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Forestry Encyclopedia | Excitement about the Outdoors

Introduce them to Fishing – One of the Great Unplugged Activities of Old

boy with prize fish catchThe Joys of Fishing

One reason for going fishing is that many kinds of fish are very good to eat. Most of the time, even if a person does not even catch a fish, it is just plain fun trying.

Usually, a fishing pole is rigged with fishing line and a hook, with some sort of bait fastened to the end of the line on a hook to catch the fish. When the fish goes after the bait, it gets caught on the hook and you reel him in. Sounds very simple to do but it is more complex than it looks.



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First of all, there is no other way to entice the fish to take the bait, but to just let it sit there in the water, move it a bit to attract its attention, and wait. It is the waiting when all of the heavy thinking set in, and you begin to ponder all of the cares of the world.

You’ll probably want to take a few tips on boating in the ocean if you’re going to be fishing out there.

It is here that the term of fishing could be change to pondering instead. About 90 per cent of your time is actually spent pondering, about one percent actually catching the fish, and the other 9 percent is spent losing track of the time.

Is Boating your Idea of a Great Outdoors Experience? Check out the Atlantic

Boating Out In The Atlantic Ocean

I live by the Atlantic ocean, so I occasionally go out into the water with my boat. It is nice when the weather is good and that is always something you have to figure into the equation. Sometimes the weather is not good, so I have to cover up the boat and do something else.

Yet, when I do get a day where the weather is great, I am out on the water because that is where I like to be. I think boating is soothing and something everyone should, at least, experience once.

It does not have to be this ocean because I think anywhere where a boat can go, there should be people who are just boating and enjoying life.

You will have so much fun doing this and I have always loved it.

I would never do something that is boring and boating is not boring. It is something you can just do and chill. I even take out books and read them out in the water on my own.

It is a sanctuary of its own and I would recommend it to people who have access to a boat and might want to try it out. (by the way, Happy Valentine’s Day)