in their place and loading up. Inconvienence YES but so is having everything taken from me!!

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broman

when you leave take your important stuff with you

Always do. I might look paranoid to my buddies, but I'll still have my stuff when I get back.

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elkrivermn

It is sad that we have to remove anything of value when we leave even if only for a short time. Fellas call be paranoid but anything of value goes with me when I leave the house.

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coombia21

My buddies used to give me [PoorWordUsage] that i would pack up the whole house even for going town until my buddy had a tv and a generator and a whole bunch of tackle stolen while on a bait run on his sled

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fish with teeth

i used to be among those who called it paranoya(sp), but now when i do have stuff worth taking it will be in the truck with me. even if im only a half mile away. call it an expensive lesson learned.

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ozzie

definatly stinks that this happened but I would be willing to bet that it doesn't happen to you again!!

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coombia21

just a question for you but why didnt you go and ask the guys in the truck if they have seen anything and at the same time looking around to see if you could see any of your stuff in their truck

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fish with teeth

i would have but they were gone when i got back. sorry if i didnt explain that before. i talked to 1 neighbor who was packing up and didnt see anything, but he was a little ways away. there was no one else around.

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