My brother and I decided we were going out tonight, so I loaded up the boat and prepared everything for departure. Just before I left, my older daughter (7) Brianna asked me if she could come, too. Of course!
It started off slow, but kicked into gear after the first 90 minutes was up. I landed a decent pickerel first, to get it all started. I followed that up with 3 bass to build myself quite a lead... though all of my bass were pretty small.
My brother then caught a couple as we moved out of the weeds and over deeper water, casting towards to uninhabited shoreline.
Then, it happened... we saw a fish jump a ways off the back of the boat, so I instructed Brianna to cast over that way, as she was the only person with her line in the boat at that time. Within a minute, she was screaming for me to get the net ready, and she landed the biggest bass of her (short) life, all by herself!
I couldn't have been more proud... nor could she. She bragged the rest of the night, hysterically.
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