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My Geatest Fishing Trip

THE MORNING WAS PLEASANT, THE WEATHER WAS FINE, BREAKFAST OUT OF THE WAY, FISHING WAS ON MY MIND. I’D WAITED ALL WEEK, BUT IT HAD FINALLY ARRIVED, GOING FISHING AT LAST, THANK GOODNESS ALIVE. WITH REEL IN MY HAND, TACKLE BY MY SIDE, I HEADED ON OUT, NOT TOO LONG A RIDE. TO THE LAKE I WAS GOING EARLY ON THIS MORN, BEFORE DAYBREAK, AND BEFORE THE SUN WAS BORN. WITH COOL DRINKS IN THE ICE CHEST, LISCENCE BY MY SIDE, I’D BE OUT FISHING BEFORE A BABY BIRD CRIED. GETTING TO THE LAKE, NO TROUBLE I HAD, I LEARNED ALL THIS EARLY, STRAIGHT FROM MY DAD. HE SAID, GO OUT EARLY, BRING THEM ON IN, THAT’S WHEN YOU CATCH THEM, HE SAID WITH A GRIN. I SURVEYED THE AREA, ALL GLOOM AND ASLEEP, I’D CAST TOWARD THE MIDDLE, OUT WHERE IT WAS DEEP. I PULL BACK MY ARM TO GET A GOOD SHOT, BUT WHEN I WENT FORWARD’S THAT’S WHEN THINGS GOT HOT. CAUGHT MY LINE ON A TREE BRANCH, LIKE TO BROKE MY ARM, THOUGHT I HEARD SOME ONE SAY, NO FOUL NO HARM WELL THAT MADE ME MAD, THAT’S WHEN THE TROUBLE BEGAN, I YANKED AND I YANKED AND YANKED ONCE AGAIN. NO MATTER HOW HARD I TRIED TO GET THE LINE FREE, THAT DAD BOB BRANCH WOULDN’T GIVE IT BACK TO ME. WELL, I THREW DOWN MY REEL, AND CLIMBED UP THAT TREE, I COULD SEE IT WAS GOING TO BE TROUBLE TWEEN THAT BRANCH AND ME. WELL I FINALLY CRAWLED OUT ON THAT BIG BRANCH. FIXING TO GET MY WRAPPED UP LINE UNHOOKED, FAT CHANCE. CAUSE ALL OF A SUDDEN AND MUCH TO MY SUPPRISE, I WAS ON A HORNETS NEST, RIGHT THERE BEFORE MY EYES. YOU TALK ABOUT PANIC, I THINK IT WAS TOO LATE, CAUSE WHEN THEY STARTED UP, SEEMS THEY OPENED THE GATE. LORD! I HOLLOWED OUT AS MY FEET HIT THE GROUND, GET ME OUTTA THIS MESS AND MY LIFE I’LL KEEP SOUND. THEM SUCKERS WAS POPPING ME, POPPING LIKE HECK, I JUMPED IN THE LAKE, WAY OVER MY NECK. SEEMED LIKE HOURS, BEFORE I HAD THE NERVE TO COME UP. LUCKILY THEY WERE GONE, ME I WAS SOAKED LIKE A PUP. I EASED TO MY TRUCK, GOT IN AND STARTED OUT FAST, THEY CAN HAVE MY FISHING GEAR AND THEY CAN KISS MY FOOT.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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