Creative Writing: Unexpected Horizons

Wow! I love going deep sea fishing on our boat. I was excited when my
dad had asked me if I wanted to go this weekend. We departed that Saturday
morning after almost a week of sheer anticipation, our destination, Port
Canaveral, home of of some of the best fishing on the east coast of Florida.

The sea is a very dangerous place when riled by a storm, even a mild one,
so we always made sure the day would be at least close to perfect before we
ventured out into the blue darkness of the open sea. My dad and I had seen the
destruction careless boaters could get themselves into, and we did our best to
avoid it. That Saturday, though, looked as if it were a perfect offshore
fishing day. ...

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We headed out on the gently, quiet, rolling blue monster's back
as our twenty-two foot vessel handled the one to two foot ocean swells with
sheer ease. Finally, after an hour long haul, and fifteen fishing minutes
later, we ran into our first sign of action.

"Fish on starboard!!" screamed my younger brother.
"Fish on stern, grab 'em!", bellowed by dad from the steering wheel.

Instinctly, my brother and I had quickly grabbed the poles as the line
screamed off and the tips bent almost to the water. Soon enough, both of us had
fish on, very large fish from the feel. About half an hour of sweat and a good
workout, we finally got the fish to give up their fight for life. That was the
first time we had ever encountered a double hook-up, which happens when two
fish of a considerable size are hooked simultaneously, and it happened in less
than fifteen minutes. We ended up fishing for about four more hours and landed
an incredible number of large fish, and we wanted more. The ...

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