Now how can she say vacations aren't about fishing. Ya only fished for 20 minutes. She probable spent more time in the shower. Sounds like my wife. Atleast you had a good time and stayed hydrated. Thats all that matters.
Great story spinner! Looks like you had a great time in spite of the brief time fishing.
I know about preparing for a fishing trip, my husband researches and ties bugs for at least a couple months before we head out for a vacation, in other words a flyfishing trip. As the wife of an obsessed flyfisherman, I've decided I simply have to join him and accept the fact that EVERY vacation includes fishing.
We don't travel to hunt, we have great hunting in our backyard!
Let me start off by saying that I am a scaredy cat.
For someone that spent 3 years in 82nd Airborne jumping out of all manner of military aircraft, my friends find this ludicrous - but... it is what it is!
Climbing stand? Yep, still scared - put me up 15' and that is about it.
Ladder stands? I am better in these - but still cautious.
Chain on stands? Used to love them, now they terrify me.
I was once ridiculed for putting chain on stands waaaay too high - some of my friends...