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Fishing Truths (This is hilarious!)

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by saintmathew, Aug 25, 2004.

  1. Catch and Release -

    A conservation motion that happens most often right before the local Fish and Game officer pulls over a boat that has caught over it's limit.

    Hook -

    1. A curved piece of metal used to catch fish. 2. A clever advertisement to entice a fisherman to spend his life savings on a new rod and reel. 3. The punch administered by said fisherman's wife after he spends their life savings, (see also, Right Hook, Left Hook)

    Line -

    Something you give your co-workers when they ask on Monday how your fishing went the past weekend.

    Lure -

    An object that is semi-enticing to fish, but will drive an angler into such a frenzy that he will charge his credit card to the limit before exiting the tackle shop.

    Reel -

    A weighted object that causes a rod to sink quickly when dropped overboard.

    Rod -

    An attractively painted length of fiberglass that keeps an angler from ever getting too close to a fish.

    School -

    A grouping in which fish are taught to avoid your $29.99 lures and hold out for Spam instead.

    Tackle -

    What your last catch did to you as you reeled him in, but just before he wrestled free and jumped back overboard.

    Tackle Box -

    A box shaped alarmingly like your comprehensive 'first aid kit'. Only a tackle box contains many sharp objects, so that when you reach in the wrong box blindly to get a Band Aid, you soon find that you need more than one.

    Test -

    1. The amount of strength a fishing line affords an angler when fighting fish in a specific weight range.

    2. A measure of your creativity in blaming "that darn line" for once again losing the fish.
  2. katfish

    katfish Cats are where it's at!

    Just in case some more inexperienced fishermen were unfamiliar with fishing terms, I added a few more.

    A hole in the water you throw money into

    A type of fishing reel famous for tying berkley power knots which are often called professional overruns.

    A machined aluminum block to pour lead weights or jigs
    or the stuff in the bottom of Crappielookers tackle box

    Elevated platform from which fishermen slip or fall.

    A heavy weight which is intended to hold a boat, if one end of the rope is tied to the boat and the other to the anchor! :eek:

    To catch or land a fish with a net
    The flat crooked thing in Misfits boat
    The aluminum tubing and dry rotted webbing in Catkings truck

    The wave formed from a powerboat
    What some night fishing catmen cannot do when they get a bite. ;)