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Check one off my 5 year old grandson's bucket list. Since last year when he was 4 he wanted to "go Walleye fishing in grandpa's big boat"!

Set him up with a 6 foot ugly stick rod and reel, lindy rig and leech and told him to hold on with both hands! I never prayed so hard when he hooked it that he didn't lose it at the boat or grandpa miss netted it! :( :D

I never helped him reel it in or anything because by the time I turned to get the net he had it cranked up to the boat! :lol:


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10 minutes ago, RebelSS said:

Alright!!! Good job, Leech! Bet that made both of your days....:)

Yes it did. I was sweating bullets until it was in the net because he cranked it up so green it was diving at the boat big time. And I remember back when I was young and had the biggest pike I ever had in my life yet on, and a buddy of my uncles miss netted it and pulled the hook out of it's mouth and I lost it. My dad was pissed at the guy and I thought he was going to knock him out of the boat! :P

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On 6/11/2016 at 2:13 PM, Mike89 said:

took the son and granddaughter out this morning, for being 5, she will do great! yes we caught fish too!

Grandpa, don't forget the camera next time! :(

3 hours ago, slammer said:

That is great!  Hopefully he follows the path you started him on.  I have 3 grandsons 3 and under and can't wait to get them in the boat.

We have a 2 1/2 year old grandson as well. He pulled a few nice Bass off the dock but when it came Walleye time in the boat. Grandma had to run interference and find something for him to do in town.

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3 hours ago, Mike89 said:

the camera is a good but I can't post yet.  need to get a new one so I have a usb cord, the late wife did all that stuff.  oh well and thanks!!

Is it a camera with a card that comes out or a phone?   If it is a phone you should be able to upload pictures wireless to icloud or something like dropbox.   Then download to computer.    If it is a camera with SD card get a little reader thing if there isn't a sd slot in your computer. 

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9 minutes ago, Mike89 said:

that will not work either, I have a flip phone yet

Me too and they want $100 bucks for the driver to down load pictures!! :eek:

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Had this little guy out on LoTW over the 4th weekend.  3 days in the boat and never got sick or bored. I was nervous about taking him on the trip, but he handled it like a pro. (yes the life jacket went on right after the pic)

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He turned 3 on the 5th.

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