A Really Strange Fishing Story

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A couple of weeks ago Johnny and I were out fishing on his boat in the Rappahannock River.  We did very well, catching stripers.  Four were keeper size!  Too bad we can’t keep them right now.  I hope they will be there in the Fall.  Earlier in the month, we were fishing at the mouth of the Potomac River and caught stripers there, also.  Years ago I used to catch bluefish, trout, and flounder.  They all seem to be gone now.

Well, back to that day a couple of weeks ago.  Not only did we catch stripers, we caught croakers that were a quarter to half a pound; and some of them were yellowbellies.  We also caught something that was very heavy.  As I was pulling up the anchor, something was coming up with it.  Johnny and I both had to pull to bring it up.  It was two other anchors!  And one of those anchors was one that Johnny lost last year!  We had to cut the rope on it last year when it wouldn’t come up.  Johnny was glad to get back both his anchor and chain!  They came with the boat.  He had had to make another anchor to replace it.  Now he has two spares.  Who knows what you will catch when you go fishing.  It’s an adventure!

 

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