a day at the fishin’ hole

today i got to spend the morning fishing with a bunch of kindergartners and it was perfect…well, almost.

there was one kid who fell in the water. he was in our group. luckily, he just got wet. the teacher wasn’t surprised.

the little guy rode the school bus for the very first time and liked it. he was nervous, but got right on and waved from the window when we arrived at the fishing hole. {although, he did tell me that he will only ride school buses on field trips until he is in college}

sunshine and blue skies overhead, jumping fish, and happy kids.

our group of three boys each caught a fish.

gone fishing 1

gone fishing 2

gone fishing 4

the mom leading our group was, obviously, a fisherwoman. between the two of us we had no problem baiting the hook, casting the line, holding the fish, and getting the hooks out of the mouths. so much fun!!

the boys were as patient as three kindergarten boys will be. luckily, there were salamanders to look for, osprey overhead, and other groups to compare fish with!

they eagerly watched the fish get cleaned and were excited to take them home. {the pond is stocked with trout and there is no catch and release}

gone fishing 5

gone fishing 6

gone fishing 7

baby girl came along and had just as much fun watching the boys and playing with all the kids. i can’t wait to go again with her in two years!

gone fishing 3

i absolutely love being able to be a part of these opportunities with them. i am one blessed momma.

home is…a sunny day at the fishin’ hole.

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3 thoughts on “a day at the fishin’ hole

  1. Lesley says:

    It looks like everyone had a wonderful time, what a beautiful place. It looks…haha…I was gong to say idyllic until I realised there was a crowd of small children there so it was probably anything but idyllic.

  2. The Granite Flower says:

    I love that your blog is so ‘real’. You look like you have an amazing family, and I love to follow your adventures!
    I have nominated you for this ‘Very Inspiring Blogger’ award. I hope you don’t mind. You can read more about it here if you like.
    Cheers

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