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Fishing fraud

Postby joetrain » Jun Tue 25, 2019 1:16 pm

I saw this on another forum. It’s a long read so settle in. Draw your own conclusions.
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby SmalliesNEyes » Jun Tue 25, 2019 1:31 pm

joetrain wrote:I saw this on another forum. It’s a long read so settle in. Draw your own conclusions.
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Link?
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby Afalconsvick » Jun Tue 25, 2019 1:49 pm

I'm going to assume this was it:

https://sdfish.com/general/dark-secret- ... mike-long/

Here's the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8U4xXcp ... e=youtu.be

Kudo's to the camera man!
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby Aux Pleins » Jun Tue 25, 2019 2:37 pm

Honestly never met a cat fisherman who was an upstanding guy. Possibly Sam Bennett, but I would call him a multi species angler over a cat fisherman. #profiling
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby SpecialEd » Jun Tue 25, 2019 3:21 pm

Aux Pleins wrote:Honestly never met a cat fisherman who was an upstanding guy. Possibly Sam Bennett, but I would call him a multi species angler over a cat fisherman. #profiling


Agreed.


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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby FishinMatt » Jun Tue 25, 2019 4:01 pm

That is a long read but very interesting. That there is a professional con man.
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby SmalliesNEyes » Jun Tue 25, 2019 4:04 pm

Glad to see a piece of shit like this get his. What a loser. Guy has conned hundreds of thousands of dollars out of the hands of others, and is still walking the streets... amazing.
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby joetrain » Jun Tue 25, 2019 4:24 pm

Sorry guys I forgot the link. But yeah that was it. Eventually everything catches up to you.
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby SmalliesNEyes » Jun Tue 25, 2019 4:51 pm

joetrain wrote:Sorry guys I forgot the link. But yeah that was it. Eventually everything catches up to you.
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NP, thanks for posting!

I put it up on another Chicago site that many of us frequent, also.
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby jmdog2003 » Jun Tue 25, 2019 10:39 pm

Man I remember reading about this jackhole
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby Afalconsvick » Jun Wed 26, 2019 8:03 am

He also had an Instagram which he has since deleted :lol:
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby SmalliesNEyes » Jun Wed 26, 2019 8:42 am

Afalconsvick wrote:He also had an Instagram which he has since deleted :lol:


Everything is gone. Mike Long Outdoors on Facebook, as well as his Mike Long Outdoors website. Serves the bastard right. Airrus rods also pulled his sponsorship, and donated the entire rest of their inventory of his rods to a kids fishing charity.
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby vman01 » Jun Wed 26, 2019 6:11 pm

Interesting to read how far this guy was able to go with this crap with all the red flags along the way.
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby Phil6 » Jun Thu 27, 2019 8:58 am

What a crazy crazy read. Honestly had a hard time stopping reading when I needed to get back to work
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby HEDDONFROG » Jun Sat 29, 2019 12:20 am

Mike_son is a Mike Long disciple and oftentimes puts his teachings into practice :D
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby HEDDONFROG » Jun Sat 29, 2019 12:21 am

joetrain wrote:I saw this on another forum. It’s a long read so settle in. Draw your own conclusions.
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What’s more shocking than the article is that you read the whole thing ;)
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby joetrain » Jun Sat 29, 2019 5:16 am

What’s more shocking than the article is that you read the whole thing ;)

^^^ I’m retired now, plenty of time on my hands.
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby Rambler » Jun Sat 29, 2019 7:52 am

I'm retired too but this was too f'ing long. Scanned it - glad the MF got caught. Really shakes your faith in your fellow man. Nothing is worth this sort of crap.
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Re: Fishing fraud

Postby ohoffm » Jun Sun 30, 2019 9:04 am

good read. I am not surprised, when money starts getting involved people do stupid things.
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