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Not here in AZ, but a bass tournament none-the-less,

Be safe out there...

Father, Son Drown During Fishing Tournament
William Reed, John Reed Were Found Saturday
POSTED: 2:28 pm EDT September 7, 2009

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. -- Authorities said the two boaters who drowned this weekend during a fishing tournament were father and son.

Family members said 67-year-old William Reed and his 38-year-old son John Reed were experienced fishermen. Authorities pulled their bodies from the water Saturday during a bass fishing tournament on Lake Okeechobee. The men apparently fell from their boat shortly after the start of the Christian Team Trails Fishing Tournament.

Neither man was wearing a life jacket.

William Reed was found shortly after 8 a.m. He was rushed to shore but later died. His son's body was discovered nearly an hour later.
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I read about this on the BBC. Real tragic. They were said to be fishing in 3 to 4 ft of water. They were not under power so life jackets would have been off while fishing. Sure seems to have a lot of unanswered questions surrounding this one. Thoughts go out to the family. God Speed!!!!!
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