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SteveD

I may need some help with the rest of the season!

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Well I managed to wreck my right hand yesterday, just enough to screw up my fishing for the rest of the season. I was helping my neighbor take down a tree in his yard and I dropped a log on my right hand and busted the tip of my "Give'm the Finger" finger. I just about took off the tip of the finger - it is about as ugly as they can get. The Emergency Room Doc did a great job of putting it back together but I'll have to see a Hand Specialist this week.

My problem is that I won't be able to handle any of my boat handling chores with my hand gimped up. The big issue is my boat anchors - those 25# Richter anchors are going to be tough to handle with just my left hand.

So my friends - When I can get out fishing I'll do a posting asking for strong deckhands to man the anchors. The "Battleship" is always in the water and ready to go so there are no launching chores.

I should be able to bait my own hooks and crank a rod but I'll definitely need help handling a big fish to get him into and out of the boat. See how positive I am about catching a big one. I'm not giving up on the season - I'll just need a little help with the chores. I normally get out 3 or 4 days or evenings a week and I'm hoping to be able to still do that.

Watch for my postings and if you are available I would greatly appreciate the company.

Steve

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Sorry about the finger! Good luck with that!

Hey man, what a great way to utilize the community on this site. Gives some folks a great chance to get out on the 'toon and meet you. Gives you a good chance to meet others. Wow, sounds like a win-win, other than the dang finger being busted up!

I will likely take that opportunity in the next couple weeks. I highly suggest that folks who don't have a boat take you up on the deckhand offer, as sturgy season can be fun and I don't think there are many shore spots for them!

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Steve sorry to hear about that. frown

I'm always up for going out, feel free to call me anytime

for example..........I left my house at 8pm to come over there last night wink

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Steve, sorry to hear about that. If you wanna take pretty much a rook cat guy out, I'd be more than happy to go with you anytime and help with the boat. You can email me at s_e_hendricks@comcast.net

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Ya Steve, what a bad deal frown! I hope it heals up good for ya.

Steve is a great guy and equally is his yacht wink!

I will be looking for your posts Steve and see if I can make things work on getting back down to the Marina.

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Sorry to hear about the hand Steve, thats a bum deal.

Wish I had more time this fall to head over that way... its really not looking good for me at all. Couple trips, that might be it.

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Sheesh, bummer man! Well atleast I'm not the only one stuck on dry land then. I can't believe how little movement I have in my shoulder now after my surgery. The doctor said that he was going to try to make it so I had 5% movement of what I used to have, well he came close when I went back in for my first post-op visit he said that I now have 10% movement and will have to do physical therapy to regain anything beyond that.

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...and will have to do physical therapy to regain anything beyond that.

Good luck with the therapy. I'm no guru, haven't ever injured anything major...but my guess is that you don't want to short-change yourself on the PT afterward, as that could very well define the capabilities you have the rest of your life with that shoulder.

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I feel your guys pain, i had knee surgery 3 weeks ago after i hurt it during baseball. Havent been out fishing since, hopefully now that i have dropped the crutches i will be able to get out soon. Physical Therapy is the key, its all about chipping away at the scar tissue time after time until you get total movement back. Hope everybody heals up soon!

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My motor having issues right now anyway...........

And I think you know how much fishing I like to do.

I am kind of lazy, but I think I could pull anchor a few dozen times and still not have a heart attack........Darren and I were just talking the other day about a nice card game on the yacht some night.

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