The narrator has a huge crush on the girl that lives next door and he and always watches her when she’s outside. Sheila Mant is his dream date for the concert and he will have to build up the courage to ask her to go with him.
The narrator finally asks Sheila to go to the concert with him and she says yes but only because she know Eric will be there. They take a canoe and in the bottom there is fishing pole and as the narrator starts to fish Sheila says she hates fishing.
The narrator catches a huge fish but tries to play it off so Sheila doesn’t notice. He only keeps it a secret until the fish starts pulling the boat backwards down the river.
The narrator has to decide between Sheila or keeping the fish. He decides to cut the fish off the line.