After casting like this three times, he announced that he wanted a plastic worm. I rigged a Senko for him, which was all I’d brought in that department. After two casts, he said, “This thing is way too long.” I bit a third of it off, which surprised him. “Aren’t you gonna get sick?” he asked. Not at all, I said, and gave him a small piece to taste. He licked it. “Wow! Salty!” he said.