There were two old boys from Alabama who love to fish, and they wanted to do
some ice fishing.
They’d heard about it up in Canada, and they took off up there. The lake was
frozen nicely. They stopped just before they got to the lake at a little bait
shop and got all their tackle. One of them said, “We’re going to need an ice
So they got that, and they took off. In about two hours, one of them was back
at the shop and said, “We’re going to need another dozen ice picks.”
Well, the fellow in the shop wanted to ask some questions, but he didn’t. He
sold him the picks, and the old boy left.
In about an hour, he was back. “We’re going to need all the ice picks you’ve
The bait man couldn’t stand it any longer. “By the way,” he asked, “how are
you fellows doing?”
“Not very well at all,” he said. “We don’t even have the boat in the water