Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
December 17, 2017, 07:56:45 AM

Login with username, password and session length

Recent Topics

[Today at 07:44:12 AM]

[Today at 07:44:12 AM]

[Today at 07:23:55 AM]

[Today at 06:00:39 AM]

[Today at 12:46:18 AM]

[December 16, 2017, 09:51:59 PM]

[December 16, 2017, 09:48:34 PM]

[December 16, 2017, 09:09:12 PM]

[December 16, 2017, 08:36:08 PM]

[December 16, 2017, 07:55:15 PM]

[December 16, 2017, 07:34:29 PM]

[December 16, 2017, 03:29:25 PM]

[December 16, 2017, 02:39:07 PM]

[December 16, 2017, 09:31:15 AM]

[December 16, 2017, 09:30:11 AM]

[December 16, 2017, 08:38:27 AM]

by 4est
[December 16, 2017, 08:07:31 AM]

[December 15, 2017, 11:03:31 PM]

[December 15, 2017, 07:38:56 PM]

[December 15, 2017, 07:32:14 PM]

[December 15, 2017, 07:31:08 PM]

[December 15, 2017, 07:23:17 PM]

[December 15, 2017, 07:14:13 PM]

[December 15, 2017, 06:33:29 PM]

[December 15, 2017, 04:35:03 PM]

Support NCKA

Support the site by making a donation.

2017 AOTY/DOTY Entry

Topic: 2016 PIF Recipient-MontanaN8V  (Read 2417 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

BigJim

  • A-Hull
  • Manatee
  • *****
  • No white flags.
  • View Profile
  • Location: Watsonville
  • Date Registered: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 14167
Rich reached out to let us know that his recent health issues (his current diagnosis is autoimmune pancreatitis), and hospital stays, and inability to work have left him in a financial/health crisis.

The A-Hulls have voted unanimously to withdraw and send him $3,000 to help him out, and have told him to let us know if he needs more...

He is hopeful that this will be enough to get him through until he is healthy enough to return to work etc.

I have attached a screenshot showing the $3,000 I have withdrawn and will be sending via check to Rich, and another screenshot showing the current PIF PayPal balance of $11,292.34 (please note that approx. $1,500 of the $ in this account is earmarked for 2016 AOTY/DOTY awards that still need to be purchased so the actual PIF balance is approx. $9,792).

Please join me in wishing Rich a speedy and full recovery, and just let me know either on here or via PM if you want any additional info about the PIF PayPal details.

 :smt006

Sincerely,

Jim

~GS 4  2010-1st~DOTY 2012-5th~DOTY 2013-1st~DOTY 2014-5th~T2B2 2015-1st~DOTY 2015-4th~DOTY 2016-7th~


BigJim

  • A-Hull
  • Manatee
  • *****
  • No white flags.
  • View Profile
  • Location: Watsonville
  • Date Registered: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 14167
For newer members...this thread gives a description of what PIF is, where the $ has gone in the past, and how the A-Hulls evaluate each potential recipient...

http://www.norcalkayakanglers.com/index.php?topic=64354.0

 :smt006

Sincerely,

Jim

~GS 4  2010-1st~DOTY 2012-5th~DOTY 2013-1st~DOTY 2014-5th~T2B2 2015-1st~DOTY 2015-4th~DOTY 2016-7th~


  • Fishing is the perpetual series occasion of hope.
  • View Profile
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Date Registered: May 2009
  • Posts: 5025
Ahulls as always you guys are awesome! Rich hoping and praying for speedy recovery.
Live today for tomorrow's sake.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Fish Master1

  • If it bleeds I can kill it.
  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • A-Hull Muggle
  • View Profile
  • Location: Prunedale California
  • Date Registered: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 9258
Wishing my brother a speddy recovery! :smt008


VK

  • Guest
Right Effin On  Thanks A-Hulls and to all that contribute to PIF....

