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Well, they aren't my boys, they are my kids from church. Took 4 boys out to Beck to teach them the fine sport of angling from 3:30-6. I only had 3 rods and one was without a reel so what do I do? I tell them all to find a long branch to teach them some old old school Huckleberry fishing.

They all scattered into the woods and brought back a few branches. Some good to fish with and some not so good. As a joke three of them bring back a huge log. LOL. You gotta love kids. Anyway, I tied up some line and a hook with a bobber for each kid and off they went. Used sweet corn for bait so the kids didn't freak out on worms. Man o man were the small fish hitting them hard. 4 kids and 12 fish. The oldest boy Jay caught 5 and the rest caught two each. They lost about 20 fish from bad hooksets and anxiousness. From bluegills to rockbass and pumkinseeds. It was a great day of fishing even if I wasn't able to wet a single line.

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Hey man... that is really awesome! There is nothing like getting kids interested in the great outdoors and fishing.

Keep up the good work, Augy!
 

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Funniest part of the day was one kid, the tallest and biggest of the bunch, caught the two smallest bluegills I have ever seen on the end of a hook. Both fish were less than 2 inches. They were smaller than my pet goldfish. LOL I gotta get him on a bigger fish next time out.

Yup, corn baby corn. I think it's the color that gets them hittin like that. I swear as soon as I tossed out a line to show them what to do, the instant it went into water the bobber started bobbin. They must be on a feeding frenzy. The kids saw more action than I've had all summer.
 
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