My charter clients always ask me, “What do you do on your days off”? The answer is usually some kind of one word answer like “Fish”, “Drink” or “Sleep”. Although any of these answers could be my typical activities on a day off, the more truthful answer should likely be “Honeydoos” or “Boat and equipment maintenance”. Ironically, both these answers, but more so the latter, would likely require some sort fisherman’s ingenuity, also known as redneck engineering.
Which brings me to the ingenious redneck engineering used by Alden Redwine and Christian Payne.
These two up and coming dock rats engineered the new sport of Golfshing.
A bunch of us were gathered at Skip and Theresa Harris‘ house for Skip’s 70th birthday party. Being under the legal drinking age and probably having heard all of our boring old stories before, these two boys started tinkering in the garage. What they came up with is likely going to earn the pair a Nobel Peace prize in the field of redneck engineering.
They figured out how to attach a golf ball to fishing line so it could be retrieved via a rod and reel. What ensued on the dock was entertainment for all, young and old(er).
Attention: no marine mammals or humans young or old were harmed in the filming of this video. Human pride and dignity are a different story… Enjoy!
Capt. Scott Bussen