Sporting

Photos: Filled to the Bream

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Bucket to Table

The fruits of a day on the water.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

Gibb shows off one of the day’s catch.

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Judy Wilbourn pulls in another.

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The Shurgars in the boat.

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Evidence of the author’s trademark miscasts.

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A colorful bit of the day’s catch.

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Randy Wilbourn on Yellow Creek.

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Emon Mahoney with a fat sunny.

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Heading out into a watery world.

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The author marvels at a dinner-plate-size crappie.

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Well-used knives at a cleaning station.

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The catch waits to be cleaned and cut.

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The fillets pile up.

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A tempting tray of refreshments before the main event.

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Getting down to business.

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Ziplock bags full of bream fillets ready for the fryer.

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Dropping fillets into the fryer.

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Fillets fresh from the fryer.

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A full plate of fish with all the trimmings.

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Family members relax by the fire after dinner.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards