Sunday, November 27, 2016

Not a fish was stirring!

I went fishing last year near Christmas and here's what happened.

Last weekend I went to one of my favorite lakes to fish and kayak. This particular lake was stocked with rainbow trout the day before and my goal was to catch few. This poem tells you how well the fishing trip went.

Not a fish was stirring, not even a carp!

T’was the night after the rainbows had been stocked in the lake, I went fishing to see what I might take,

The fly's were hung in the tackle box with care, in hopes that a big rainbow would soon be near.

When out on the lake there arose such a splatter, I sprang up in my kayak to see what was the matter.

When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,  just a fallen tree near an old whitetail deer.

I found not a fish was stirring, not even a carp, so I paddled my Kayak back to the park.

When I arrived home, fun was had by all, as my wife had just arrived from the mall.

That pretty much sums up my fishing trip. Apparently the trout, being new to the lake had pissed off everyone and nobody was biting.

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  1. Why does it seem that when they stock, the fish are here and you're someplace else or you're here and the fish are someplace else. I still think they drug them although they swear they don't.

  2. They are restocking the lake Dec 1st. I might go by there...but nothing would be stirring but an old carp!