Custom ultra light float tube

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Rory McMahon, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Steve Unwin

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    Thanks for passing along the info. I think we can all agree that his enthusiasm will be missed. The ultralight tube saga was cool to see unfold, and the lucky few who got one really have something special.

    My condolences and best wishes to Scott's family and friends.
     
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  2. Freestone

    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

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    Very sad news and a great loss not only to his family but also to the world of ultralight backpacking and fishing. Condolences to his loved ones. Rest in peace, SHIG - I hope your heaven is filled with lots of big, beautiful fish! Thank you for your inspiration, dedication and hard work to advance ultralight float tubing.
     
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    Only the good die young....I don't know why. Miss you SHig Say Hi to my sister, she lost her battle a year and a half ago.
     
  4. Brian Miller

    Brian Miller Be vewy vewy qwiet, I'm hunting Cutthwoat Twout

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    This is so sad. His zeal for UL backpacking and fishing was infectious. My prayers go out for comfort and guidance to his family and all who hold him Dear.
     
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    Oh, this is a shock, to say the least. As in, didn't see that coming. Thanks for passing along this information Fishinbeatsworkin. I didn't know SHIG, but did exchange a few emails, and was lucky enough to obtain one of his ultra-light float tubes. His energy and dogged innovation for lightweight fishing gear will be missed. I hope his work inspires another to pick up the torch.

    RIP _SHIG.

    Sg
     
  6. cabezon

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    Wow, I feel the same way. I have followed his pursuit of the perfect ultalight float tube through his posts here. Such a quality individual will live on through our memories of him. He always struck me as imaginative and personable. My condolences to his friends and family.
    Steve
     
  7. slimjones

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    I purchased a SHIG float tube that I no longer need. The only trip it made was a test inflate in my back yard.

    Please send me an email at slimjones62 at live.com if interested.

    Thanks,
    ~Slim
     
  8. slimjones

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    The float tube has been sold. Thanks all.