Lots & Lots of Little Fish

Perhaps if you have kids...or have spent any amount of time over a friend or family member's house that has kids, you may have seen the "Lots & Lots of Jets and Planes" commercial.




Perhaps annoying at first, it actually becomes quite intoxicating.  I wish I had the delivery of that announcer.

Anyway, first night of the Florida family vacation visiting the in-laws, I snuck out back for about an hour to do some fishing in the backyard canal.  Nothing serious...just looking to wet a line.  There's usually panfish a plenty, and they didn't disappoint.



What struck me was their size, all on the smallish end of the spectrum.  Usually get into a few largish specimens, but no dinner plate fish here.  No big deal, because the action was relatively constant (when not picking out algae from my fly - damn you Florida summers).


I can just hear that commercial announcer now..."Lots & Lots of Little Fish"...heck, I'd buy that video.

Comments

  1. Kind of cite little fishes, though.

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    1. Ugh...dang phone doesn't know how to spell cute!

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  2. Even the little guys are fun on a fly rod.

    Mark

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  3. Looks like a productive backyard trip fish on!

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  4. Very pretty little fish, we don't have this species here in the UK, bit of a shame!

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  5. Little fishies must have been freaked out by dem big ole meat hooks T!

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  6. Mike, the little panfish still produced what they were supposed to for the time you spent. Loads of fun!

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  7. My kids were big into the "There goes a...." series. The "There goes a train" video was a particular favorite. I never saw the "There goes a drift boat" episode. It's a shame. Now I'm trying to convince the oldest he should go to college in Montana and be a fly fishing guide in the summer.

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