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PostPosted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:49 am 
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I was reading Rustam's post where Ashok comented about the Kid fishing, so i thought I'd post this one. Just look at the smiles when they land one (for me it's better than catching a 40lb barra):

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Just look at the smiles when they land one...


You said it, Bobby! My boys couldn't stop talking about it for three or four days.

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I look forward to the kids posting their experiences on the forum sometime in the future!!! It was great seeing them fish & greater seeing their smiles!

Love to them all & Regards.


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That's the way mate! take them fishing young and most likely they are hooked for life.
My aunt has a picture of me fishing when i was 5 years old.
They never imagined i would still be this crazy about angling at 50.
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Hi Guys,

One thing I have realized is that you cannot and should not push your kids into taking up anything. I have friends of mine who used to take their children fishing, or friends whose fathers used to take them fishing and though they caught fish, they never became the angler that their dads envisaged or rather hoped they would become. Secondly I am very stingy with the tackle, unless I see that they have developed a firm interest I will get them their own stuff or they just take it for granted. For me fishing is a pursuit where you try to land that fish of your dreams, and having accomplished that you then try to fulfil the next. If things get so easy then that pursuit is not fun anymore, there is no passion left.

My dad absolutely hated fishing he never took us fishing even once, but somehow both my brother and I just took it up and are obsessed with it to this day, I still recall, when we were little and did not have money to buy hooks, we used to make our own hooks by bending pins even giving them a home-grown temper.

When I take the kids fishing, I am prepared to leave the place at the drop of a hat, I do not really fish that day, but I do rig up just so that they feel we are fishing together, it is all about the experience. I resign to the fact that my job on that day is to serve beverages, tie the knots, untangle line etc. In fact I am the one who will ask them “is it time to go?” initially they used to say “OK” after about the second time I asked and we used to leave promptly, not anymore, now it’s always “lets wait a little while longer” and when it's really time to go there’s that one line that always goes through an anglers head “one last cast”, they say those magic words now, repeatedly :D . And sometimes magic does happen.


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Owen Bosen wrote:
They never imagined i would still be this crazy about angling at 50.


Did you say 50!!!! GOSH!!! :shock:

Reminds me of the song from Showboat - Old man river...

:mrgreen:


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One thing I have realized is that you cannot and should not push your kids into taking up anything. I have friends of mine who used to take their children fishing, or friends whose fathers used to take them fishing and though they caught fish, they never became the angler that their dads envisaged or rather hoped they would become. Secondly I am very stingy with the tackle, unless I see that they have developed a firm interest I will get them their own stuff or they just take it for granted. For me fishing is a pursuit where you try to land that fish of your dreams, and having accomplished that you then try to fulfil the next. If things get so easy then that pursuit is not fun anymore, there is no passion left.


Spot on, Bobby.

Think I will cancel the rods and reels ordered for the boys and get myself some more. :mrgreen:


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Rustam Bana wrote:
Owen Bosen wrote:
They never imagined i would still be this crazy about angling at 50.


Did you say 50!!!! GOSH!!! :shock:

Reminds me of the song from Showboat - Old man river...

:mrgreen:


This reminds me of the Old Man and the Sea...in Owens case Old Man and the River...Owen AKA Santiago.. :lol:

Owen, sorry but just having fun mate, if you can fish at 90 still go for it...you never know what would make "your finest hour"


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Hi Bobby,

Really cute kids around you, I have a 3 yrs old daughter and I have bought her a light telescopic rod. She joins me for fishing when I go alone. She has never hooked one yet, but she will be all thrilled when I land one.

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Lovely pics, Dhanu! Get her started on small catfish if you know a place. Almost a bite per minute and does wonders for their confidence.

I still have to help Shane (4) with the casting (blind leading the blind, if you ask me) and reeling in but Shubaair (7) does it all on his own, except removing the hook - bit scared to let him try that yet. He practices dry casts on the terrace aka 25 yard range. :mrgreen:

Sorry, forgot your daughters name.... :roll:

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Bobby wrote:
Rustam Bana wrote:
Owen Bosen wrote:
They never imagined i would still be this crazy about angling at 50.


