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I was lucky enough to be raised in a fishing family. My dad and my
grandfather always had me fishing from the time that I could walk.
Fishing has always been a big part of my life.
Probably the best is the fact that I fish for a living. This is most
fishermen’s dream and I’m living it. I always joke with my fishing
buddies as I’m hooking the boat up by telling them that I’m going to
This is tough since I’m an hour and fifteen minutes from both Clear Lake
and the California Delta. These are two of the top fisheries in the
Power fishing with jerkbaits, spinnerbaits and topwater.
I was fishing a narrow slough on the California Delta. Dee Thomas was
fishing about 100 yards down from me. Another angler decided he was
going to wash out our banks. As he came around the corner and saw us, he
trimmed his boat up and came flying up the slough going to pass within
30 feet of us. There was a big patch of floating hyacinth with a
gigantic log in the middle of it hidden by the hyacinth. You guessed it.
The boat hit the log, spinning him out. His unsportsmanlike actions
turned out to be pretty funny but the best part was watching Dee Thomas
laughing so hard that he fell off his butt seat and ended up laying on
his back with his legs sticking straight up in the air. You could hear
him howl for a quarter mile. You had to be there. It was really funny!