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Dang homeless camps! #7143856
01/18/21 08:52 PM
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A submerged tarp from an upstream homeless camp caused me a lot of grief today. As I pulled away from the bank after making a set the engine suddenly quit and I found that the end of an underwater tarp caught up on something had wrapped around my prop. Every time I tried to lean over the transom to get it off I took on water. Eventually I called 911 for a water rescue....but as fate would have it the current that kept wagging me like a dog's tail eventually gave it some slack and it unwrapped on its own. Then I had to call back the sheriff's marine rescue team and let them know I didn't need them after all.
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This is what I discovered about 300 yards upstream when I untangled.
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Last edited by beaverpeeler; 01/18/21 10:11 PM.

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Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143860
01/18/21 08:55 PM
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Dang.


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Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143862
01/18/21 08:56 PM
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Am I seeing things or is ;part of that a TeePee???


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Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143868
01/18/21 09:00 PM
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Fontana KS
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Was anybody home?

Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143874
01/18/21 09:02 PM
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Originally Posted by beaverpeeler
A submerged tarp from an upstream homeless camp (upstream) caused me a lot of grief today. As I pulled away form the bank after making a set the engine suddenly quit and I found that the end of an underwater tarp caught up on something had wrapped around my prop. Every time I tried to lean over the transom to get it off I took on water. Eventually I called 911 for a water rescue....but as fate would have it the current that kept wagging me like a dog's tail eventually gave it some slack and it unwrapped on its own. Then I had to call me back the sheriff's marine rescue team and let them know I didn't need them after all.
[Linked Image]
This is what I discovered about 300 yards upstream when I untangled.
[Linked Image]



Compassion Carl, compassion.

Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143875
01/18/21 09:03 PM
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Ran to Ca this weekend to drop off a couple horses and pick up a meat cutting saw and its amazing what they let happen over there. Sad to be honest from the second you hit the valley its nothing but trash everywhere until you 10 miles out of a town then starts again 10 miles before the next it starts again. You'd be surprised how far out some of the camps are and the garbage looks just like the pic in the memez thread

Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143876
01/18/21 09:03 PM
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Next time throw her in reverse and let it unwind it's self. Thing's mite get interesting at this point so hang on for the ride. laugh


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Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143896
01/18/21 09:15 PM
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We have a New Democrat Mayor in one of NH larger cities........and all of a sudden there is a homeless boom....even out of staters are moving in......they get Porta Potties...and 24/7 police baby sitting at the larger bridge i cross on my way to work.... and the trash is unbelievable


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Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143898
01/18/21 09:16 PM
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One of the reservoirs that I trap on (private) had a camp on it -- I asked the owner of the land if it was occupied, he told me that it was in the spring and summer. I still kept my distance and didn't see any signs of activity. Just another hazard of N. W. trapping I guess. At least it wasn't snakes, gators ,and meth heads like in the south. grin Oh wait we have plenty of meth heads too --- At least it wasn't gators and snakes laugh

Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143899
01/18/21 09:16 PM
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Sad to see for sure!


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Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143912
01/18/21 09:23 PM
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It looks like the current is pretty fast and heavy there in the photo. I would imagine you were a little nervous there for awhile wondering how it was going to play out!

Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143919
01/18/21 09:26 PM
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Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143961
01/18/21 09:59 PM
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That's disgusting. Im glad dirty hobos love your area.

Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143984
01/18/21 10:15 PM
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I used to run my beagles on the scrub land by State Route 35 and the railroad tracks, when I lived in Dayton. There was lots of rabbits and other game. The City acquired the land, built a bike path and made the area a park. The homeless people moved in and built several camps, one that was huge, hidden in the woods and brush. The City went in and bulldozed out every tree and bush for miles and kept the grass cut short to give the homeless no where to hide.

Many of the homeless people huffed paint and could barely talk. They had gold paint around their lips from sniffing paint out of a bag.

While the homeless camps were close, most of my neighbors and I lost our downspouts, that were most likely sold for scrap. All the aluminum cans were taken from the recycling bins. My neighbor, who left his truck unlocked, had sound systems stolen 3 times. I sicced my dogs on someone coming in my front window and someone else who dismantled part of my privacy fence. Those homeless guys can run!

Keith

Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143988
01/18/21 10:26 PM
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At different times I have tried to employ homeless folks. Most only want handouts and won't work, and the few that did take me up on a day job never lasted the day.

I think I could actually admire homeless people (living life on their own terms etc, etc) if they didn't trash up everything. I have zero tolerance for that kind of thing.


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Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7143991
01/18/21 10:27 PM
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Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7144004
01/18/21 10:46 PM
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All of the homeless I have arrested or thrown off of properties were mentally ill, drugged or both.

Keith

Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7144050
01/18/21 11:45 PM
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Interesting that I remember the hippies and communes and how time and need forced them to grow up and face reality. Now the government does all it can to keep these people as they are. At our expense of course.

Osky


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Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: beaverpeeler] #7144219
01/19/21 07:39 AM
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Around here they panhandle at the exit from Walmart and Lowes. Sitting there in the grass beside their dog, with a cardboard sign, smoking cigs, all right across from help wanted signs. They don't get a penny from me.

Re: Dang homeless camps! [Re: KeithC] #7144242
01/19/21 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by KeithC
All of the homeless I have arrested or thrown off of properties were mentally ill, drugged or both.

Keith


Agreed, a symptom of mental illness. All homeless people living on the streets or in camps in Canada are doing so by choice.

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