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sinkers, &c. &c. we had to wait quite awhile for the tide to turn (10:14) and then for the flounders to begin to come up. We watched the little sand eels form circles & drill them- selves and the big eels chase them and we sang a little, and talked, and Mr. & Mrs. Twombly came by on their wheels and stopped a little while. When the flounders did begin to come up we caught every one, as long as we could see them. First they'd chase the bait, then go for the sinker, and with a little angling for the bait, and up they'd come. It was murderous. Finally the tide got higher and the bites thicker and people going to and from the beach began to collect & watch us as we handled them in. A man jumped from his byke to kill one of mine & help me to bait &c. I caught the biggest - but I think not the largest number - we did not keep count. When I looked at my watch for bathing hour it was 12:15! We fished till one - and from the conversation of on-lookers I judge the whole town will be down there fishing tomorrow. After dinner - a hearty one - I talked to Alice & Mrs. M & Mrs. P. awhile and then the children & Mr & Mrs. Emslie went to the bridge fishing - & Mrs. Perrin with them take care of Ralph
. Wiltsie, Alice, Mrs. Miller, Gurdon & I got a boat of Capt. Hamilton & rowed - & floated - up the

1896.
sinkers, &c. &c. we had to wait quite awhile for the tide to turn (10:14) and then for the flounders to begin to come up. We watched the little sand eels form circles & drill them- selves and the big eels chase them and we sang a little, and talked, and Mr. & Mrs. Twombly came by on their wheels and stopped a little while. When the flounders did begin to come up we caught every one, as long as we could see them. First they'd chase the bait, then go for the sinker, and with a little angling for the bait, and up they'd come. It was murderous. Finally the tide got higher and the bites thicker and people going to and from the beach began to collect & watch us as we handled them in. A man jumped from his byke to kill one of mine & help me to bait &c. I caught the biggest - but I think not the largest number - we did not keep count. When I looked at my watch for bathing hour it was 12:15! We fished till one - and from the conversation of on-lookers I judge the whole town will be down there fishing tomorrow. After dinner - a hearty one - I talked to Alice & Mrs. M & Mrs. P. awhile and then the children & Mr & Mrs. Emslie went to the bridge fishing - & Mrs. Perrin with them take care of Ralph
. Wiltsie, Alice, Mrs. Miller, Gurdon & I got a boat of Capt. Hamilton & rowed - & floated - up the

1896.
sinkers, &c. &c. we had to wait quite awhile for the tide to turn (10:14) and then for the flounders to begin to come up. We watched the little sand eels form circles & drill them- selves and the big eels chase them and we sang a little, and talked, and Mr. & Mrs. Twombly came by on their wheels and stopped a little while. When the flounders did begin to come up we caught every one, as long as we could see them. First they'd chase the bait, then go for the sinker, and with a little angling for the bait, and up they'd come. It was murderous. Finally the tide got higher and the bites thicker and people going to and from the beach began to collect & watch us as we handled them in. A man jumped from his byke to kill one of mine & help me to bait &c. I caught the biggest - but I think not the largest number - we did not keep count. When I looked at my watch for bathing hour it was 12:15! We fished till one - and from the conversation of on-lookers I judge the whole town will be down there fishing tomorrow. After dinner - a hearty one - I talked to Alice & Mrs. M & Mrs. P. awhile and then the children & Mr & Mrs. Emslie went to the bridge fishing - & Mrs. Perrin with them take care of Ralph
. Wiltsie, Alice, Mrs. Miller, Gurdon & I got a boat of Capt. Hamilton & rowed - & floated - up the
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