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Priest Lake (Idaho) Fisherman Finds FINGER Inside Fish!
KHQ-TV ^ | September 25, 2012 | Bonner County Sheriff's Office

Posted on 09/25/2012 3:15:18 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

Human finger in Idaho trout belongs to wakeboarder

Trout

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BONNER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On September 11, 2012, Nolan Calvin reported that while fishing on the west side of Priest Lake he caught a large lake trout. Mr. Calvin began to clean the fish and discovered what he believed to be a severed human finger inside the fish. Mr. Calvin put the finger on ice and reported the incident to the Sheriff's Office.

The finger was picked up and examined by Detectives from the Bonner County Sheriff's Office who determined that the finger was indeed human. Detectives were able to determine there was sufficient ridge detail to obtain a latent fingerprint. Detectives began to search for a possible victim.

Detectives found that on July 4, 2012, a wake boarding accident took place on Priest Lake off Kalispell Island. The accident involved Hans A. Galassi, 31 years of age. Mr. Galassi lost four fingers from his left hand during the course of the accident and the fingers were never recovered. Detectives were able to find a fingerprint card for Mr. Galassi and a tentative identification was made and confirmed by the Idaho State Police Forensic Services Laboratory in Meridian, Idaho.

Based on the coordinates provided at the time of the accident, and the coordinates provided by Mr. Calvin as to where he caught the fish, it was determined the fish had traveled approximately 8 miles to the north.

It is unknown, of course, how long the fish actually retained the finger in its digestive track, however, it was noted that the finger was in remarkably good condition at the time of recovery.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Food; Miscellaneous; Outdoors; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: bait; cuttingbait; fingerfood; fishfood; gonefishing; idaho; lostandfound; missingfinger; trout
File this one under man bites trout bites man story ...
1 posted on 09/25/2012 3:15:22 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: Jeff Head
Got all ten?

(We all got our problems, but not that one!)

;^)

2 posted on 09/25/2012 3:18:59 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: DogByte6RER

Ironically, Priest Lake is named for a missionary priest who used to cross the lake in a boat. He disappeared one late afternoon while crossing it.


3 posted on 09/25/2012 3:19:37 PM PDT by oneolcop (Lead, Follow or Get the Hell Out of the Way!)
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To: DogByte6RER

Now, if this had happened at one of the Finger Lakes...


4 posted on 09/25/2012 3:22:29 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Detectives then returned the finger via Priority Mail to Mr. Galassi.


5 posted on 09/25/2012 3:33:09 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: DogByte6RER

Its a sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.


6 posted on 09/25/2012 3:45:33 PM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: Winstons Julia

I’ve heard of “Fingerling Trout,” butt,,,,,,,
Did he eat the fish anyway?


7 posted on 09/25/2012 3:49:37 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: DogByte6RER; sionnsar; abigailsmybaby; A CA Guy; airborne; Allegra; Aloysius88; Altariel; ...

I’ve heard of some weird bait, but this is ridiculous.

A “Not my fault” ping.


8 posted on 09/25/2012 5:14:01 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Darksheare

“Not my fische .....”


9 posted on 09/25/2012 5:23:13 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

“We’re not using hooks!” -the unfortunate fisherman in Doc Hollywood.


10 posted on 09/25/2012 5:26:40 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Something fishy from Idaho ...

ping


11 posted on 09/25/2012 5:29:46 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: Darksheare
It could be worse.
12 posted on 09/25/2012 5:42:27 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: Delta 21

Yeah, it could be.


13 posted on 09/25/2012 5:48:09 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Darksheare; DogByte6RER; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Don't give a trout the finger. He might not give it back.


14 posted on 09/25/2012 6:27:34 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: DogByte6RER
The local scoop: As the Lake Churns.
15 posted on 09/25/2012 8:28:32 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: DogByte6RER
This could be the same lake where we had that tragic boat accident and when the canoe tipped over, we lost all our firearms.


16 posted on 09/25/2012 8:52:34 PM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: Slings and Arrows
"member the guy who caught the fish with the gold watch? Anything is possible, like Romney beating Hussein.


17 posted on 09/25/2012 8:57:55 PM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: Winstons Julia
Your post deserves the Fickle Finger of Fate award. :)


18 posted on 09/25/2012 9:03:10 PM PDT by Daffynition (Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. ~ HLM)
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To: Darksheare

This is one time a private citizen can give cops the finger, and get away with it.


19 posted on 09/26/2012 8:38:19 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

He “laid the finger on ‘em” I reckon.


20 posted on 09/26/2012 8:46:51 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Delta 21

I find it hard to believe the fish shown came out of someones aquarium.

I don’t believe I will be swimming there.


21 posted on 09/26/2012 5:47:16 PM PDT by Clay Moore (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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