Gone Fishing Essay

1202 words - 5 pages

Gone Fishing

 

It must have been 4 feet long and must have weighed at least 30 lbs.  It was one

of the slimiest ones we ever caught.  The tentacles were almost a foot long and

the scales where the size of quarters.@  AYeah right, we believe you, (Paste

your name here).@   While my peers were playing video games or hide-and-go-seek,

(a friends name) and I were out ether exploring the unknown, or sleeping from

staying out all night.  None of the students in my sixth grade class Ashow and

tell@ believed me when I told them about the unforgettable experiences (a

friends name) and I endeavored. To tell the truth, I didnt really want them to

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  First we went to go eat some

ice-cream from Foster-Freeze, then we would get on our bicycles and pedal our

little butts all the way to the golf course.  Once there, we would get on this

road that golf carts use to drive around. The road was very windy.  When we

arrived we would just throw our bikes down and run like little rabbits down to

the lake.  We would start casting as fast as we could.  We would cast so fast

that I don't think we remembered to put bait on the hook.  After the first few

minutes of fishing, (a friends name) and I would start getting into competitions

with each other.  Who ever caught the most Large Mouth Bass one.  I being the

younger one, usually lost.

 

Later that night, we had an experience that would excite us for the rest of the

night.  Howling Coyotes were a normal sound for two in the morning. But hearing

them get louder and louder was not.  It was almost like a train, at first there

is just a quiet hum then the amplitude of the whistle would rise a little bit

until eventually the train could be seen.  But seeing a train coming is not as

bad as seeing a bunch of blood thirsty dogs running full speed at you in the

middle of the night.  So, our instincts took for a little run.  We ran and ran

and ran and ran.   I was the younger of the two of us and I always told (a

friends name) that I was going to live longer then him.  As (a friends name) got

farther and farther ahead of me, I started to wonder if I would really live

longer then him.

 

The distance we ran was about a quarter mile.  It did not seem like a quarter

mile though, it seemed to be more like a mile.  I still wonder if we ran around

in circles.  I felt like one of those young wilder beasts that I always see get

chased down by giant Lions on the Discovery channel.   My body pumped so much

adrenalin in me that I felt like I could jump over a six foot fence.  Well guess

what happened, there was a six foot fence.  I could not get over...

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