Stray Cast on Stray Casts

To the fisherman who called at 4:27 Friday and again at 3 sharp Saturday, may a shore guy catch a 2-pound, 1-ounce perch at Montrose.

And weigh it on a certified scale.

In front of witnesses.

To Ramirez (theirs not ours): May a back cast (ah, even, I can’t wish that)

There’s always tomorrow. And next weekend.

And, forever, 2005. (Think of it as the mount of a lifetime.)

To the Sox: bunting is to baseball what skipping a dock is to bass fishing: any pro should be ready to do it.

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