On Father’s Day Teach Your Child the Right Way to Fish

A change in attitude can do a lot for the oceans

“Father and son fishing, Ibiza” by David de Mallorca is licensed with CC BY 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Forty-odd years ago, while aboard a fishing boat with my father on Long Island Sound, I felt a pull on my line like none I’d ever felt before. And then another. And another still. The wild world had hit my line with all its abundance. I reeled hard and with a crazy swing I swept my…