Monday, October 10, 2011

Gone Fishin'

Brent's aunt & uncle, Susie & Gary, were so ridiculously generous in letting us stay at their gorgeous house right on Galveston Bay during our recent visit to Houston. The views were breathtaking and the private dock was calling our names the second we got there.

Leyton unfortunately had to stay in Houston to not miss school, but Joseph and his cousin Ashton got their own private lessons in fishing and crabbing from Brent and their Mimi & Poppy.

Not too much was biting during the day, just a few small catch and release fish and 1 lone crab who fascinated the boys.

No biggie. The pier was also just a lovely place to sit and ponder for a while.

Everyone said the night fishing was always better, so once the sun had set and the kids were asleep we headed out for more.

They were right! Uncle Glenn caught the only flounder, Brent had the catch of the day (a large redfish), and I even took a break from photography to reel a few in.

Mimi got stuck with the clean up in the morning, but she had an eager audience. Love that she was gutting fish with some bling on!

Freaky that this fish had just that one sharp tooth in the center. It was just begging to be touched by curious little fingers.


Anonymous said...

We had so much fun...Joe Joe is one lucky little boy to get to travel so you Alton Boys..hugs MiMi

Anonymous said...

thcarl the pictures are great. yall did not get on the board. maybe next time. i think we all need to go this summer. i know mama would love seeing all her grandchildren. glad yall had fun. love ya, june

Hollie Reese said...

I am so sad we missed you by a day!

The Houston's said...

I'm glad y'all had fun. Your pictures are great! You even made the Galveston beach look pretty!!