Get Well Rich..you  Big Gun Totin`Tree Choppin`Bird Pluckin` Fish Scalin`Carnivore  :smt044 :smt044 :smt044


zisco

  • Salmon
  • ***
  • View Profile
  • Location: watsonville
  • Date Registered: May 2008
  • Posts: 352
   stay strong Rich. hope you get better soon.
paintors hate holidays


WingShooter

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • I fish not to escape life but to live it.
  • View Profile Branson Baits
  • Location: Mather
  • Date Registered: Aug 2009
  • Posts: 1945
www.bransonbaits.com 

US Hobie Fishing Team Member
Lowrance Pro-Staff
EGO Pro-Staff
Lew's Pro-Staff
Aftco Pro-Staff


seabird

  • Salmon
  • ***
  • Oh my GAHWD Jay, It's a baby fahkin WHEEL jay
  • View Profile
  • Location: Concord, CA
  • Date Registered: Sep 2015
  • Posts: 424
Proud to be even tangentially associated with such a great group of people. Keep up the good work and Rich, get better soon!


iroelikethat

  • Fish! It's whats for dinner!
  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • 42 in the left 38 in the right-Feather River
  • View Profile JeffE's Myspace Page
  • Location: San Jose
  • Date Registered: Jun 2007
  • Posts: 1272
GET WELL BROTHER, MONTANA STRONG!
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. -Chinese proverb
South Bay Safety Squad - TEAM CAPTAIN  Screen name generator and General Instigator from Decatur

FKV-1 2005 Liquid Logic Manta Ray (Decommissioned)
FKV-2 2010 Hobie Outback (Decommissioned)
FKV-3 2014 Jackson Cuda (In-service)
FKV-4 2017 Hobie Outback (Inaugural Pacific Mission/ Christening - Albion- Aug 10th 2017)


LoletaEric

  • Gimme Shelter Annual Kayakfishing Tournament Director
  • Manatee
  • *****
  • The focus is achieving a state of mind.
  • View Profile LoletaEric.com
  • Location: Humboldt - Always OTW if there is an option.
  • Date Registered: Dec 2004
  • Posts: 16264
Good move, A-Hulls.

Get well, Rich.

:smt001
I am a licensed guide.  DFW Guide ID:  1000124.   Let's do a trip together.

Loleta Eric's Guide Service

loletaeric@yahoo.com - call me up at (707) 845-0400

http://www.loletaeric.com/home.html

Being an honorable sportsman is way more important than what you catch.


PISCEAN

  • no kooks please!
  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • humming to the bear...
  • View Profile
  • Location: th' Doon, CA
  • Date Registered: Jun 2005
  • Posts: 7170
you A-hulls do some great stuff.

best wishes for quick healing, Rich.
pronounced "Pie-see-in"
***
"Every day is a fishing day, but not every day is a catching day"-Countryman
***
sponsored by: Piscean Artworks "Fish Tribal!"
*****
Randomness rules the universe. Perseverance is the only path to success..but luck sometimes works too.


sctrace

  • Salmon
  • ***
  • View Profile
  • Location: Santa Cruz
  • Date Registered: Jul 2010
  • Posts: 253
Hope you are feeling strong sooner than later Rich!   :smt006  After all, there's squirrels n sh#@ to be shot and cooked up at GS!  Will bring your dogson out to finally meet you in another week or so!   :smt003

-sctrace


ReelKnots

  • SonomaCoastSafetySquad
  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • Never leave FISH to find FISH.
  • View Profile
  • Location: Vallejo, California
  • Date Registered: Jun 2005
  • Posts: 3207
Awesome!!! Get well Rich!!  :smt006


-Kiel
1st Place - Albion Open 2009
OK Trident 13 ( My Trophy )
Stealth 495 Evolution
Hobie Revo 13
www.jetskisportfishing.com


In Loving Memory of Joel " Mooch " Lotilla.


Sin Coast

  • AOTY committee
  • Global Moderator
  • Pat Kuhl
  • View Profile Turf Image
  • Location: Mbay
  • Date Registered: Jul 2006
  • Posts: 13205
Montana Strong...has a nice ring to it!
Photobucket Sucks!

 Team A-Hulls

~old enough to know better, young enough to not care~


BigJim

  • A-Hull
  • Manatee
  • *****
  • No white flags.
  • View Profile
  • Location: Watsonville
  • Date Registered: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 14167
Montana Strong...has a nice ring to it!

+1.

 :smt004

 :smt006

Sincerely,

Jim

~GS 4  2010-1st~DOTY 2012-5th~DOTY 2013-1st~DOTY 2014-5th~T2B2 2015-1st~DOTY 2015-4th~DOTY 2016-7th~


 

anything