Lake Ontario, ON - Dina Patel

My Watermark is Lake Ontario.

The first time I ever went fishing was when I was 10 years old. We have a tradition where we go fishing together as a family, at least once every 3 months. When I first bought my own fishing rod, I was really excited to go fishing for the first time and join in on the family tradition. As soon as I was ready, we went to Lake Ontario, since it was the closest location. We sailed out, not too far from the shore on a boat and got started. I cast my very first line out into the lake and I remember having to wait for a really long time. After about 35 minutes, I felt a tug on my rod and everyone started to show me how to reel in my line. Unfortunately, since I was just a beginner, I lost that one. I thought that maybe I was not cut out for fishing, but I decided to try again. After waiting about 15 minutes, I got another tug and I reeled my rod in for a second time. This time it actually worked and the fish weighed around 2 pounds. I didn’t think it was so bad for a beginner. Now, 8 years later, my family and I go to different fishing spots every 3 months. Sometimes we take a boat out into the lake, and at times we just stay near the shore.
 

Waterbody
Lake Ontario, ON
Collector
Amanda Persaud
Contributor
Dina Patel

Related Watermarks

Cyprus Lake, ON
Ricci Ebron
East China Sea, China
Sisy Ling
Lake Nokomis, USA
Emily Morton
Mediterranean Sea, France
Chloe Irene Pearson
North Sea, Netherlands
Stefanie Hartmann
Pickerel Lake, ON
Emily Debonis
Pine Lake, ON
Melissa Edwards
Puerto Princesa Underground River, Philippines
Kathreena Tejada