Wish #1: Hoping Your Kids Outfish You

July 26, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

“‘As a father, you want your kids to do better than you did, in sports and everything else,” Hanousek said. ‘Similarly, as a hunter and a fisherman, my goal, over time, was to have my kids outfish and outhunt me. When that finally happened, when I saw my sons outfish me, I was joyful.'” Dennis Anderson writes about the three fly fishing generations of Hanouseks, whose senior member Dick Hanousek seems to have his priorities straight. Come to think of it, teaching your kids all of the things they’ll need to know to outfish you suggests some pretty good guidelines: don’t rush them, make it a good experience, and teach them to love being there. In the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune.