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Offline colin

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Micro fishing for Kids
« on: April 23, 2016, 09:21:37 am »
On my last trip to Southbroom I had just removed the stitches from an elbow operation so was not fishing. sitting at the pool I saw two ''grannies '' arrive with 4 kids and two ancient shad outfits Penn 500 etc.  The two young boys were spectacularly unsuccessful trying to catch tiny fish while almost poking everyone's eyes out :craz: , an older girl was upset at not having a turn :-(.
I fortunately stay two houses up in a family home , so was able to fetch and make up a rig wrapped around a 500ml coke bottle ie 10/15 m line,  sparkplug, 2 tiny hooks attached above the sinker with the double knot and cut one end of the loop method.
This I gave to the lass after reassuring the grannies ,  she had the touch and luck , soon a much younger girl was showing the grannies fish in a bucket.
Not long, and a request to make two more rigs was accommodated and I had so much fun watching, My request to release the fish was initially not met,  but the idea of putting them into the pool to await a high tide worked. and they came back for a few days to visit ''their'' fish.
Hopefully one day they will be on UA releasing fish.
Watching kids fish can be so much fun. :-) :toppie:
My wife allows me to keep all the fishing tackle I can hide.

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Re: Micro fishing for Kids
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2016, 10:08:36 am »
Awesome stuff Colin,  :+ cred: for helping out! :toppie:

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Re: Micro fishing for Kids
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2016, 07:07:10 pm »
Nice one Colin, nothing better than watching kids catch fish.They will remember that for a long time.
« Last Edit: April 23, 2016, 07:08:07 pm by Plugger »
Education is important but fishing is importanter !

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Re: Micro fishing for Kids
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2016, 07:28:58 am »
 :win:

Now is not a good time to go fishing... said nobody... EVER!!