RIP Bob Higgins

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RIP Bob Higgins

Postby DanIsaac » Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:32 am

It is with an extremely heavy heart that I'm posting this today, and I'm pretty much at a loss for words so here you go.

Bob passed away this past Friday in Oregon where he had been living with his wife Dorothy and family.

Bob you were a true friend to so many of us and you will be sorely missed my friend. Dorothy, you and the family are in my thoughts and prayers. Our sincere condolences.

God's Speed my friend and RIP. Black and blue senkos it is in Heaven now!
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Re: RIP Bobby Higgins

Postby Brian 0167 » Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:24 am

This saddens my heart, Bob was a great friend and will be thoroughly missed. My prayers are with Dorthy and the rest of Bob's family.

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Re: RIP Bobby Higgins

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby Bsapp206 » Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:21 pm

Some of my first memories of coming to clear lake almost 20 years ago was stopping at the shop to shoot the bull with Higgy and buy some new baits. I still look on the front porch of limit out and expect to see him sitting there. True fisherman that owned that shop. Bass master western open Am Champ as well.
R.I.P. Higgy see ya on the water.

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby Larry Hemphill » Thu Apr 30, 2020 4:32 pm

I couldn't agree more with bsapp's post. Bob was a big help to me with up-to-date info before a guide trip to Clear Lake! Of course, he would expect me to bring in clients after day trips to buy stuff "they should have used" - LOL My clients would just marvel at his shop - so much stuff in so small an area!! He was proud of his shop - as well as he should have been!! And his wife had the adjoining shop with all kind of good home decorating stuff. I always have done a lot of late afternoon/night trips and can picture him sitting in front of the shop - waiting to be of help to a late angler. Unfortunately - usually with a smoke in his hand. If I needed something for an upcoming trip, he would always try to have it ready when I arrived. Bob was always an Important part of my success at Clear Lake. I will miss him!!!

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby Doug Warren » Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:52 pm

This is sad news. All my buddies and myself made many Clear lake trips every year. He would always leave the key for us and let us load up on tackle and never give him a dime until we left. I still have a bait he gave me I've kind of kept for a keep sake..RIP and miss you buddy

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby Ben520 » Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:29 pm

RIP Bob prayers for family, there was not anytime I fished clear lake that I didn't stop by for advice or talk fishing.

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby WB Staff » Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:20 pm

Miss the days when we could stop in and talk fishing with Bob at Limit Out. Here's one from the good ol' days.

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby Hitman » Fri May 01, 2020 7:23 am

Rest easy Bob!

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby ash » Fri May 01, 2020 8:08 am

I always made it a point to stop by the Limit Out and see Bob. It was just my clear lake routine from the very first time i went to clear lake till the day he sold it.

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby tthomasy » Fri May 01, 2020 8:58 am

How many of us stayed at his cabins? Good times and a great gentleman.

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby bishopbass » Fri May 01, 2020 9:48 am

Rest In Peace Bob, you will be missed greatly. Some of the best times of my life started with a visit to your shop and a chat with you. You were like the uncle we all wish we had.

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby VJ » Fri May 01, 2020 10:25 am

Wow my first memories of fishing Clear lake staying in the keys I would see and talk to Bob everyday. Really appreciate the memories and info Bob, he is definitely going to me missed. Rest in peace buddy

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby Mitch » Fri May 01, 2020 10:36 am

Bob was always a great help to me when going to Clear Lake. I've stayed in the "Cabins" too !!
He'll be missed by many. R.I.P. Bob !
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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby Skeeterman » Fri May 01, 2020 5:39 pm

Wow what a loss. RIP Bob and thank you for the help for teaching on how to fish CL and showing what to use now I have all the confidence to fish CL fun fishing or tournament fishing. May God be with your family.

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby Pat » Wed May 06, 2020 2:47 pm

Very sorry to lose such a genuinely nice guy. Stayed in cabins numerous times. He always went out of his way to help people. Rest in peace, you made the world a better place.

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Re: RIP Bob Higgins

Postby Fast Eddie » Fri May 08, 2020 12:09 pm

If there ever was a man more in tune with the fish at Clear Lake, it was Bob. Everytime I'd stop and visit him, I'd drop 50.00 to 100.00 bucks on his recommendations. Then I'd go out on the water and catch fish with one of his recommendations. Always truthful, and fun to BS with. There were times when I would question Bob on what the other stuff in the shop was, and he would say it's something Dorothy would want to carry. He loved her a lot. We could sit out front for hours, and not only talk fishing, but life as well. I'm really sorry to hear the news of his passing, and I hope he's got "Heavens Tackle Shop" ready for us all when we arrive.
God Bless You Bob. RIP

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