1. The Topic of the Month for April 2017 is "Store what you use, use what you store." Please join the discussion on the Survival Topic of the Month forum.

Fishing Terms

Discussion in 'Humor - Jokes - Games and Diversions' started by CRC, Sep 13, 2005.

  1. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    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

    Hook - (1) A curved piece of metal used to catch fish. (2) A clever
    advertisement to entice a fisherman to spend his live 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 coworkers 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

    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. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    [ROFL] :lol:
survivalmonkey SSL seal        survivalmonkey.com warrant canary