Sad News, Doug Rose Has Died.

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  1. Bob Triggs

    Bob Triggs Stop Killing Wild Steelhead!

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    I am deeply sorry to have to share with you that our great champion of wild fish conservation and the fly fishing life, Doug Rose, has died after a brief battle with cancer.
    Fair winds to a great heart and good friend.
     
  2. Jerry Daschofsky

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    Very sorry to hear that Bob. Too many have been lost from cancer, and it's even worse when they champion a cause.
     
  3. Evan Burck

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    Wow, that's awful to hear. I never met him, but have been very appreciative of everything he has done, and the books he has written.
     
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    How sad...Doug Rose was truly one of the good guys. He leaves a great legacy.
     
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    Damn shame. I had the pleasure of meeting him a few times. What a great guy. Rest in Peace Doug.
     
  6. Jim Wallace

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    Very sad news. Thanks for letting us know, Bob.
     
  7. flybill

    flybill Purveyor of fine hackle, wine & cigars!

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    Very sad news! My condolences to his family and friends. I met him briefly, but never got the chance to know him.. wish I had.

    He will be in my thoughts today and the next time I'm out on the beach. Peace Doug!
     
  8. suckegg

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    A gem of a fellow and pleasure to spent time on the water with.
    Thanks for the memories Doug....
     
  9. orangeradish

    orangeradish 1/2 an Ira

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    I am very sad to hear this. He was steelhead fly fishing. Easy journey, Doug.
     
  10. Itchy Dog

    Itchy Dog Some call me Kirk Werner

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    We need more like him. RIP, Doug and peace to your family.
     
  11. Saltman

    Saltman "Just Fish!"

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    Very sad news. We have all lost a true sportsman, conservationalist, advocate, author and friend. We need to continue his good work. RIP
     
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    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    Shoot, I'm sorry to hear that. Prayers go out to his family and other loved ones.
     
  13. Greg Armstrong

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    Such sad news.
    I really enjoyed his books and always looked forward to his latest Forum reports and stories.
    RIP, Doug.
     
  14. Nick Clayton

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    Just awful news. His family will be in our prayers tonight.
     
  15. Andrew Lawrence

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    I don't even know what to say. This is terrible news. If anything, Mr. Rose helped foster my own appreciation, via his writing, for the fly fishing history and traditions of the Olympic Peninsula. You will be missed. RIP

    P.S. Maybe you will finally get see Syd Glasso tie a spey fly.
     
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