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View from the North 40: I don't even like goldfish in a bowl

While I was talking with an avid fisherman in late February, he confessed he was tired of ice fishing and had put all of his ice fishing gear away, even though it meant he may not get to fish for one or even two months, depending on the weather.

In a show of solidarity I also made a confession: “I don’t like fishing. At all. As in I. Do. Not. Like. Fishing,” I said to the ex-fishing guide.

Fishing is boring, I added for good measure — as one does when lacking the social skills to read the room.

I’m a charmer like that.

To all fishers who are reading this, including family and friends who are a...


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