I stopped fishing for 10+ years, believe it or not, solely because a remark "The fish is innocent why you want to fish it?" by a girl. Maybe she just said without much thoughts, but for that, I really didn't fish until recently.
Why I resume fishing now you may ask. To de-stress I guess. I am damn stressed. The last fishing trip yielded nothing. My colleague got two small fish though. We released those fish back to the sea. Sometimes I feel I am also a fish trapped in an invisible aquarium...
A very small fish, with big mouth