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This post has nothing to do with fishing with a kite. Just thought it was a "catchy" title.
Last two Sunday's were breezy, kite-flying weather, and I took advantage. Using my open-face spinning rod instead of a ball of kite string, I launched my Korean kite in the back yard not far from neighboring trees. It was challenging at times to keep it out of branches. And, like fishing, when it did snag a tree the kite had to be carefully coaxed so as not to lose it.
Each time it got stuck, with the right amount of nibbling from the wind and jigging the rod, the kite would release. Anyone can fly a kite in an open field, the challenge is to tangle with trees... and win. The fishing comparisons are several: both need a tug on the line, either from a fish or the wind. Solitude and fresh air could be the best of both. Challenged to cast further or fly higher. To cast among branches where fish are hiding is just as thrilling with a kite when you can do it without losing the kite. As with fishing, 9 times out of 10 when you get snagged on something it'll come loose, but will you let that one time stop you? Doubt it.