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Lost Ice Fishing Gear

Post By: johnski      Posted: 1/30/2014 3:36:12 PM     Points: 6899    
I read this in our local want ads today and it broke my heart to think of it. Please be on the lookout for this kind of gear for sale.

"Lost between Del Norte and Monte Vista approximately by Manzanarez lane. Gas powered Ice Auger, fishing poles, and black ice fishing sled. A green pickup, possibly Chevy with two gentlemen was seen picking it up before noon. Please if anyone has information or if you are the party who retrieved the items call Kim Gonzalez, 580-8189. This was a Christmas present for my husband and son. We gladly will offer a reward for the items safe return. Thank you."
 Reply by: opencage      Posted: 1/31/2014 11:15:19 AM     Points: 164691    
Thanks for posting this, I hope they're able to get their gear back. And at least by having this up, it prevents the possible culprits from trying to sell it on here.
 Reply by: johnski      Posted: 2/4/2014 12:38:45 PM     Points: 6899    
I just spoke with Kim, and she said no new news as of today. She remains hopeful. Let's all keep our eyes open and hope that the goodness of people prevails and returns the stuff to the rightful owner.
 Reply by: johnski      Posted: 2/6/2014 3:09:07 PM     Points: 6899    
I am still troubled by this. Whenever something like this happens, it damages ones faith in the goodness of people. Does anyone have any ideas on whether a collection or something similar could be done to raise $$$ for these persons. Any ideas would be appreciated. I know this website is a collection of people passionate about fishing and may have some ideas. Thanks....
 Reply by: Catman1979      Posted: 2/6/2014 3:13:00 PM     Points: 570    
That sucks, maybe someone has some stuff to help her out, although gas augers can be pricey.
 Reply by: boogieman      Posted: 2/6/2014 3:15:21 PM     Points: 162    
that truly is a bummer. you would have hoped that whoever found it would have tried to get all of that expensive gear back to the rightful owner.
 Reply by: go_gettem      Posted: 2/6/2014 6:34:35 PM     Points: 94    
Ive been keeping an eye out on the net to see if anyone is trying to sell or say they found the items on slv yard sale n classifides. Also out the word out to people I know but all they can do is hope I guess. Hope someone comes forth n says they found it.
 Reply by: lvrider      Posted: 2/6/2014 7:12:49 PM     Points: 63    
I hope they find their stuff. I always wonder how people lose stuff like that. Did it come unstrapped or something?
 Reply by: titeline      Posted: 2/6/2014 7:35:06 PM     Points: 9    
On my way home this past weekend I saw a one man flip over on the side of the road. Just as was about to pull over I spotted a young guy parked and walking back to it. I saw the gas auger in the pick up assume he put the shelter in on top and it blew out. Looked like it was fine tho.
 Reply by: johnski      Posted: 2/8/2014 3:31:58 PM     Points: 6899    
The lady said the tailgate fell open and the sled and gear slid out. If you're headed down the highway doing 65 in a truck with big noisy tires, I suppose one could easily miss it falling out. Good work "Go" in keeping an eye out.
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