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It was click , click ,click coming from my reel ,as I watched  the line return slowly to the spool and fill !

 

And then suddenly the pole came to life,as  I felt  something pulling with all of its might !

 

Looking out on the lake I could  see, the churning of water with its fins pulling away from me !

 

I checked my drag not once but twice, knowing full well if I lost him it would not be nice !

 

Then he lunged to the air twisting like lightening, flipping and spinning the glimmer was frightening !

 

 Those that were watching that morning day, stood wide eyed and motionless like clay!

 

Never before least not since Perry , had a fish given fight it was getting quite scary !

 

 He made a run to the left and right , then deep down heading for the branches and pipes !

 

I pulled and set firm not once did I falter , I knew at long last I had hooked," Old Walter" !

 

 Keeping my cool as relaxed as could be ,I slowly so slowly brought him into me !

 

Old Walter was determined to give it one more try, so he mustard up his strength and jumped for the sky !

 

 Pop was the sound as the barb bent free, and once again, "Old Walter" was at liberty ! 

 

By Lanzbass : copyright 2013

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That is way cool.  Are there more?

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Are there more? ...Yes . Glad you liked it :)

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