Tuesday, April 1, 2008

April Theme Day: Water

The first day of fishing season!!

Our younger son looks forward to this day all winter! He loves to fish and ice fishing just isn't quite the same. He is very good at picking out a good location to drop his line, and very, very patient. I was really looking forward to using a picture of him fishing this afternoon for my water picture on my blog, but due to circumstances beyond my control I wasn't able to go fishing with them, and my husband forgot his camera! Instead, here is a photo from last year, on the same day, April 1st. I took this picture at the brook behind our house, just below the waterfall, part of which you can see behind him. It's one of my favorite places to while away a hot summer afternoon, and a great place to catch fish. Although not necessarily on a day like this one....

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6 comments:

Jim said...

He looks like hes just waiting for that pole or line to move. Neat picture, I like the icicle on teh overhang in the background.

Kris McCracken said...

Crikey that looks cold!

What sort of fish might you catch at that time of year?

crittoria said...

Brook Trout!
http://www.state.me.us/ifw/fishing/species/identification/brooktrout.htm)

Yummy little fish. But, I'm afraid that this time of year they are hiding somewhere warmer....

smilnsigh said...

Precious photo!

And what a lovely spot to have so close to you. I can't wait for Spring and Summer photos of this spot.

Mari-Nanci
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Noir et blanc

Corey Templeton said...

Nice shot!

Neva said...

you know...it just looks darn cold there and it has been that way here...just looks worse by you! Great photo.