"Yet the skipjack seemed the most improbable one of all," said his mother.
Fishing in heavy water, a skipjack snaps at your fly, and you jerk him out to bank with a Devil take you.
"If I thought it was the skipjack element," she said, smiling.
The skipjack found quite stiff and colourless this morning, in the water-jug!
But when morning came, it was found that the repairs to the skipjack would take longer than had been anticipated.
They were chopping in several places at once now, and from the top of another tree the skipjack gave another shout.
"And comes for it like the cattle to the scrubbing-stones," said the skipjack.
Names won't sometimes, and there's a formality in Lucas that would never fit that skipjack of a boy.
Congratulate the skipjack, with just a hint that he might have looked higher.
The skipjack proved speedy and they made the run back to the hotel in good time, arriving there before sundown.