I respectfully disagree. While I not sure of if anyone has retrieved what they lost because of this foum, I appreciate being reminded that I am the only one who does "stupid" things with my tackle. I still mourn the loss of the St. Croix spinning rod and Ambassador reel that I put on the top rack of the pick-up and then drove away, never to be seen again. It does me (some) good to know that I am not the only one whose mind was other things when I lost (destroyed) my tackle. My vote is to keep the forum\

My 2 cents and worth what you paid for it.