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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: I've done my stint with the fishes

 

November 29, 2019



I don’t ice fish. I don’t enjoy winter enough to stand on ice watching a bobber do nothing, and I’m not a good enough drinker to sit in an ice house trying to drink that bobber under the water table.

Dad used to take us ice fishing when we were kids. I don’t know how he and Mom thought it was worth it. I guess they didn’t know any better.

The day started well before dawn, especially the times we were taking the snowmobile into a snowed-in lake. Dad, Mom, Brother and I would be crammed into the pickup, four-across on the bench seat, all of us bundled up in long-johns, snowsuits a...



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