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Old 11-14-2019, 11:02 AM
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Fish Tales Fly Shop


Our faith in people is shaken this morning.

Our day started with a call from the alarm company reporting multiple alarms at the shop. Shortly after the call, we arrived at the shop to three police vehicles parked in front and a shattered front door to the shop. The thief or thieves seemed to have been on a targeted mission for reels and were gone before police (or us) arrived - 15 minutes or less.

Today is being spent assessing all that was taken, completing the police report, getting the door replaced, starting the insurance process, and trying to figure out how to best get the word out to the fly fishing community about the stolen goods.

On behalf of Fish Tales (Dave, Nancy, and our team) please be on the lookout for reels that seem "too-good-to-be-true." Thieves left here with about four dozen higher-end reels - Islanders, Sage, Nautilus, Brittania, Orvis, Hardy, and Tibor. Feel free to share this post as the more widely it is shared the better.

We will be watching on-line and have already alerted other shops in Calgary. We will list a few specific reels later today so folks can watch for these on their local forums. We'll notify police with any possible leads.

Thank you.
David/Nancy
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Old 11-14-2019, 11:10 AM
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Sorry to hear about this, you're my favorite fly shop. Hopefully the thieves are caught and your inventory recovered soon.
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Old 11-14-2019, 11:32 AM
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Sounds like they knew what they were after. I have no doubt that they will try to sell those reels and someone will blow the whistle on those creeps. I definitely will tell my friends to keep an eye open.
Surprised they didn't take any high end rods.
Makes me sick.
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Old 11-14-2019, 11:34 AM
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Hope you have cameras, and can use them in the apprehension of these creeps....Good luck, and hope your goods get back.
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Old 11-14-2019, 04:30 PM
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I shared it on Facebook.
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Old 11-14-2019, 05:20 PM
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Sorry to hear about your loss Dave and Nancy

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Old 11-14-2019, 07:02 PM
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Crappy deal for sure. I hope it turns out for you.

I'm looking into getting a couple of reels. Instead of looking locally up here in Edmonchuk, I'll plan on making a trip down to your shop in the new year. Sounds like you carry some great stuff.
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Old 11-14-2019, 09:16 PM
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Hands down if not the best, one of the top shops in Calgary for fly fishing / tying gear and material. The owners and staff are top notch and really don't deserve to have this happen. My only hope is that these creeps are caught outside the law and some old fashioned justice is delivered.
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Old 11-30-2019, 12:07 PM
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Agreed. Fish Tales rocks!
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Old 11-30-2019, 12:13 PM
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I just seen on Facebook Dave's over in Dubai doing some fishing.

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Old 12-07-2019, 09:24 AM
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I hope you get your reels back or at least have insurance to cover costs.

Maybe the thieving maggots will get caught and punished as well.
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