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Fish: Black Crappie

First Fish

Post By: Barnacles      Posted: 5/15/2021 10:11:35 PM     Points: 4421    
My grandson has been fishing with me many times, but never caught one. There are about a hundred things he'd rather be doing, and his attention span is about 5 seconds. Today, 11 years old, it happened. It finally happened. I guess it's ok if he's not into fishing, but today he made my day.
 Reply by: skunkedagain 1      Posted: 5/15/2021 11:41:17 PM     Points: 3
Awesome !!!
 Reply by: Smelly      Posted: 5/16/2021 6:54:55 AM     Points: 26940
Great job ! 👍👍👍Cool post Barnacles. I always like these posts. And just an FYI . At 5 seconds, he has my attention span beat by 4 seconds when Iím drowning bait for carp !
 Reply by: Goosehunter82      Posted: 5/16/2021 7:13:42 AM     Points: 77143
That's awesome!
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 5/16/2021 8:47:01 AM     Points: 73044
well done sir
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: 5/16/2021 8:54:18 AM     Points: 415
Fantastic! Congrats! 🎣👊
 Reply by: Barnacles      Posted: 5/16/2021 10:19:57 AM     Points: 4421
Thanks guys & apologies to anyone that was out there to witness my embarrassing public celebration. It was a little bit like a game winning touchdown with a taunting penalty.

I don't remember what I caught last week, but I'll be bragging about this one until I'm senile.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 5/16/2021 6:11:07 PM     Points: 48654
Very cool Barnacles!
 Reply by: Ajax5240      Posted: 5/16/2021 6:13:53 PM     Points: 38011
Nice work!!
 Reply by: riper69      Posted: 5/16/2021 8:18:52 PM     Points: 2150
That's awesome
Congrats 👏 👏 👏
 Reply by: yard dogs      Posted: 5/17/2021 9:16:49 AM     Points: 745
I take my boys fishing often and the #1 thing I feel they need to keep their attention is FISH. Doesnt matter if it is 6" trout or 2" crappie - those kids want to catch. Get them out on an easy bite, let them catch on their own, and that will grow the passion. Sitting on the shoreline for hours with nothing just grows boredom...

just my $.02
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: 5/17/2021 10:00:12 AM     Points: 23217
Very cool!

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