Who used to say tight lines?

Who used to say tight lines?

Ted Tuckerman

What is good luck for fishing?

If you go on a fishing party, the first person to catch a fish will have good luck. If you go to a pond and make the water real muddy, the fish will all come to the top. If you talk while fishing, the fish will hear you and not bite. If you want to catch a two or three pound fish, always use a grasshopper for bait.

What’s it called when you don’t catch any fish?

Skunked. The common meaning of the verb skunk is to defeat thoroughly in a game. Some fisherman use this term in a similar way, to mean “catching no fish at all”, “zero fish to the boat”. Some fisherman will say being skunked means not catching the species they were after, and any other species of fish doesn’t count.

Why do fishermen say tight lines?

When said between fishermen, it means “good luck”. Tight lines means you are hooked up with a fish, i.e. the line being tight between you and the fish. When you say that to a fishing friend, it means that you wish him/her good luck and “tight lines” – i.e. catching fish.

What does Fishin mean?

: a person who is very well known or important in a small group of people but who is not known or important outside that group.

What do you call a big fish?

The terms we use to describe big fish—especially the ones that got away—are fairly limited and predictable. These are lunkers, monsters, giants, whoppers, whales, and the like. Small fish are often personified as small people.

What is a big bass called?


What is a group of Bass called?

Shoal. A group of bass is called a shoal. Groups of different fish are called by various names.

What are the words related to fishing?

Hunting & fishing

  • angler.
  • angling.
  • bag.
  • bait.
  • barb.
  • beater.
  • big game.
  • bite.

What does angling mean?

: the action of one who angles especially : the action or sport of fishing with hook and line.

What is a lightweight person?

Someone who is called a lightweight is either a professional boxer who weighs under 135 pounds or he’s someone with little importance or ability. When a company is looking to make layoffs, it’s the lightweight employees, or those who just aren’t important to the business that often get axed first.

What determines if you’re a lightweight?

No matter how old you are, how you’ve prepared for your long night out, or what you choose to drink, you find yourself wobbling after your first few. If either of these sounds like you, it’s official: You’re a lightweight. A rule of thumb to follow if you’re a lightweight is to stay under five drinks.

What do you call a person who gets drunk easily?

cheap drunk (from Urban Dictionary): Someone who easily gets drunk. The person is cheap because they don’t have to spend as much money on alcohol to get drunk. two pot screamer ‎(plural two pot screamers):

What is it called when you are drunk?

inebriated. The definition of inebriated is drunk or intoxicated.

Why do some people get mean when they drink?

Too much alcohol can make us act in ways we wouldn’t normally, including making us more angry or aggressive. Experts believe the reason some people can become aggressive when drunk is due to the way alcohol affects the brain.