Fishing. This is it, the big time. Mikeys 13, a deckhand working on a charter boat in Hawaii. Working for the best skipper anywhere, his stepdad, Bill. Before Bill came along, it was just Mikey and his mom. Now theyre a real family, and Mikey has a little brother. He cant believe how lucky he is. And now hes learning from the best, even though hes only 13. Because Bill believes in him. And Mikey wont let him down. He loves fishing and being out on the boat. But some seas, some fish, and some charter clients are a lot tougher to handle than Mikey ever imagined. Take Ernie and Cal—they chartered Bills boat for three days and they’re out for the adventure of their lives. Now its up to Mikey and Bill to deliver it.
From the Hardcover edition.
Working for his stepfather on a charter fishing boat in Hawaii teaches thirteen-year-old Mikey about fishing, and about taking risks, making sacrifices, and facing some of lifes difficult choices.