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This started off as another one of those crazy ideas that my brother and myself cooked up one late night while just hanging out and talking. What started out as a conversation about halibut and salmon fishing in Alaska quickly turned to, "I wonder if you can go salmon fishing in Michigan"?

The seeds were planted and before you knew it, we were planning our first real fishing trip. On Lake Michigan nonetheless. And we're like, "We're dragging dad with us". It'll be his Father's Day present.

Phone calls were made and the next thing you know, my brother's wife had booked us a charter with Tiny Bubbles out of Frankfort, Michigan.

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All we needed to do was show up with a cooler (we brought four and only needed one) and our fishing licenses.

The Two Words That Changed Dad's Mind? FISH ON!

Dad was really hesitant to go...at first. But once we got him on the boat and this happened...

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It was all over.

McConnell Adams TSM Lansing
McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

There's nothing like a beautiful, sunny, Michigan summer day with family and fishing. And if you've never done the charter thing, I would highly recommend it. They take care of everything for you. You just gotta reel em in and get em on the boat. No need to worry about the little stuff. Just have fun and make memories.

Big shout out to Captain Dave and his dad Lil Bob.

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They helped to make this one of the best Father's Day presents ever.

Also big shout out to the city of Frankfort for their hospitality.

And if you didn't do so well catching fish, you can always stop here for some tasty treats.

McConnell Adams TSM Lansing
McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

They have everything you didn't catch in the fresh and smoked variety. They also have amazing salmon pate and jerky. Warning. There is a jerky there with "insane" in the title and it says "eat at your own risk". I am here to tell you that IS NOT FALSE ADVERTISING. You have been warned.

Peep all the photos below.

And more importantly, get your butt to Frankfort and go fishing.

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