Did you say 50!!!! GOSH!!! :shock:

Reminds me of the song from Showboat - Old man river...

:mrgreen:


This reminds me of the Old Man and the Sea...in Owens case Old Man and the River...Owen AKA Santiago.. :lol:

Owen, sorry but just having fun mate, if you can fish at 90 still go for it...you never know what would make "your finest hour"


No sweat mate! Some of us eventually get there.
And i do believe in "Bop till you Drop".
Anyhow i can take Rustam on in a sprint anytime :mrgreen:


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Hi Rustham,

I am off to malvalli on the 1st of September, So hopefully should have some good fishing this time.
There is one stretch in Cauvery where Belli and myself fished good number of Cat fishes, will try my luck there with Trishali.

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Owen Bosen wrote:
Anyhow i can take Rustam on in a sprint anytime :mrgreen:


Trust Owen to go for the Achillies heel.... :mrgreen:

Name the time, place and distance. :twisted:

Anyone want to open a book? :wink:

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Fingers, amongst other things, crossed for Trishali.:mrgreen:


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Thanks very much Devaiah,

That is not me in the Picture, I was taking the photo, that's their uncle, my wife's brother.

Nice pictures with your daughter and does she look happy...looks like Dad is doing a good job.

I will post some more pictures of the Kids fishing as soon as my other bloody machine where the pics are on starts to listen to me.

In the mean time what about the rest of you guys?


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A running race? Oh my god this is a must see. Owen & Rustam head to head, it's betting time [smilie=thatworks.gif]


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A running race? Oh my god this is a must see. Owen & Rustam head to head, it's betting time.


Go on then, let's see the moolah. :mrgreen:

Proceeds go to WASI.

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Rustam this is getting serious now! :evil:
Would it help if i told you i was a national level athelete, and my dad the national coach for the Indian athletics team for many years. 8)
Still want to run :shock:


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Would it help if i told you i was a national level athelete.


So was I but in a sport that did not require moving - shooting. [smilie=kiss_it.gif] :mrgreen:


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Still want to run :shock:


You can bet your Hyderabadi Chaddis on that. Would you like a doctor to be present? Just in case.... :mrgreen:


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Just let me know when this happens...I'm gonna come down to India just for this...


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OK Rustam, i get to pick the route.
Hiara to Galibori camp. A distance of around 4 km. We can have a doc stationed at Galibori just in case you should need his services.
How about eljefe for doc. That way he can get to pack a rod and do some serious angling. :roll:


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For a moment I did think that we were digressing from the initial intent of this thread…I now see how wrong I was to suspect this. "Kid’s Fishing", how apt.. :lol:


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Owen Bosen wrote:
OK Rustam, i get to pick the route.
Hiara to Galibori camp. A distance of around 4 km. We can have a doc stationed at Galibori just in case you should need his services.
How about eljefe for doc. That way he can get to pack a rod and do some serious angling. :roll:


Hmmm....so it's turned from a sprint to a jog. Someone's getting the jitters.... :mrgreen:

You are on matey, bring it on. :mrgreen:

Serious question - can we make this into a WASI fund raiser? Sponsor your runner - say Rs.25/- per km or more if you wish.

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I figured the longer i had you out there sweating, the better would be my chances. 8)
Kind of like the hare and the tortoise story :lol:
Maybe i would catch you napping under that tree near Kengal. :lol: :lol: :lol:
Fund raiser no problem mate ! Come fishing season in Nov and you are on :wink:


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I figured the longer i had you out there sweating, the better would be my chances. 8)
Kind of like the hare and the tortoise story :lol:
Maybe i would catch you napping under that tree near Kengal. :lol: :lol: :lol:


Such a defeatist mentality. Tch, tch... I know it's difficult at 50 but do TRY and be positive. :wink: :mrgreen:

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Fund raiser no problem mate ! Come fishing season in Nov and you are on. :wink:


Excellent stuff!!! Gives us enough time to collect a goodly amount.

Dig deep chaps. Owen's risking a heart attack for a good cause. :mrgreen:

Time to start a new thread and have all the sponsors add their names to it.

