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    Default Whatever Happened to... Countr21?

    The last of my backpacking gear arrived this week as I plan to jump back into it after a (nearly) 20-year hiatus.

    Moving to Utah got the juices flowing, discovering Rich Osthoff's book go me to serious thinking, and then stumbling upon NAFFF and Countr21's trip reports planted the dreams.

    Those familiar with his work know what I am talking about (it's worthy of a "search" if not), but does anybody know what happened to him? He's been MIA from here for about a year and a half.
    "Joe"

    "We fish for pleasure; I for mine, you for yours." -James Leisenring

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    Default Re: Whatever Happened to... Countr21?

    I do not, when he first joined we traded a lot of PM's regarding some off the path spots I knew but then he just faded away. The same thing happened with some others who were regulars. I have sent what I call Proof of Life messages to many members over the years just trying to learn whether there was some reason they stopped visiting. Many answer that life just went haywire.

    Drop the guy a PM and see if he replies...…………………...

    Anywhere can be the land of great expectations, broken dreams, or paradise found, it's all up to you.

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    Default Re: Whatever Happened to... Countr21?

    Joe

    I don't know either, Countr21 and I used to exchange pm's on a regular basis, but he just faded off the forum.
    Larry


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    Default Re: Whatever Happened to... Countr21?

    I was also inspired by a few of his posts in the past, too bad he faded away.
    Life is like a box of chocolates...and a river runs through it. Or something like that.

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    Default Re: Whatever Happened to... Countr21?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ard View Post

    Drop the guy a PM and see if he replies...…………………...
    Yes, dropped him a line via PM. I thought maybe another active NAFFF member may have known him personally.

    Really miss his contributions this time of year.
    "Joe"

    "We fish for pleasure; I for mine, you for yours." -James Leisenring

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    Default Re: Whatever Happened to... Countr21?

    I can search through my e-mail log to see if we chatted via regular e-mail, if so I'll drop him a line.

    Anywhere can be the land of great expectations, broken dreams, or paradise found, it's all up to you.

    Life On The Line - Alaska Fishing with Ard
    Ard's Forum blog, Alaska Outdoors

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