Found rod and reel in Chopaka

Discussion in 'Lost, Found, Stolen' started by Donato, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. Donato

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    I found a fly rod and reel on June 4th in lake Chopaka. Describe location and rod and reel. Looks like it may have been in the lake awhile
     
  2. Earl bentley

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    I lost a sage 586-2 and sage 505L reel in the back area off the first point after the big trees you go thru where land comes together as you go to the back. Gary
     
  3. Earl bentley

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    I lost it quite a few years ago.
     
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    Before spring 2011?
     
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  5. Earl bentley

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    Yes several year before that I don't remember exactly when but it was when I had my black lab who has since passed, if that is the rod and you can read the serial # I might be able to get it from sage. I was the original owner of the rod.
     
  6. Earl bentley

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    My wife thinks my black lab passed in in 2006 or 2007, so it was before that.
     
  7. Earl bentley

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    Now that I think about it I keep fishing journals and I can look in that, I will have the time that I lost that set up for sure.
     
  8. Earl bentley

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    I found my entry and it was on Sept 22,23,24, and 25th but I didn't write in the date but it was in between entry's from Sept 99 and spring 2000, so I assume that's when I lost it.
     
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  9. Earl bentley

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    So what do you think is what I lost what you found? if it's still usable, which I dought I would give a finder fee.
     
  10. Mike Ediger

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    Earl, the point Trip was trying to make was the initial post was from June 2011. The person who posted, Donato, hasn't even been on the board since July 2016. So if he doesn't reply right away, or ever, that is probably why. So just be patient, or try to contact Donato via a private message and you might have better luck. Regardless, while I hope you get your rod back, considering you lost it 17-18 years ago, I wouldn't hold my breath.
    Take care,
    Mike
     
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  11. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Donato will likely be active on this board once the central WA lakes open up. He's been seen a couple weeks ago on a different hunting board.
     
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  12. Earl bentley

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    No worries I did not understand that the person who replied back to me wasn't the person who found the rod. I am sure many rods have been lost in that lake, and mine was in the deeper water, it is unlikley it is mine and I'm pretty darn certain it is no good, I would not blame somebody for throwing it away, I wouldn't keep it. I just thought if it was mine it would be cool to hang on the wall.
    Ok, thanks
     
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    I lost a 2 pc sp 586 and sage 505L reel at chopaka many moons ago. Any chance that is what you found, no likey but thought I'd ask.