Catching the Big One!

The summer before my daughter was born I went fishing with my friend Gary Castle in a 16-foot aluminum skiff in the ocean near Juneau Alaska, where we lived. Juneau must be the most beautiful American city of all; perched against the base of gray granite mountains, surrounded by white & blue glaciers, green spruce forests, and protected from the open Pacific ocean by a hundred miles of barrier islands. It was one of those rare, clear blue days, with …