Home Tournaments Calendar Weather Merchandise Sponsors

Go Back   Spearboard.com - The World's Largest Spearfishing Diving Boating Social Media Forum > General Topics (Non-regional) > Memorials and Condolences for Diver Passings

Memorials and Condolences for Diver Passings This forum is intended for Rest in Peace Threads where we as a community offer condolences and memorialize those diver who have passed away. Safety, Accidents and Incidents discussion has a separate forum.

 
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 01-23-2023, 04:08 PM   #1
popgun pete
Registered User
 
popgun pete's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 4,256
Passing of Don Paul Gaboury

I have learned that Don Paul Gaboury has passed on unexpectedly. Don Paul will be well known to long time members on this board and was a great spearfisherman who took on worthy prey. He fabricated his own guns and also had an extensive collection of old spearfishing equipment.

I remember many discussions with him on past spearfishing equipment and Don Paul knew all there was to know about spearguns and their rigging. His “Double Trouble” gun will be known to many, a specialist double shot speargun based on an extensive reworking of the Ultimate Double speargun grip with not much else retained from those guns, especially as Don Paul's gun floated after the shot.

Don Paul participated on a number of spearfishing forums, his passing will come as a shock.

My deep condolences to his family and friends, Don Paul was a one-off!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Don Paul Double Trouble.jpg
Views:	721
Size:	138.9 KB
ID:	248811  

Last edited by popgun pete; 01-23-2023 at 05:40 PM. Reason: added a photo
popgun pete is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:34 PM.


The World's Largest Spearfishing Diving Social Media Forum Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2002 - 2014 Spearboard.com