A Fly-In Fishing Trip Essay

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A Fly-In Fishing Trip It was the summer going into my sophomore year of college and my father and I decided to spend some time together before leaving. We had decided to take a fishing trip. We both love to fish and have spent many hours together in a boat, but never really caught anything to brag about. My father had joined Walleyes Unlimited through a close friend of his he has known for a long time named Bill Weaver. There was an opportunity to join Bill, his son Bryce, and about twenty others from Walleyes Unlimited, for a six-day, seven-night fly-in fishing trip to Manitoba, Canada. My dad didn’t even hesitate. He booked us both to join them for the second week in August. A couple of weeks went by and the time finally came…show more content…
Waking up around 6:00 am again, us that stayed in the hotel made our way to meet up with the rest at the bed and breakfast. After an extremely large meal; eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, bacon, ham, hash browns, coffee, milk and o.j., we headed for the planes. We took off from Rice Lake there in Bissett. Unfortunately for me, it was my first time ever being in an airplane. At first, I was scared. Then I was split up from my dad and became even more scared. I was in a tiny four-passenger float plane with the pilot and two other guys I had never met before and couldn’t really talk to because the plane was so loud. Everybody else was in a twenty-passenger float plane. I was pretty nervous at first, then we rose into the sky and my nervousness turned into astonishment. Like I said, it was my first time being in a plane, but to be in a plane above the Canadian wilderness was something I will never forget. The only thing you could see were miles and miles of forests and lakes. It was the most beautiful sight I have ever experienced. After about a half an hour, we landed at our site. Our cabins were located on an island on Family Lake. The island consisted of five cabins, one of which was the hosts’ cabin. Aside from the hosts’ cabin, the others were all similar looking log cabins lined up in a row over-looking the lake. Each cabin consisted of a deck, four bunk-beds, a bathroom with hot and cold running water (luckily), and a full kitchen. No radio.
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