Unhappy Russians on the Stilly

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  1. griz72

    griz72 New Member

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    Unfortunately, I had started to leave when I met the sheriff, so I didn't get to see the look on their faces when he pulled in behind them at the parking lot, turned on the bubble gum machine, and asked to see the four silvers they had snagged. Oh, well...they didn't look too happy as a couple of us were filling out the reports on what we had seen.
     
  2. Gary Thompson

    Gary Thompson dirty dog

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    Good for you!!!!!
    If they (the Russians) don't like it (the laws) here they (the Russians) can go back to Russian.
    Sounds a little racist and I don't mean it to be.
    I think all the law breakers can go live somewhere else if they don't like the laws.
     
  3. griz72

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    I can't take the credit. I was just the first to call it in. There were two of us that I know of that called it in, and at least two that flagged the sherriff officer down to report it. None of us knew each other, I might add. But, well, I won't repeat the comments that were floating around as we were waiting for the officer...
     
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    That is great news.
     
  5. wolverine

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    Every time, this year, that I go north bound over the Stilly I-5 bridge I see rigs parked below. I rarely see cars parked there before or after the silvers run. I see the ocaisional fisherman at the bar upstream, but this time of year most are under the bridge ripping in the frog water. You did the right thing turning in the snagging SOB's. Hopefully they get a very expensive lesson.
     
  6. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    They will probably complain that they don't understand our fishing laws. And get off with a slap on the wrists. Isn't this what usually hapens to people like them.

    Jim
     
  7. Mr.E

    Mr.E He called me an Elitist ?? LOL ..what a moron

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    Cool! Wardens hit the South rivers this weekend pretty good to. :thumb:
     
  8. Bonefish Jack

    Bonefish Jack Strictly FF

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    Sorry Gary, but what you said is racist ... at least ethnically biased ...

    For me, I don't care where they are from, or what language they speak, or even what accent they have, I am just glad the authorities caught poachers ...

    "Russian" doesn't have anything to do with it ... at least for me ...
     
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    Just chill.....you guys need to be more accepting of diversity. Just because we have these rules and laws does not mean that the rest of the world believes in them. Just be more tolerant. What are four silvers compared to the benefits of diverse society??

    Geez, if you can not handle Russians or Mexicans what are you guys going to do when the Muslins start moving in from Detroit??

    Don't be so uptight!!
     
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    Yeah!!!!

    He is right!!!

    I am gonna go snag some silvers for diversity sake! :clown:
     
  11. Todd Robbins

    Todd Robbins Wishin' I was fishin'

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    :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: Yeah, he should have said 'the snaggers from Russia' :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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    Way to go griz!
    I agree with those that don't care what language they speak. The laws are for all of us to keep and respect (and change when we deem it necessary). I was fishing next to some fellows from the ukrane (sp) last Saturday. They were pleasant, well mannered, and had a healthy respect for the law. I'm glad they were here.
     
  13. Ed Call

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    What the hell, is this turning into a polical correctness panel? Snaggers bagged and tagged, I don't care how they look, talk or where they are from. When in Rome you follow Roman rules. Fish in WA, use the WA regs. I researched my tail off for a two day fishing trip to MT just to make sure I was not going to end up in jail for doing something stupid. Well done to all four who reported the poaching activity.
     
  14. Nate Dutton

    Nate Dutton I'm a teacher, I fish to eat!

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    ahahaahahahahh well played sir, well played.
     
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    i agree with gary. someone should pay the phone bill of the guy who called it in, heads up. there is a problem at lenore lake with snagging of fish by certain people. i have the poaching hotline on my cell. mike w
     
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