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ok, first of all, let me say that I am NOT the most patient person in the world. I knew right off the bat that taking my 3 boys fishing was going to require much more patience than I was used to having. But, I figured I'd give it a go this year. Thanks to some great rods given to us by runum & njdave, we've had some good times so far. But, I've learned a couple things along the way:

1) Worms that have been dead in a container for 2 weeks REEK worse than anything I've ever smelled in my life. [eek]
2) I need to take the boys out fishing ONE AT A TIME. I cannot take all 3 boys out together and expect that the time will be relaxing at all. (My boys are 6, 5, and 2).
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3) If I want to have some time fishing myself, I need to go out alone, at night, after the boys are in bed.

Having said that, I have LOVED the time that the boys and I have spent together fishing. I love the opportunities that I have to teach them about the outdoors, animals, Creation, etc.

One of our favorite places to go is Lake Ocquittunk. We went yesterday afternoon (Fri). Here are my 2 oldest boys:




Finally, in all the times that I've been out by myself, I've caught nothing but 1 pickeral back in May. Well, tonight, I went back to Ocquittunk, and caught myself as 8" smallmouth, a 10" largemouth, and a respectable sunny. Of course, since the boys weren't with me, I didn't bring the camera. [wallmad]

Oh well. There's always next time. And there will be a next time...
 

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Don't ever stop spending time with your kids, cause pretty soon they are not kids anymore.
 

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Congrats to all on their catch. Great pics!! [up][up]
Getting them out there while they're young is great. [up]
 

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we have a small lake that we own down here in mocksville n.c. and the kids caught 2- 8 pound large mouths ., we caught a total of 19 bass and 1 sunny. the kids love to fish but the 2 of them keep me busy. i feel like a mate on a fishing trip:D
 

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That's what it's about polarbear [up]
And in some cases, you just learn right along with them . . .
 

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Can't tell from the pics. if they're donning their snakeskin moccasins from the last dad/kids project.
[hihi]

That snake skin is out in the garage dried and ready to be mounted on a nice piece of wood. I'll post pics of that when it's done!
 

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Wow you caught a small mouth out of oquatunk?
 

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