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Mr Rig,
I'll shoot a 100 pounder. even if I have to loose my gun. I been wanting to ask you on rig diving, since you place ur name a Rigdiver, I assume you do lots of rig dives.

To me rig is one of the best fish heaven ( not all the time but most of the time ), highest capita per square meter area. How come I see that people in the US ( maybe some other countries too ) are allowed to hunt on the offshore oil rigs. I did like 50 dives on a few rigs years ago and one day the security guys came over on their patrol boat and that was it. We never dare to come back.

I was told by some oil people that the rig owners do not want to face any liability from accidents occuring in their rigs on divers. How come in the US you guys are allowed ? I mean US, is a known heaven for "I sue you, you sue me " things:D :D. Why are the rig owners not worried ? I read that even a jail bird sued the jail for allowing himself to fall & break his leg when he was trying to escape from the jail, yeah, the court didn't favor the jail bird but at least they entertain the lawsuit, I find it amazing. In here a jail bird running away will be lucky if the guards don't break alll his bone in the body:duh .

Tell me the secret so that I can speak the same to my local oil rig operators cause most are American owned.

Thanks-Thanks
IYA
 
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around here the rig owners are just as horrible as us fish assasins to people like peta! Actually rig devlopers need the angling communities support . In the US boating...fishing in particular is a multi billion dollar industry, and with dollars comes some degree of power. They actually considered closing the rigs to fisherman following Sept. 11 but after the angling community found out that idea died quickly. You are absolutely right about the fish populations on the rigs...mother nature has never built a reef that can compare! :D All I know is if oil companies didn't allow us near their structures they would have a hard time getting support for the construction of new ones. I feel sorry for others who can't dive them...i can not imagine seeing them and not being able to dive them.
 
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