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Fishing Myths

Postby bassZooKa » Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:12 pm

These are just some fishing myths or superstitions that i've heard people tell me (and no i am not making these up, ppl actually told me this stupid stuff):

It is bad luck to catch a clam.

It is bad luck to fish with a woman in the boat.

It is good luck to catch a starfish.

It is bad luck to catch a fish on your first cast because you will not catch anything for the rest of the day.

It is good karma to let your first keeper bass of the season go free.

this is all i can think of off the top of my head anyone hear of anymore?
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Postby snakehead terror » Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:51 pm

Of course, the old "bannana in the boat is bad luck" myth. Also, it is bad luck to say "camara", or "picture" during the fight. :lol:
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Postby big_matt_duq » Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:29 pm

i say its bad luck to fish with a woman in the boat...if she's ugly or bitchy. lol otherwise, i just don't know about you guys but i say it adds to the scenery.
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Postby kngfshman » Fri Sep 07, 2007 9:31 pm

snapperkiller wrote:Of course, the old "bannana in the boat is bad luck" myth. Also, it is bad luck to say "camara", or "picture" during the fight. :lol:

yes we all know what happened with that giant Pacu when you told me to get the camera :eye:
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Postby Capt. Wallace » Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:44 pm

it is bad luck to have a man of god on your vessel ie. preacher priest or whatever

I had heard this superstition previous to this incident

My father proved it. First time he had a man of god on the boat they capsized in the surf everyone was ok and they got the right 20 carolina skiff with tower but he lost 7or8 rods 114h and some 704 and 706's
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby AnnOnimous » Mon Nov 24, 2008 3:40 am

My grandfather used to use this one as an excuse to not take me fishing...


"It looks like it's going to rain, and those fish, they don't like getting wet."
It's all fun and games till someone loses an eye....


then it's just a game called find the eye.
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby mickey999 » Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:58 am

AnnOnimous wrote:My grandfather used to use this one as an excuse to not take me fishing...


"It looks like it's going to rain, and those fish, they don't like getting wet."
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: That made I giggle,like it :uplol:
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby fishnfool73 » Tue Nov 25, 2008 11:19 am

I guess it is a good thing , Nessa that you go fishing with IMCHUMMING then. :lol:
Dreaming the dream that one day I can be as good as some of the boatless pros and catch some 12 inch mangrove snapper.
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby bolo » Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:21 am

Its good luck to eat bananas during fishing trips. Great source of potassium.
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby IM CHUMMING » Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:05 am

ff73 haha , remember elly showed me ure halloween pics. YOU shouldnt be saying those comments about me! :lol: :rabbit:
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby bolo » Wed Nov 26, 2008 1:49 pm

TheFishRCallin wrote:yeah right, everyone will throw u off...i dare u to take a picture of u eating a banana on a boat
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How much money do you want to bet me on? $100.00 or $200.00. If you dont pay up I will put you on the Chopping Block. :D
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby bolo » Wed Nov 26, 2008 2:40 pm

TheFishRCallin wrote:how about $100 divided by $100...i will pay u the answer :D


How about you dont. How about this? If I do it you have to take me out fishing. :D Pookie can come too before I get a nasty PM. :tongue:
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby bolo » Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:12 pm

TheFishRCallin wrote:
bolo wrote:
TheFishRCallin wrote:how about $100 divided by $100...i will pay u the answer :D


How about you dont. How about this? If I do it you have to take me out fishing. :D Pookie can come too before I get a nasty PM. :tongue:


on a boat? or on land...shoot, ill take u fishing on land, AND ill pay for the bait lol :thumright:


If you take me fishing on a boat guess what im bring on board. :D
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby bolo » Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:22 pm

TheFishRCallin wrote:no, no, the deal is that u take it before :roll:


What? You lost me there.
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Postby killula » Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:33 pm

snapperkiller wrote:Of course, the old "bannana in the boat is bad luck" myth. Also, it is bad luck to say "camara", or "picture" during the fight. :lol:



Bannana is not a myth
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby Morpheus » Thu Nov 27, 2008 7:56 pm

:uplol: :uplol: :uplol: :scratch: :scratch: :scold: :scold: :biglaugh:
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby bolo » Thu Nov 27, 2008 8:03 pm

TheFishRCallin wrote:
bolo wrote:
TheFishRCallin wrote:no, no, the deal is that u take it before :roll:


What? You lost me there.



The bet is, u take the banana on a boat and take a picture with it....but I won't be going on a boat with u and a banana after. Make sense?



If you dare me to do it I want money. Going on the boat is not cheap.
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby bolo » Fri Nov 28, 2008 7:36 pm

TheFishRCallin wrote:
bolo wrote:
If you dare me to do it I want money. Going on the boat is not cheap.



dont u go on boats all the time? just ask to stand in one for 2 seconds, hold up a banana and have someone take a picture...so ur giving in on the bet? :roll:


I think you have me confused with someone else. The only time I fished on a boat is when I'm in the Dry Tortugas.

Taking a picture of me on the boat with a banana and then walk off is bs. The effect would be better if I fish on the boat while eating banana. The only way I'll do this is you back it up with money.
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Re: Fishing Myths

Postby bolo » Sat Nov 29, 2008 9:34 pm

Vanesssa, you have Dagon on your side. Bananas are not bad luck it's stupid superstition crap. Cudaman and I always eat the banana and always done well. People use the banana as an excuse for being a crappy fisherman. No one will throw me off the boat. I will burn the boat down before that ever happens.
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