Poor camping etiquette by fisherman

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by patrick barta, Aug 17, 2009.

  1. Zack Dudley

    Zack Dudley Take em'

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    Wow you got mad at someone for walking thru your campsite... grow up and be a little bit nicer, if you arnt going to be nice to them they're just going to keep walking thru and pissing you off haha well atleast i would.
     
  2. Smooth

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    Wow...some people are actually are telling the guy in the camp to "GROW UP" and "share a cup of coffee" or "a beer" and "shoot the shit" with a rude intruder.

    You are the people who should grow up and realize not everyone can go around doing as they please with total disregard for anyone else's rights.

    This "Its all Good" attitude is a bunch of Beeding Heart liberal crap. It is not "All Good" and the sooner rude people learn a little courtesy and respect the better off we will all be.

    Until then...you guys who think those of us who value privacy (ours and YOURS) need to grow up... grow up and act like an adult yourselves.
    You can start with learning COURTESY and RESPECT; they are adult qualities you need to learn about.
     
  3. Panhandle

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    iagree Amen!
     
  4. DanielOcean

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    I agree with your statement and it was well written but I would leave out the fallacy about being a liberal. I am a liberal mysefl but if anyone walks through my camp in a rude mannor and yells at my wife, (and that goes for the people who call this man hypersensitive) these people are going to get hurt. Although I would be more than friendly with someone who was curtious and kind. I think that this so called (trail) that the family was camping on was not established by the Washington state department of Parks and Recreation, nor the fucking Department of Transportation. If I see a family camping on intersate 5 that is a different story. Fuck your stupid trail, go around and leave the family alone, and if you walk through my camp " just to piss me off" your gonna get your 5wt up your ass.
     
  5. smc

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    The OP has not bothered to answer the critical question: Was the "intruder" following an established trail?

    If he was following a trail, then you and Panhandle with his .45 are out of line. If the intruder was not following a trail and just wandering through the camp then he's just begging for a lesson in courtesy and respect.

    :hmmm:
     
  6. Brett Angel

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    yeah, he did.

     
  7. smc

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    Well then. Given the other stories in this thread I guess I'm not surprised. Continually amazed, but not surprised. Sorry that self entitled boob had to pass through your life Patrick. I know it is hard to find a nice private camp spot when you've got a wife and kids to consider.
     
  8. Smooth

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    SMC , you would be right, but not quite this time: If you read my previous post you would see that I metioned none of my comments were valid if he WAS on a trail.
    And he did answer the above question in a subsequent post (posted before my second post)...he was NOT on a trail.
    Sorry SMC...we are not out of line, it really looks like the rude intruders were.
     
  9. smc

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    Yep. Cross posting. Carry on witcher bad selves. :beer2:
     
  10. Smooth

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    Yeah, me too, I am a slow typist.
    It was interesting to see other's beliefs about what constitutes rudeness, or not.

    It was more amazing to see how many people threatened to be rude, to any of us, if given the chance.
    That is what is sad...

    I hope my path never crosses one of the "Grow Up" people with the "Do what feels good even if it makes someone else feel bad" attitudes.
     
  11. smc

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    I hope none of our paths cross with the "rather large Teutonic woman" and her dog! Too funny and cheers to Mark Walker!

     
  12. Randall Dee

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    I value privacy and would never walk thru someones camp if I could avoid it. The thing that's silly to me, is to expect to get privacy on the Deschutes. I mean it's the D for Christ sake. Only the most popular river in the whole state of Oregon. If you really value your privacy that much, stay home.
     
  13. herl

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    Yes, both IMHO.

    I think this problem may be specific to you since I've never heard of anyone else carrying emotional scars from a brush with a misguided camp-walker. And I can't help factoring in that you find "Orifice" so funny that it bears repeating four times in a single post..

    Its been my personal experience that if someone upsets you, you should either say something, or not. And then move on. Moving on is the important part b/c dwelling on it only bothers you - the other guy does not care. I hope the rest of your trip was good and that this is not the memory you take away from it.

    If anything gives fly fishermen a black eye, its probably fly fishermen complaining about fly fishermen on a fly fishing website. That's just my opinion. I normally wouldn't offer it, but you asked.

    Eric
     
  14. patrick barta

    patrick barta Love'em - N - Leave'em

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    Wow... I sure didn't expect this!

    Sorry about that "orifice" thing if I offended any "Orvis" people. I actually have a pair of Orvis wet wading shoes that work pretty good, except for the fact that the stitching in the booties wears hole in my ankles... Ouch! Maybe that's where the hate comes from.

    Speaking of "hate" a fair number of you seem to have plenty.

    I'm a pretty friendly guy who lives in the city. I say hello to strangers walking on the street, and I try to live life by the Golden Rule. I respect the needs and space of others but when someone is rude, I sure as hell ain't gonna offer them a beer!

    Our trip was my 6th time down the Deschutes. I usually do a fall trip with friends and family trips in the summer. The odd thing is that no one else has ever come close to wandering through our camp except for fly fisherman.

    Again... I don't have a problem with fly fisherman walking through camp (it's happened plenty) as long as they are respectful, I don't think that's to much to ask.

    I'm done with this... and I sure as hell hope that anyone on this board who thinks it's fine to walk through someone else's camp, within arms reach of my kids sitting down for breakfast, without saying a word, acting like we don't exist, does not camp or fish near me.
     
  15. ReelFlyBro

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    maybe you should have brought this up with the 'intruder', instead of crying about it on a FF forum. better luck next time, lol