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Old 05-04-2006, 05:34 PM
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Some friends were offshore last week and came across this turtle. At first, they assumed it had already died but, on a second pass, they saw him move his head slightly. The turtle was exhausted from pulling the floats and they were worried that it was past the point of swimming. After removing the mono and floats, they were relieved to see that guy swim off. I sure hope that turtle made it.
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Old 05-04-2006, 05:36 PM
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Good job in any case
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nice work fella's.
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Way to go, nice work
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Old 05-04-2006, 06:57 PM
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i like to see that.
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Wonderful work gentlemen.
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Nice karma deposit! I've done that twice before.
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Old 05-05-2006, 06:30 AM
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Nice to see one live another day. To many of them get killed by those go-fast boats.
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I wish PETA could see that; were not all "fish killers".


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That good deed will come back to those guys ten-fold........
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Old 05-05-2006, 08:00 AM
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Nice going. Most would just pass it by. We have lots of green turtles here too. A big problem does lie with with inconsiderate fishermen who carry bait in clear plastic bags. They discard the stinky bags overboard, not wanting the smell of squid on the boat. Allong comes a turtle &, thinking the plastic bag is a jellyfish, his favorite food, he eats the bag.

Plastic does not pass through turtles. It is a slow death.
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Old 05-05-2006, 08:27 AM
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Good job!

I have caught them while tarpon fishing, we release them too.

On a side note....a plastic bag will not pass through a cow either. That was another long day.

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Nice job, nice too see good deeds like that. I hope they loaded up on fish afterwards or at least I'm sure they will someday for it.
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Nice work....

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Awesome. Good Karma....
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...Great job!
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Old 05-05-2006, 11:15 AM
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Nice release !!!

Reminds me of a guy that was cast fishing from his boat and wrapped a sea-gull in his line.
The bone head cut the line a motored away.

We motored over to the very mad tangled bird and cut him free.


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Now,that really warms the cockles of my heart!!! Nice work Guy!So much for the coldblooded fishhunter!!
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An example of the right thing to do . . . THANKS
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