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Here, Fishy Fishy Fishy

Sunrise over the marina, Venice, La.

Just got back from a deep-sea fishing trip. Some friends and I chartered a boat out of Venice, Louisiana — literally the end of the road. We caught two big yellowfin tuna, a small yellowfin tuna, five amberjacks and a wahoo. Here’s a shot of some of our crew, with our catch. A shark took a big hunk out of the tail of the yellowfin on the right as we were reeling him in:

Result: I have a large ice chest in my kitchen, full to bursting with fresh fish steaks. My grill will be working overtime this weekend. It was a great time.

I see I have 200 comments pending from Thursday night and Friday. Please have patience as I work my way through them. Thanks.

Here’s a view of a bumper sticker I saw dockside at the marina:

about the author

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

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