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Fishing in JI

BY Lisa Lindblad

December 25, 2012

One of my son’s passions is fishing.  Bone fishing in Harbor Island, surf casting for stripers in Long Island, trolling for Nile Perch on Lake Victoria, rod and reel and line are the stuff of his dreams.  So, on arrival at our house in Uruguay yesterday, we headed off to Tienda Ingles, the big shopping mall in Punta del Este, for fishing gear.  On the drive back to the hills of Garzon, we paused in the lovely light of the late afternoon for a few casts in a quiet Atlantic in hopes of catching a corvina for dinner.

Many nibbles on the bait but no landing!  But what a gorgeous afternoon Katie, Jeremy and I had.  One of the simple pleasures of where we live.

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The Mallmann Diaspora