The Sound and the Flurry
SEATTLE "When the fish strikes, reel him in gently," the captain said. "When he's jerkin', let him jerk. When he's not jerkin', reel to beat the band."
This was before sunup in August, and Gary Krein, the owner of All Star Fishing Charters out of nearby Everett, was trying to provide the simplest instructions possible to the gang of novices who had roused themselves at this early hour. But of course we were going to screw it up. If a fish jerked on one of our ...
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