Wednesday, January 10, 2007

The Big One That Never Got Away



During the summer of 2000, I entered a fishing derby sponsored by a local marine supplier and won second prize with this 32 pound codfish caught off Bread and Cheese Islands in Placentia Bay. As we strained on the line, my brother Mike thought that we had hooked into an airplane engine dumped by the Americans when they closed their base in Argentia. All hands helped to land this trophy fish.

3 comments:

Genevieve said...

I can't even imagine catching a fish that big. I think I've got a whopper if it weighs more than a pound. (I don't fish in the ocean.)

Anonymous said...

not many of them left Ican rembmber when there were lots,Ilive in eastern passage nova scotia.nice photos,keep up the good work.

tonymac04 said...

Hi - I hope you don't mind - I have pinched a photo of a dory from your blog to illustrate a chapter in the blog of my late father's memoirs:
http://murraymcgregor.wordpress.com/chapter-5-uct-first-year-sea-scouts/
I love your blog and hope you will visit mine and find something interesting there also.
Tony McGregor