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Wayne Fowlkes
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: April 10, 2017 08:57PM

I received a call a bit ago from Capt. Ray Brown, informing me that Wayne Fowlkes passed away earlier today. Wayne was one of the most influential rod builders in the history of the craft. His decorative thread work graced the covers of Gudebrod thread catalogs for over two decades. I last spoke to him at the recent Expo for a few minutes. Wish it could have been longer. He will be missed.


Re: Wayne Fowlkes
Posted by: John Lentz (---.hsd1.md.comcast.net)
Date: April 10, 2017 10:04PM

So sorry to hear that. He was in a class of his own. Prayers sent to his friends and family.


Re: Wayne Fowlkes
Posted by: Mud Hole Custom Tackle (---.res.bhn.net)
Date: April 11, 2017 11:15AM

Wayne was an old friend on Mud Hole Custom Tackle, he helped collaborate on the ProWrap threads used by most rod builders today, my he rest in peace.

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Re: Wayne Fowlkes
Posted by: Gayleen Pratt (---.static.tq.net.nz)
Date: April 18, 2017 01:39AM

Stephen and I are very sad to hear about Wayne. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.
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