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Fishing with a buddy considered social distancing if you fish apart?
Yes [ 13 ]  [50.00%]
No [ 13 ]  [50.00%]
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Dayfat
Posted on Mar 22, 2020 - 01:44 pm


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Not sure if I would consider fishing with a buddy on the pier or in the rivers for steelhead social distancing or not, but curious what the community thinks.

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avgefisherman
Posted on Mar 22, 2020 - 03:24 pm


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Great question Dayfat, I was woundering the same thing. Even if you going fishing alone and find one or two anglers on the river that maybe not be social distancing. This really sucks not we can't even enjoy fishing

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HookMeUp
Posted on Mar 22, 2020 - 04:10 pm


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Avg - if you were in Germany youd be considered a gathering of more than 2 which is now banned.
My fishing buddy is either my son or cousin so still close family. During the pandemic though Im not planning to go out too much. When (if) this slows down then Id have no issue fishing with a buddy.
Distancing during the outbreak is a great idea but over the long term it will likely diminish. If it were to continue how would concerts, sports, movies, school, transit, etc. operate?

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ilyukha
Posted on Mar 22, 2020 - 07:02 pm


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Not sure what your meant by "fishing with a buddy when fishing apart"
what about fishing in one boat? Is that considered apart or not ?

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sabmgb
Posted on Mar 22, 2020 - 08:27 pm


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I answered yes because you survey said apart. But there is a lot more to it than that. How did you get to the river or on the boat. Could you keep the 2 meter spacing. I guess if my buddy drove himself to the boat ramp. Touched only the front rope and we never passed on the dock. He stayed at the front of the boat, landed his own fish we would be ok, but what are the chances of that happening. So I guess I will be going by myself for awhile, me and my pup.

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Tommy_Niagara
Posted on Mar 23, 2020 - 06:28 am


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Just go fishing!

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ilyukha
Posted on Mar 23, 2020 - 02:24 pm


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QUOTE (Tommy_Niagara @ Mar 23, 2020 - 06:28 am)
Just go fishing!

While you can before they lock us up in our homes.

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fishmagnet
Posted on Mar 23, 2020 - 04:04 pm


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The message is clear as day, STAY HOME..

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Tommy_Niagara
Posted on Mar 23, 2020 - 06:15 pm


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Otherwise the drones will spot you!

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Longshank
Posted on Mar 23, 2020 - 09:44 pm


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some people don't ever get the message unfortunately

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