Fish from our own pond

Some time ago we received 1000 fish from our neighbor. These we put in our pond. The fish are now the appropriate size to harvest so we could organize a fishing event. One Saturday in July we made the fishing poles and divided the girls into several fishing teams. As soon as the fish were caught, they were cleaned, baked, cooked or grilled. Of course with many various spices and eaten with rice. Everyone was so enthusiastic we are planning to do this again soon.


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