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The Anglers Dictionary
Fishing - What most of us do instead of CATCHING
- A large hole in the water for you to pour your money into. Usually requires a new pickup to pull it.
- A jerk at one end of a line waiting for a jerk on the other.
Clear Water - What comes out of the Ozarks bottles
on a hot fishing day
Dirty Water - What you drink from the bottom of the ice chest when all the Ozarks water is
gone on a hot fishing day
Point - What everyone does at the ramp when you forget to put the plug in. (sometimes
"laugh" oes with point)
Point (2nd definition) - The part of a hook you can't see when it is imbedded
in your finger
Stick up - What happens to you if you are alone after dark at a boat ramp
- Talking your wife into letting you go.
Flat - What you get on the way home from the lake
Cut - What
you do to get the hook out of your finger
Jig - What you do when your wife finds you at the bar instead of the
Line - What you give your wife when you come back late from fishing.
Backlash - What you
get from your wife after you give her your line.
Bed - The place you will not get to sleep if your wife doesn't
believe your line.
Doghouse - Your new home if your wife doesn't believe your line.
Lure - What
tackle makers use to get your money.
Tackle Shop - The place where more bass are caught and more deer killed, than
any other place on earth.
Crankbait - A lure designed specifically for catching boat carpet, landing nets, and
Favorite bait - The one you caught your last fish on.
Tackle box - A contraption designed to
tangle all of your lures together into one giant ball.
Sunny beach - The guy that is fishing in your spot
Bass Hole - The guy that horns in on the spot you are fishing
Reel - How big you wish your last bass was.
Confidence - What you would have if you actually caught a fish, but that you need in order to catch that dam Bass
in the first place.
Milk-Run(s)- What you get when you forgot about your lactose intolerance and ate too much ice-cream.
Flip and Pitch (as in "a fit")- What your wife does when she finds out the real cost of your equipment.
Twitch twitch, pause - The end of a good whizz
Texas Rig - '65 Chevy pulling a battered 14 foot LoneStar
with a 5 hp Evinrude with two adults and six kids piled in to go catfishin'.
Trolling Motor - Gift given to
wife for the 10th Wedding Anniversary
BassMaster - One who has donated all his worldly possessions and money to
his Master- the bass