Rustam


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[smilie=holyshit.gif]

OB + Rusty + A 4km run = [smilie=grinz.gif] [smilie=grinz.gif]

Sign me up for donations.. :twisted:

If they complete the race, 100 buckeroos from my side ..[smilie=thatworks.gif]

OB/Rusty - On a serious note... Can i have your gear when you guys..... you know.... maybe not make it ?? :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Oh we'll make it alright mate, with :mrgreen: me carrying Rusty into Galibori camp :mrgreen:
After alll what are fishing buddies for :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Ever heard of something called hernia, Owen? :mrgreen:


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Do i sense another challenge ? [smilie=whistle.gif]


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Yeah Rusty on second thoughts that's not such a good idea.
Will ask Thambi / Muniswamy to arrange for that donkey [smilie=smack.gif]


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:mrgreen:


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Sure guys, i volunteer to tag along with the runners-no sweat 4 klicks...I DO NOT DO Mouth -to-mouth CPR-can one of your local guides volunteer for this, i will train em in 10 min!
:wink: :wink: and have one condition-the contestants will run carrying a full set of fishing gear, then in case, you know...its easier on the division of spoils! :twisted:
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Yuck ! CPR from beedi breath. :shock: Rusty would rather take a donkey ride, when he drops.
Asif does that mean you are going to run the 4 klicks too :roll:
Its like this Up and down, gravel and rocks, down and Up and over the bushes and skid and fall, and pick your butt up again.
And empty those sand filled sneakers and take a break(send smoke signals) [smilie=chongin.gif]
And start all over again 8)

A bit of gamesmanship never did no harm [smilie=gt_grinz-browwiggle.gif]


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And empty those sand filled sneakers and take a break(send smoke signals) [smilie=chongin.gif]
And start all over again 8)


And just how many breaks did you have in mind and of what duration? :roll:

Don't want to keep waiting at the tape for you to turn up.... :roll: Look, if you are not upto it, just admit you are an old fart and I'll push you to the finishing line in a wheel chair. Would rather fish than rush you to the nearest hospital.... :roll:

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The thread is titled "TAKING THE KIDS FISHING".... :oops: :o :-)


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I think it's time we (me, included) stopped hijacking threads.

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AAAAHHHH ... Enlightment ..... Finally

I thought I was goin cuckoo ....


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Fredfish,
The 'wasi athletes' have 'honourable mention' for the magic H word in most other threads.Some stamina and endurance!
I promise I will cease and desist too! :oops:


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Here's another couple of happy kids, in Cebu this time:

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Whose the dude with the hawaiian shirt ?? :?


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That Bobby post his foray down from the trees ... even I took time to recognize the dude after spending time with him on the rocks .... casting of course


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Good thing you recognized me Freddy…the good old days, casting from the Rocks at Lands End... :-)

That’s me Gav, was on a holiday, that’s why the Hawaiian Shirt, the place is a Saltwater theme park/resort where the let/pump fresh salt water into the park with the tides, pretty neat stuff.

The Kids had a blast, but they charged me an arm and a leg to cook the fish :roll:


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Aloha Bobster 8)

Its all cool mate !!! Its nice when the kids have some fun out there and chances of them getting hooked into this sport :P ..

Any pics of the catches, dude ??


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Hi Gavin,

They are on my other machine, will post them when I log in from there?

Anyway dude, we have'nt seen a picture from you mate, let's see what you look like...

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:oops: :oops: me shy mate !!!!

No worries dude, Will post a pic of yours truly asap.. Infact I need to do it.. Planning a trip with Owen this December and the bugger doesn't even know what I look like :mrgreen:

Might just land up taking the wrong guy fishing instead of me [smilie=grinn.gif]


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I was hoping that Gavin just might turn out to be a 6ft tall bird :lol:


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:twisted: :twisted: :twisted:


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Gavin,

Here are the best pictures I could find of the two:

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So much for my catch and release hypocrisy :wink:, if you are wondering they tasted real good

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Nice shirt mate!


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Aloha Bobster ... Whats with the change in shirts, mate ??? :shock:

Same catch or was the fish in the first picture thrown back into the drink ? :?


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