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I have a ton of them. I don't know if it's because I loose so much or am skilled at finding things, but I do have many fun stories about finding lost discs and more. Some are so long that it's take me a month to script them, so in the mean time - add your favorite sad, humorous, game changing lost and found story.

My first story details 2 fellow players finding discs. It was about 3 weeks ago on our normal early morning Saturday round when the three of us set off. The day before, the ground lost nearly all of the snow to the warm temps. On the second hole, directly in the fairway was a lost disc that was identified with a name I recognized. It was a player from about 3 hours south of the course, obviously lost during his holiday visit to the in-laws. We continued on and didn't find another disc until we walked from the 15th tee. Way off to the right was a large fallen tree. The other friend spoke up and said "is that a disc ?" And low and behold, lying flat on top of the fallen tree was another disc. How funny. This disc had been driven into the 20" of snow that was on top of the large , fallen tree and stopped right there, never exciting the backside. And then when 0 or 15" of snow melted, it exposed the disc clear as can be, lying on top of 3" of snow on this fallen log. I wondered just how long the guy had looked all over the ground for the disc, never even thinking about the possibility of it never even coming down to the ground. After the friend picked it up, he immediately broke into laughter. As it turned out, it was also identified with a name, the same name that was on the disc found earlier on #2. I'm pleased to say that both are back in the owners hands, Heyman, what's the chance of that ?
if you're not working, get your discs and godiscn or add a great story to the discussion

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Lost a disc in a casual rounf in McKinney Texas, my favorite CE Spider. Came back to me 1 year later at a tournament in Tulsa Oklahoma, where I live. Gave him two new discs for that one being returned.

On the other side, at a tournament in Lake Lewisville Tx and had two of my discs walk off during practice, one of them right in front of the tournament tent. Not Cool!
I have only lost three discs in my short time playing 1 1/2 years. In that time I have returned around 70 to 80 discs. Sometimes They give money and others give discs. I don't ever ask for either I would want someone to return my disc. I have gone in Freezing cold water in the dead of winter to get discs out of a lake. I have climbed trees. crawled thru a swamp and many more stories. I have a knack for finding discs so I do my best to find the owners. As I have gotten better I don't find as many in the woods as before but when I do they most always find there proper owner. No Name Or Number unless I know some one lost the type of disc I found I keep them Or sell them.
I was playing last year in Mount Pleasant at the towards the end of winter. The basket on hole 12 is on a hill slanting down towards a pond. Of course, my throw missed the basket a skipped into the water. The pond was still frozen except for 5-10 feet around the shore and my disc(esp crush) was floating and being pushed against the ice. I went in for it, crossed the no going back threshhold(balls deep) and get it back. About a month later i was playing the same hole with the same disc and got my first ever ace!
now there's disc karma
Kerry said:
I was playing last year in Mount Pleasant at the towards the end of winter. The basket on hole 12 is on a hill slanting down towards a pond. Of course, my throw missed the basket a skipped into the water. The pond was still frozen except for 5-10 feet around the shore and my disc(esp crush) was floating and being pushed against the ice. I went in for it, crossed the no going back threshhold(balls deep) and get it back. About a month later i was playing the same hole with the same disc and got my first ever ace!
This one could top all, but you never know. It was in '83, and at the Huntington Beach monthly in SoCal, Dave Dunipace from Innova brought out some orange Eagles for the first time. They were unstamped. We all were throwing Midnight Flyers and Puppies at the time, and this was the first time the public saw the new beveled edge disc. WOW is all I can remember. Dave was throwing them in a distance demo in a very strong wind and one took off and flew into a row of pine trees at the end of the field. He never found it and assumed someone had picked it up for their own stash. About 20 years later, we had another monthly event (now the course had changed but it was moved back to a similiar location due to a horse event). It was another windy day, and unbelieveably that disc finally blew down and a disc golfer discovered it! Almost two decades later and completely sunbleached, there it was....
now that is sweet

