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Boat Rage

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I am still in shock! I was fishing around the Sulphur mine on Saturday, using the trolling motor to move down the southeast side to the point and then work the southwest side with the gravel for reds. Had a close friend and his 22 year old son with me. I could see a boat coming from Last Island toward the point I was trolling around and that boat was coming fast. That boat pulled up about 50 yards from the point that I was trolling around and anchored. I continue to troll down and the fellow in that boat hollered 'You own that Island?' I thought it was someone I knew and hollered back that I did and this person went crazy and said that I pulled in front of him and cussed me and said that he was going to 'Whip my A--' and processed to call me everything but a Christian. I told him that he pulled in front of me, that I was underway with my trolling motor and would be out of his way, which I do not think he could have reached us with a long cast, in a second. He then proceeded to say he would come over in the boat an 'Whip all three of us' and as we were a good way off by that time were not paying a lot of attention to him until he said 'And I can back it up!' and patted something on his seat. I did not see a gun but I and my friend and his son assumed he was talking about having a gun. This fellow then raised his anchor, started his boat and came right at us, wide open, full plane, and swerved right at the last minute and went between us and the island. I take this as an assault and have contacted the Wildlife and Fisheries and the guy must have been drunk and he may be crazy. His boat is a center console, 25'-27', no trolling motor and high freeboard, twin Hondas(225?) and teal or light green hull color. Has a t-top. He hollered out that he owned Baitside or Bayside Bait and tackle. I have bought a lot of bait, crabs, oysters, at that place so I find it hard to believe that that guy is the same guy. Very Scary person that did not see that I was underway and he was cutting in front of me! Anyone that knows me knows that I will do anything for anybody and have a thing for being polite on the water. My boat and a yellow and white champion were the only boats at the Sulphur mine at that time. All of that space and he pulls in front of me and goes crazy! I did not get the hull #'s a I figured this person was drunk and was dismissing him. When he made the gesture and comment that sounded like he had a gun, I stared to take notice and my friends also took notice. We were to far to get a hull number and when he came so close to us I was busy looking at him to make sure he did not have a gun pointed at us. Go figure! He needs some help. I have reported to the Wildlife and Fisheries and am calling the Coast Guard and Sheriff's office to press charges if I can so I can get this person some help!
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I would call too!!! I would get him some help also, help him right into jail where he belongs!!! what an idiot!!!
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To bad he didn't lose control of his boat and run it aground a then ask for help pulling him off.
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mike, ya that would have been cool!!!!
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