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  • Outstanding gesture for an old Sarge

    I have been hooked on C.c since a neighbor told me about it several years ago. It is an awesome sight and I was lucky enough to be invited to help moderate it. For a retired guy looking for things to do , it was exactly what I was looking for. I have been fortunate to have made a number of friends through C.c , quite a few in person and some just on the sight. But every now and then you find out just how great our members are and how much they care about people. I met one recently when I bought a few lures from MonteSS through the personal classified, of which I am a mod. He noticed the USAF emblem in my avatar and put a picture of a bait he painted in his add for me to see. I commented on how great it was and told him a little story about a reel and bait I have in my man cave for display. The reel is an Ardent USAF edition and the bait is an F4Phanton square bill. The F4 was the fighter I worked on while in the USAF 73-77. Anyway to wrap it up, when I received my baits from him, there was a special bait he painted for me. I was speechless with emotion for a while, thinking that someone would do something so special for me. Like I said, you meet and make friends with some awesome people on C.c. William(MonteSS), thanks so much. I will add hooks to the new bait and display it proudly. As always, thanks Slab for such an awesome sight.

    MonteSS's bait

    My reel and F4 bait

    My awesome new bait

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    Comments 14 Comments
    1. Heavy Artillery's Avatar
      Heavy Artillery -
      Wow!! That is awesome man, love hearing things like this. There are still great people in the world!! Thank you for your service D!!! and a HUGE thanks to MonteSS for doing such a great deed!!!
    1. elkhunter's Avatar
      elkhunter -
      Very nice!!
    1. scrat's Avatar
      scrat -
      Nice! Thanks for sharing this post. Thanks to all that serve and have served.
    1. Crappiegirl1's Avatar
      Crappiegirl1 -
      Beautiful!! Great Story
    1. skeetbum's Avatar
      skeetbum -
      That's what folks do for one another around here, and I'm happy to be a part of it. ATTABOY MonteSS!! But mostly my thanks to you and all who have served D.
    1. tfr7315's Avatar
      tfr7315 -
      Great story, pictures and a very nice showing of appreciation for your service in the USAF by MonteSS! Thank you for your service D! It is so good in this day to see kind remembrances for those of us who served. God bless America!
    1. usafret99's Avatar
      usafret99 -
    1. Speck Detector's Avatar
      Speck Detector -
      Good story "D"....great recognition of our armed services MonteSS
    1. "G"'s Avatar
      "G" -
      Outstanding Danny
    1. ET Fish's Avatar
      ET Fish -
      That’s awesome!
    1. Billbob's Avatar
      Billbob -
      looks great
    1. SlabSlider's Avatar
      SlabSlider -
      Totally cool! Excellent story and tackle!!!! Congrats fellow USAF veteran!
    1. Roger C's Avatar
      Roger C -
      That phantom lure takes me back. I worked F-4G Wild Weasels from '81 'til '92 when they started retiring them Best jet ever. Congrats on some cool fishing gear.


    1. healthnspector's Avatar
      healthnspector -
      oh yeah...GO AIR FORCE!