John Ahart said:
This one could top all, but you never know. It was in '83, and at the Huntington Beach monthly in SoCal, Dave Dunipace from Innova brought out some orange Eagles for the first time. They were unstamped. We all were throwing Midnight Flyers and Puppies at the time, and this was the first time the public saw the new beveled edge disc. WOW is all I can remember. Dave was throwing them in a distance demo in a very strong wind and one took off and flew into a row of pine trees at the end of the field. He never found it and assumed someone had picked it up for their own stash. About 20 years later, we had another monthly event (now the course had changed but it was moved back to a similiar location due to a horse event). It was another windy day, and unbelieveably that disc finally blew down and a disc golfer discovered it! Almost two decades later and completely sunbleached, there it was....
I was disc golfing with a friend who threw his favorite ROC about 40-50 feet up into a pine tree. We stood there for 30 minutes trying to throw sticks at it to get it down. We finally gave up. I play that course regularly so I told him that when I played the hole I would try throw more stuff at it until I got it back for him. I played that hole about 6 times after that and was never able to knock the disc out of the tree. About 3 weeks later on a windy day I came to the hole with the Roc in the tree. A foursome of guys had just gone through...I looked up in the tree and the disc was gone. I thought for sure someone had found the disc and didnt return it. For giggles I searched around on the ground....and there was the ROC sitting right there in the middle of the fairway. The wind had knocked the disc down right before I got there. I picked it up and returned it to my grateful friend. I think that disc knew I was coming through and wanted to go home to his rightful owner. I couldn't believe it! Neither could my buddy...until I handed him disc.
now that is an amazing tale. Thanks for sharing


John Ahart said:
This one could top all, but you never know. It was in '83, and at the Huntington Beach monthly in SoCal, Dave Dunipace from Innova brought out some orange Eagles for the first time. They were unstamped. We all were throwing Midnight Flyers and Puppies at the time, and this was the first time the public saw the new beveled edge disc. WOW is all I can remember. Dave was throwing them in a distance demo in a very strong wind and one took off and flew into a row of pine trees at the end of the field. He never found it and assumed someone had picked it up for their own stash. About 20 years later, we had another monthly event (now the course had changed but it was moved back to a similiar location due to a horse event). It was another windy day, and unbelieveably that disc finally blew down and a disc golfer discovered it! Almost two decades later and completely sunbleached, there it was....
best i got is i found a champ valk in a pond and no name or nothing on it. finally used it. went on to get my first ace with that found disc.
one week before the 2008 World Championships, I tossed my favorite champion Wraith over a nasty, stagnant and muck covered pond or I should say that I tried to toss it over. It landed about 25 feet from shore in about 6' of water. It's actually about 3' of water but when you walk in the pond beyond a foot from shore, you sink 3' into a mucky bottom, so walking in for discs isn't an option in this Blizzard Hills , hole 17 pond. So the next morning I took the row boat out to the spot where I thought it may be. I was equipped with a 12" aluminum pole and my 8' fishing net. After poking the bottom for nearly an hour and having many false finds, I finally hit something slick. I could feel the perimeter of what felt like a 11" circle. I held the pole on the slick spot and reached down and under the object with the net, trying not to move the object if I indeed didn't pull it out of the muck. First scoop I pulled up my disc. To end the happy story, I took it to the World's, missed an ace by inches and returned home with it in my bag. I've thrown it every time I've played this winter.
This had to be back in the early nineties, and there were two course close to my house. While playing at Greenbelt in the old layout, I hit a mesquite tree and stuck a thorn straight into the side of the disc point towards the center, so I took out a pocket knife and trimmed it flush rather than removing it. About a month later I lost it in the creek right after a pretty good rain and the creek was flowing kind of fast, gone.
Then almost two years later while playing the other course, Jimmy Porter, I threw into the creek on hole thirteen and while fishing for my disc, what do I pull out but the orange B2 Stealth that I had lost, still complete with the thorn in tact. It was cool that someone was actually throwing it for that long, and it finally came home.

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