When I was young, my father, who is a Doctor, wanted me to become a doctor too. I of course, wanted to fish! We argued about this for many, many years until one day my father turned to me just after releasing a sailfish and said, ”I think I finally understand now Joe, I keep people alive, but you give them a reason to live. I’m proud of you.” Make sure you take a picture of that King Mackerel, it will continue to restore the soul for many years to come.

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