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Lost Tackle Box

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Green Lakewood tackle box fell out of my truck somewhere between Hugo and Forest lake. Just hoping someone on here might have seen it and picked it up.

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That sucks, I hope someone finds it and returns it to you. I had the same thing happen a couple years ago and mine was never recovered. With over $1000 worth of gear inside I know how bad it hurts. Good luck.

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I have driven it a couple times and stopped and got out to look everywhere I turned or stopped. I'm sure someone picked it up by now.

A lesson for everybody. Always make sure your gear is secured and its probably worth writing your name and phone number inside your tackle box.

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ouch...

I wonder if the Lakewood stayed in tact after the fall. And I would think it would take a big bounce for that thing to be thrown into the ditch. Someone probably picked it up.

Might be worth calling the county sherrifs office, or some pawn shops who knows...

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I live in that neck of the woods - I'll tell the wife to keep her eyes peeled as she's head to FL for gorceries.

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definitely call the sheriff's office, there isn't a lot they can do but if they're willing to consider it stolen you can file a police report and you'd be able to reclaim your tackle if it's found anywhere.

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I had a bibs box fly out of my trailered boat near Red lake last year. I watched it get smoked by an oncoming RV. I only had one casualty out of the 30+ baits in it.

Saturday, I had a new Justencase box go deep six after bouncing some waves. It sank like a stone in 30ft of water. It was full of my favorite jerk-baits and Topwaters + some new custom painted Big games.

Luckily, I way pointed the spot and called my buddy that scuba dives. He dove down and recovered it like a treasure chest! He did the same for me last year after I "accidentally" threw a rod overboard.

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Jerry -

That's pretty darn lucky salvaging all your gear when it easily could have all been gone in an instant.

With that track record you might want to pick up a copuple bungees though!! wink

-erik

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He did the same for me last year after I "accidentally" threw a rod overboard.

Been there, done that... sucks when I did it in front of Steve Jonesi... but at least the big splash that followed caused a reaction... and thank god that Edge rods float even with a 7000iC3 attached and a Mag Dawg on other end...

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Check out the muskie first sight and look up lakewood. give the correct description and win recover the box if it is the same one.

Good Luck

Steve

I would be sick if it happend to me

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