I'm still pulling my foot out of my mouth. Poor guy. Apparently it's been a long road to recovery for him and he doesn't appear in public very much from what I read.
The angle of the picture makes the shot very unflattering.
OP- A great way to stay busy is to ask the mate to teach you and your kids how to make terminal tackle and rig baits. They will be more than happy to let you do their job and it's good to know if your getting into fishing