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kelly-p

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kelly-p

Doc passed away today. 😪

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scott-z

Very sad news. He was a character....always fun to stop in and visit. He will be missed.

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Rick

I'm so sorry. What a great guy. Condolences to his friends and family.

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ozzie

So sorry to read this...RIP Doc

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Xplorer
16 hours ago, kelly-p said:

Doc passed away today. 😪

 

😢😢

Somewhere up there today, he's sitting on the far side of a fishhouse, just past a duct tape line,  saying “shaky, could you put this one in the bucket for me?”

RIP Doc

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Mike89

sorry ya lost your friend...

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kelly-p

Shaky, it was nice of Doc to let you hold up the crappie he caught for the picture. 😀

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shaky legs2
1 hour ago, kelly-p said:

Shaky, it was nice of Doc to let you hold up the crappie he caught for the picture. 😀

I even put it in the bucket for him😀

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kelly-p

The time you had a few social drinks and did a live post that you just had a good "flurfy".

The time we set you up in 3 1/2 feet of water and you pounded them.

The time you hooked onto "the thing" you struggled with for 2 1/2 hours before the line broke.

The time Fred turned your grill into yellow ice sculptor.

The time you were using a walker after  surgery and you went a 1/4 mile across the lake to visit  another fisherman, with a drink in your hand.

Through the years a lot fishermen tried to find my houses, some found me.  Of all the ones that found me only you and Doc became my friends. Fred will be 12 next month and is getting old and slow like all of us but to this day he has never eaten a dog biscuit unless it was given to him by Shaky. From anyone else he spits them out.

So many wonderful memories. 😀  

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shaky legs2

God, I miss those times Kelly.  You are a great friend and Doc and I commented so many times how fortunate we were that you took us under your wing.  You probably felt sorry for us and thought we were harmless.  I remember your first year with the press-board houses that you later painted sky blue so they would blend into the horizon, that fire engine red truck you had, sneaky snaky roads with a gatekeeper house smack in the middle, that sneaky off-shoot road right off the Hillman road on the south side of the pressure ridge.  That area witnessed the hottest crappie bite I have ever seen and it went on for months and the crappie Highway.  Doc is reading this right now and chuckling.  Take care my friend, stay healthy and give Freddy a hug from Shaky.

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shaky legs2

I was back on the ice a week after hip replacement surgery.  My wife wasn’t too happy and threatened to tell the surgeon but I went anyway.  After I graduated from the walker to a cane I decided one morning to take a walk and visit some of Kelly’s customers.  Every house I went to nobody would talk to me.  I was just trying to be sociable and a good neighbor.  When I got back Doc asked me how it went.  I said we had a bunch of rufusses for neighbors that were unsociable and nobody would talk to me.  Doc said, “Don’t you remember rule #1?” “ Kelly has them posted in all his houses”.  “Don’t talk to strangers!”  😀😀😀

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kelly-p
8 hours ago, shaky legs2 said:

Every house I went to nobody would talk to me.

You were probably wearing that old air force parka held together by about 3 rolls of duct tape that looked like it had been put on over about 3 decades. 😁

 

9 hours ago, shaky legs2 said:

 That area witnessed the hottest crappie bite I have ever seen and it went on for months

 That was amazing. We sat there for over 2 months the closest houses to shore as everyone drove right on past us to get out deep "where the crappies were".

We had some great times and if I remember right it all started over a frozen doorknob.

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shaky legs2

You mean my homeless coat with the auger burns😀😀😀.  Yes, a frozen door lock that Jon used some WD-40 to unstick  started it all plus the book about Grandpa Fred, “On the Trail”.  Did you ever get that bottle of Captain Morgan I left with Shorty to give to you?  Maybe he and Marlys had a party.😀😀

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A.Wichman

Shaky,

 

Very sorry to hear of Doc's passing. I read the adventures of the two of you forever and it always made my day. 

 

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Borch

Will miss the stories about your two's adventures fishing up on Red.  I'm sure he's park over a mega school of those slab crappies and they're biting. 

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cookie129

sorry to here about your loss . 

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