A Short Fishing Trip on a Sunny Afternoon
Sam and I walked over to the Cascade River on a bright and sunny afternoon yesterday to try our hand at catching some trout. It was almost too much for the senses as the wildflowers were simply magnificent! We saw Lupines and Lilacs and wild roses and buttercups and even a few ladyslippers along the way. The wild roses scented the air with natures own perfume and made the senses come to life as no other place can. We stepped down to the cool rushing water of the Cascade river and used a simple method of fishing–the good old hook and worm approach with worms gathered earlier out of the rich soil of our garden.
Sam got the first bite behind a big rock he was standing on but he missed it. I got the next one and caught it! A 3 inch long brook trout filled with live and vigorously trying to get off my hook. The next fish was also to be mine and after about an hour of this we set for home. We took the Superior Hiking Trail home and after about 15 minutes we were there. It was a fantastic opportunity to enjoy our big back yard!