Sunday, June 26, 2011

Introducing Dorthea Jane

For the first time in my life, I am the proud owner of my own fishing pole, Dorthea Jane, and a fishing license! I have yet to catch a fish but I have decided that I am excellent at casting my line.

Calhoun and I had planned on going canoeing and fishing earlier in the week but it was rainy (I knitted instead) - but we made it out yesterday evening. Calhoun loaded the canoe onto the car, we stopped along the way to get me a pole and a license and made it to Lake Elmo a little before 8.

Calhoun loading the canoe on the car

We paddled out and enjoyed the sunset on the lake.

Dorthea Jane on the water

My fishing goals for the summer are to:
(1) bait my own hook
(2) catch a fish
(3) take the fish off the line
(4) filet the fish

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