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If you are still alive at ninety-eight years of age you should go to Alaska fishing. Halibut fishing at ninety-eight years old is so much fun you will want to return to Homer, Alaska fishing again and again and bring your "kids" along. If you go to Homer, Alaska fishing at ninety-eight years of age you are one-in-365 million! What you are about to read is a true Alaska fishing story.

 

--- You're Never To Old To Go To Alaska Fishing ---

My phone rang and the voice on the other end said," I want to book a couple of days of fishing for myself and my two kids." " I don't recommend taking kids under the age of twelve," I replied. To that, the strong voice on the other end said, " My kids are sixty-nine and seventy-one years old." " Well, bring the kids along!" I exclaimed. " How old are you," I asked in amazement.

Bentley Poisso had recently celebrated his ninety-eighth birthday on January 11, 1999. He and his two "kids": Stan, 69 and Tiny, 71 are from Louisiana and have been fishing together for a very long time!

Bentley is the oldest Alaska fishing client I have ever heard of and the "toughest" guy I have ever met! He doesn't wear eye-glasses or take any perscription medication and walks with a "spring" in his step. He showed me his driver's license which had recently been renewed for five years. "See there," he said "It's good 'til I'm a hundred and three." I have no doubt that he will make it!

It was Bentley's first trip to Alaska fishing, and he was excited and awestruck. He landed a seventy pound halibut by himself and helped his "kids" reel-in their fish.

Bentley lives in a small house on a little acreage with a garden. One of his "kids" told me to ask his Dad why he won't move into a Senior Care Home. When I asked Bentley why not he replied, "Do you think they would let me shoot a deer in the back-yard every fall?" There's a lot more but you wouldn't believe it.

Capt. Bruce Warner

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