Margery's Memories

First Time Fishing

Today I am grateful to be reminded of the first time I caught a fish. We were at twin lakes in Iowa on our summer vacation with our Mikkelsen cousins. Lucky for me Tom baited the hook and all I had to do was cast it out and a second later reel it in with a fish on the end. Tom then kindly unhooked the fish, re-baited my hook and I quickly caught two more. 329

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He even cleaned them for me. Seem like we had corn meal battered fried fish for dinner, I remember not being to crazy about it. Not like I was years later when Mom broiled trout for us, YUMMY! It has never tasted as good.

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Looks like Timmy was getting tossed into the lake for his birthday. We sure had lots of good times that summer.

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