Personal Narrative Essay: Hooked On Fishing

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Hooked on Fishing Some people never get to experience the thrill of fishing or they just don’t like it. I am lucky enough to have an uncle with the same interests as me. I thought that getting up early on the Sunday before the last week of school would be horrible. I was at my grandma’s house and was getting up to go fishing on my uncle’s boat. I had gone fishin previously, but only in small ponds with small fish. We drove all the way to Lewiston on a windy day and put the boat in the water. Little did I know that this fishing trip would get me hooked on fishing and help me get closer with my uncle. I went to my grandma's the night before because she lives closer to my uncle than me. I was getting picked up at 5:30 to go pick up my uncle’s friend then head to Lewiston to launch the boat. We put the boat in the water just to find out that the boat engine wouldn’t start due to a dead battery. We were about to turn around when the harbormaster let us use his jump start cables. It was a very windy day on the water so we weren’t expecting many fish to be caught. We were in our spot to start drifting around 7:30. I remember the wind and water hitting my face and the boat …show more content…
We were all expecting to get one fish each. It surprised us all when we caught nine smallmouth and two steelhead. For my uncle and his friend, it was just another day fishing on the boat. The only thing different was the weather and that they had to share the boat with one more person. For me, this was something I would remember for a while. I thought I knew a decent amount about fishing until I went out on the boat. It was unbelievable the amount of stuff I learned about the fish and how to fish for them. Since then, I have been on the boat one other time. That time we caught only two bass because it happened to be one of the hottest days of the year. Also, it was only me and my uncle so he let me drive the boat around the calmer waters of Lake

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