Monday, July 12, 2010

Da-duh, Da-duh...

On our vacation we took one marvelous morning to charter a boat and head out into the bay to do some fishing.  Now, this may surprise you, but I'm not much of a fisherperson. 

I know, I know...WHAT?  Bekah?  Not like trying to get a wriggling minnow onto a hook? SHOCKING.

Lucky for me though, we had Captain Bill, who was more than willing to bait my line for me.  I had caught several fish throughout the morning, and at one point I cast in my line and was surprised to feel a pretty decent tug almost immediately.  I had been catching catfish all morning (NOT what we were going for, but I still thought it was fun), so I fully expected to see yet another 8-inch catfish on the end of my line. 

Imagine my surprise when this emerged from the water!

Oh yes...that is a SHARK!

Captain Bill helped me land the sucker, and even though he wasn't a big shark, I was pretty stinkin' impressed with my fishing skills.

Heck, I'm still impressed with my big catch!

And don't worry, despite the fact that I COULD have kept it, after a brief photo session, my shark was gently released back into the bay.


  1. That's kind of scary, but also kind of awesome. Congratulations!

  2. that is nothing short of awesome in all senses of the word.

  3. impressive fishing skills Bekah!! Did you take it off the line?? Haha...I don't think I would have gotten too close to those teeth!!

  4. Woohoo! You go girl! ;)

  5. heeeeck no i didnt take it off my line! Capt Bill actually wouldnt let any of us touch it!


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