, as he had many times before. But he noticed
something different this time when he began fishing. There were no bites
on his line at all. He headed over to the local market to get some new
bait, and the shopkeeper gave him some advice.
"Don't even bother
buying any bait," said the shopkeeper
"Why's that?" questioned
"There ain't no fish 'round here no more. We had a freak
flood come through and wipe them all out."
"But how would a flood
wipe out the fish?" wondered the man.