My Uncle Cookie was a fanatical lake fisher down in California for many years. He was gifted as an actor but the water was even more of a passion, so he spent most of his time tying flies and chasing trout. His wife, Peg, was my mom's aunt so mom had lots of memories from time with them in the mountains. I usually hung out with them at my grandparents' and once watched Cookie film a picture, but never had the chance to fish since I came into the world a little too late. Where it came my way was through my mom. She and my stepdad bought a cabin on Lk Tanwax in the 70's where she taught my brother and me to fish. We heard a lot of the stories about Cookie as my mom had so many good memories and I could tell she wanted to pass that legacy on to us. I enjoy all types of fishing in any kind of water, but lake fishing for trout was the start of it and tends to hold more meaning for me than anything else.