Kabatogama

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Kabatogama

Kabatogama as told by welleyking25

It was the summer between second and third grade.My father and uncle brought me on the time of my life.It all started yearly one morning we were on the road, dad had everything packed the night before,and loaded in the truck and boat.young as i was it wasn't twenty minutes into the trip "Are we there yet".I probably asked a thousand times on the way there.we saw tons of deer and the first and only wolf i ever saw.We made it to the resort we went out of (I don't remember the name)launched the boat and off we were. I was worried the way out there, wasn't much space between the water level and the top of the boat. To much stuff.We ended up just picking an island to stay on.we got all of our equipment and supply and brought it to camp.I wanted to go fishing so bad i couldn't wait.My dad said,"alright". my uncle wanted to stay and get a fire started and get things situated.Dad didn't bring me far just off the point of the island.Dad handed me a pole gave me some bait and i casted my line out.It was heaven just me and dad in the boat together.Dad didn't even have his line wet for five minutes and boom boom boom pretty soon we were catching eye's. I caught a few but i think dad got most of them.We headed back in because the may flies were so bad i couldn't take it anymore they we flying in my nose,eyes,mouth,hair they were every were.Dad figured we had enough fish for meal anyway.So we went back in.i got the stringer of fish and held them up proud to show my uncle.He already had a fire and supper was almost done.We ate talked about fishing for that one moment i felt like one of the guys.The next morning we got up and there standing in camp was a deer scared my uncle half to death he jumped.We ate and off we were the three of us they wanted to bring me around the lake to look for wildlife and fish of course.We went around this point and sure enough a deer was swimming across the lake.Then we got down a ways and a little family of fox were sun bathing on some rocks.Dad found the camera snapped a couple shots. We just boated around the lake and headed back to camp.The next morning my dad's friend and his wife showed up they were staying at a cabin on shore.We fishing with them that day catching a few.That after noon all heck broke loose the sky got black and it was so windy the waves we just about coming in the boat.We made it back to camp.Headed for the tent to stick out the storm. A couple hours in to it there was this crash crunch crunch sound. It sounded like it was getting closer.My dad had a hammer that was the only thing to so save us if it was a bear.I was scary they we teasing me about how bears are on the islands i didn't believe them until then.We sat there for hours wondering if there was a bear.the next morning we got up and it turned out to be a tree that fell twenty feet behind the tent.Everything was soaked to the gills.Dad ask what we wanted to do and they flipped a coin to see if we would stay or go.It ended up going home that sucked but i had the time of my life thanks to my dad and uncle taking me fishing when i was young,and thats a big part of the reason why i love fishing so much to this day. Bring a kid fishing you can change there life forever..