Friday, July 29, 2011

Gone Fishin'

One of my 36 in 365 goals this year was to go fishing for the first time. Well little did I know, I have been fishing before! While flipping through some old pictures, I found this beauty...
I look to be around three or four years old perhaps? I have no idea where this picture was taken but I'm hoping my dad remembers some of the details. He's got a pretty sweet moustache going on, eh?

Before I found this photo though, I was determined to fulfil this goal during my week at the family cottage. And so I did! Armed with my nephew's Buzz Lightyear rod, M and I went fishing off a pontoon boat with two of my brothers and their kids.

How was it? So very boring, but then exhilarating! I didn't catch anything but I did get quite a few bites. The water was so clear that I could see the little fishies coming and stealing my worms. And speaking of worms, ew! Have you ever seen the guts and goo that come out of those suckers when you spear them onto your hook? Thank goodness my oldest nephew acted as my right hand man and loaded me up with bait every time.
Am I going to become a fisherwoman? That's a big NO! But, it was fun and I'm glad I completed this goal (for the second time around?).


  1. Your dad said that it was on a camping trip (do your remember the old fold down hard top camper that we had) to the Bobcaygeon area. That was the only place he could find to go fishing in that area.. all the other areas were privately owned. It looks like you are having lots of fun... I think you were around three years old. I love eating fish but I sure don't like fishing for my dinner.

  2. Of course I remember the camper... it sat in our yard for 20 years of my life:) Eating a fish that I've caught doesn't appeal to me so much - seeing where it lives and all that grosses me out.