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RIP Clint Jones *berkleybasher*
« on: December 18, 2018, 08:24:52 am »
It saddens me to inform you that my good friend & often fishing buddy Clint Jones (berkleybasher site name)passed away peacefully yesterday.
You would all know Clint as Rodreellurefish and have watched his fishing videos on youtube. For you who may not know Clint was diagnosed with stomach cancer around fourteen months ago which was terminal and could not be operated on. He was given six months to live, Clint stayed positive, had his chemo & radio therapy and never gave up. Clint fished as often as he could while still keeping a positive attitude. He was a great husband & a wonderful father to his three young daughters all under the age of thirteen years.. We had some great trout fishing trips to the rivers in the North and quite a lot of laughs along the way too.. I don't think there was any trip where he didn't fall in the river.. It was just something that happened every time we fished together.. He also had a habit of lobbing his lure in a tea tree bush or a gum tree next to the river, I'd say to Clint " Oh not again mate" his reply was "Well the F****g trout aren't in the river so why not try elsewhere".. Yes, we had some fun times for sure, I'm really going to miss our trips on together on the rivers. One thing I know is that when I'm in a river that we fished together, I'll look across and see him there flicking a lure around.
Clint's memories will still live on with me as long as I live..

RIP my friend & good mate..
CLINTON JONES 18/9/18 - 17/12/18
cheers
Adrian

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Always had a smile on his face..
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Loved his fishing in the sow at Great Lake.
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The fish of the day here & one trip he cleaned me up 8-6
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Clint in his younger years..
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One of his tree fishing episodes
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Sticking it up me.. miss you mate..
« Last Edit: December 18, 2018, 04:06:08 pm by meppstas »
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RIP Clint Jones *berkleybasher*
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2018, 08:42:18 am »
A sad day

As I mentioned in a reply to one of his posts, he was an inspiration to us all.

I never got to meet him but am in awe of his resilience in the face of extreme adversity.

The world is a better place for people like Clint. Fly high my friend and enjoy the fishing wherever you are.

Paikea
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RIP Clint Jones *berkleybasher*
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2018, 09:08:17 am »
Many of us have watched and enjoyed Clint's video clips over time.  They were not high-level professional productions by any means, but enjoyable nonetheless as they showed a young man, devoted to his fishing, having a damn good time doing it in a range of locations with quite a level of success (and the occasional dunking!).

It had been evident for a while that Clint was dealing with an aggressive cancer - he made no bones about that, but simply got on with life as best he could throughout.

I am sure his wife and daughters will be distraught to lose him.  I hope I speak for all of us at FBT in asking Adrian to pass on our condolences to them.   We know Clint will be missed.  He was one of the good ones.  Rest in Peace.

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RIP Clint Jones *berkleybasher*
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2018, 11:08:55 am »
Sad to hear. His videos and reports will be missed on here.
R.I.P. Mate.

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RIP Clint Jones *berkleybasher*
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2018, 12:04:54 pm »
R.I.P Clint,
you will still remain an inspiration to us all, I enjoyed viewing your clips,
condolences to family.

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RIP Clint Jones *berkleybasher*
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2018, 12:10:44 pm »
RIP clint - may you fish on forever more. Always positive and entertaining

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RIP Clint Jones *berkleybasher*
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2018, 04:09:17 pm »
Thanks guys, I will pass your condolences onto his wife & family..

cheers
Adrian
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