RIP Ozark Flip

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RIP Ozark Flip

Post by ERIC » Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:01 am

JMat contacted Mark on Saturday to pass along the sad news that Flip passed away that morning, suddenly. He was up in the Redding area with his buddy doing what he loved to do when he passed. That's all we know at this time.

RIP, Flip. :(


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Re: RIP Ozark Flip

Post by TahoeJeff » Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:23 am

Very sad news indeed!
I went on a couple of trips with him back in the day.
One of his many sayings has always stuck in my mind: "I'm a fisherman who backpacks, not a backpacker who fishes!"
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Re: RIP Ozark Flip

Post by JMat » Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:01 am

ERIC wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:01 am
JMat contacted Mark on Saturday to pass along the sad news that Flip passed away that morning, suddenly. He was up in the Redding area with his buddy doing what he loved to do when he passed. That's all we know at this time. RIP, Flip. :(
I can't believe he's gone. The world lost a downright good man last week. Always enjoyed and looked forward to our trips and BS'ing around the campfire afterward. He was one of my dearest friends.

Just to clarify... He had been fishing and camping with his BFF(as he called her)Sharon, when he passed suddenly.

Right on with the Right On, Flip.

Rest in Peace my friend.

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Re: RIP Ozark Flip

Post by maverick » Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:53 am

:(
My condolences to his family.
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Re: RIP Ozark Flip

Post by Jason » Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:37 pm

Wow. So sad. My condolences to everyone who knew him. We never met, but he replied to a couple of my posts and gave me some good advice.

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Re: RIP Ozark Flip

Post by rlown » Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:44 pm

Very large bummer.

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Re: RIP Ozark Flip

Post by Shawn » Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:27 pm

Very sad news for sure. I sure will miss his posts here.

My condolences to his friends and family.

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Re: RIP Ozark Flip

Post by fishwrong » Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:23 pm

Very sad news. I never met him in person, but loved reading his stuff. I read quite a bit he wrote here and elsewhere, and always got that feeling he was a kindred spirit. I sometime put people in two buckets, those who get it, and those who don't. From his writings, this man certainly did "get it" at least in my opinion. I don't know the circumstances of his passing, other than what I read here and on another site, but I hope it provides comfort to those who remain behind that he was able to spend his last day doing something he loved, in a place he loved, with someone he cared about. I hope I'm able to spend my last day in a similar fashion.

From an unknown friend from afar: God speed Flip. Peace and strength to your loved ones...

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Re: RIP Ozark Flip

Post by TahoeJeff » Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:41 pm

fishwrong wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:23 pm
this man certainly did "get it"
Absolutely 100% true!
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Re: RIP Ozark Flip

Post by giantbrookie » Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:24 pm

Whoa this is sad. RIP Flip. He was indeed a kindred spirit.
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