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Lake: Green Mountain Reservoir
2018 Wolford Reservoir Ice Fishing Contest

GMR Good Samaritan

Post By: fissherman      Posted: 1/11/2018 9:51:47 PM     Points: 5    
Arrived early at GMR today and found that I did not have my auger attachment with me, I thought I had left it at home. After calling myself several bad names, I decided I would use my ice spud and open up some older holes. As I was getting ready to head out, 2 gentlemen arrived and inquired about the ice conditions on the part of the lake we were at. I told them I had been on the ice Monday and it was good then, I then told them I was planning on checking the ice with my spud bar as I moved to my fishing spot, and they were welcome to follow me. I mentioned my auger dilemma and they volunteered to pop some holes for me We got to the spot and spent the day catching our limits of lakers, no biguns, but plenty of future meals. I had a great day fishing with new friends and even catching fish! As the daylight waned I started back to shore. As I was walking up the trail I had used Monday, I noticed my auger attachment placed where I could find it. I was pleasantly surprised that some good Samaritan had found the auger, that had fallen off my sled unnoticed, and had placed it where I could find it WOW, that made the day even better!! Thank you whoever you are, and if I can identify you, you have a reward coming! If anyone has info on who the GMR Good Samaritan is please PM me or post it here. Thanks!
 Reply by: FishingJunkie      Posted: Jan. 12, 1:06:18 AM     Points: 1810    
A good story...glad to see the honesty displayed there. Bravo, whoever you are.
 Reply by: Catcherman      Posted: Jan. 12, 6:06:21 AM     Points: 2954    
Man I love it when I have those days, it's nice to be reassured that good people are still everywhere. Be safe good fishing!
 Reply by: adrenaline_junkie_ff      Posted: Jan. 12, 6:15:26 AM     Points: 4471    
Very awesome
 Reply by: chucker      Posted: Jan. 12, 6:07:03 PM     Points: 39    
Is the lake capped yet or were you fishing by the inlet. Thinking about going mid week of next week but want to make sure there is enough ice.
 Reply by: fissherman      Posted: Jan. 12, 7:16:48 PM     Points: 5    
I was at north end, good 6 ice. Open patches near shore.
 Reply by: chucker      Posted: Jan. 12, 9:16:54 PM     Points: 39    
When you say the north end is that by the inlet or up by the marina. Let me know if you are interested in fishing next week. I live in Denver.
 Reply by: fissherman      Posted: Jan. 12, 10:08:44 PM     Points: 5    
marina, I may go tuesday, not sure yet.
 Reply by: burny      Posted: Jan. 13, 2:04:51 AM     Points: 23    
You saying you lost the drill part of your auger and someone returned it, if so you have good karma. I bungee everything down now in my sled, I need to buy a net to secure things. I travel light and only use a jet jr. So the thete is no ice at the boat ramp on the big green campground side.
 Reply by: chucker      Posted: Jan. 13, 8:38:07 AM     Points: 39    
Here is my number 3034621832. I could go Wednesday or Thursday but Tuesday will not work. Text me or give me a call.
 Reply by: thattomguy      Posted: Jan. 13, 6:43:51 PM     Points: 50    
Great story, thanks for the report! Someone bought some "good fishing karma!"