“These brown fish are so much more beautiful than the other types of bass.”. Whether you want to impress your friends visiting from out of town, want to show your kids a good time on the water, or just want to tight lines yourself, this podcast is for you. He has not fished a Western-style fly rod for trout since. Known to be tremendously hard to pull off. This is another commonly used phrase to describe a crappy day on the water. She’s so big!!”. We take privacy seriously. Any species of bass that is considered by the angler to be big. “I could not get a keeper bite to save my life today, I was plagued by catching dink after dink.”. If they still can’t catch a fish, they will describe their experience as though they threw everything they could think of at the fish to try and get them to bite but the kitchen sink. Example: “I have a five fish limit but 4 of them are nothing to brag about, I do have one in the boat though that is “5 and change”, that helped my total weight a lot.”. Definition: A phrase made famous by the Penn State Bass Fishing Team. “Derek got so excited when he hooked into that 4-pounder that he tried to flip it into the boat immediately and gunneled it. Trim down for what!!”. It keeps the sport fresh. “I weighed in 15-pounds today which was good but I could of weighed in 18-pounds if I didn’t drop a 4-pound fish right next to the boat. See more. As a former fly fishing guide originally from Western New York, he moved to Colorado and became an early adopter of tenkara which perfectly suited the small, high altitude streams and lakes there. Skunked Fishing, Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Turns out, that 5 pounder was just a decoy bass!”. Because the weeds are usually bright green, it kind of looks like you’re sitting in the middle of a golf course in your boat. I will take that one king any day of the week over the halibut. All bass boats usually have two motors, the trolling motor in the front is used for getting around an area while fishing or moving small distances and a much larger motor attached to the back with a lot more power is used for traveling long distances, idling, or going a short distance much more quickly than using the trolling motor so anglers will refer to this motor as “using the big motor”. Example: “OMG Derek, we’re going to need a bigger net! Bass that are not of legal size and therefore cannot be weighed in for a tournament or kept. Definition: Tournament anglers use this to describe any days that they fish the body of water before the actual tournament is held. I fished with Penn State for three years and traveled up and down the east coast. Check out the size of that spotted bass!”. Benefits: You'll double your catch, you'll get 'skunked' less, you'll have more fun fishing etc. When asked where they caught their fish or where they were catching their fish, they will answer sarcastically, “in the water”, if they do not want to reveal the location. Do I smell a book in the works? I had prevailed on the ponds. If an angler calls a spot they are fishing the juice, it means that they believe they found one of, if not, the best fishing spots on that body of water but it could not be the best spot in on a different day. That’s when I realized what was eating all of my jigs.”. If the legal size to keep a fish is 12-inches on a body of water, a dink would be any fish that is lesser in size than 12-inches. Plain and simple with no questions asked. We may have crossed paths at some point as I was in cheesman on Saturday. Information and translations of skunked in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on … https://books.google.ca/books?id=sF4vAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA246&dq=got+skunked In thick vegetation, it could look like a swamp. Jason He extended his arm when I took the picture and I got really close so it looks huge in the picture!! Another word for skunked. Anglers use this phrase to describe a situation in which they caught a lot of bass, and usually a lot of big bass. You may hear on the dock from time to time “oh, he must be caging his fish” as this is a common accusation when an angler does well in multiple tournaments, more than likely it is a joke as there are not too many anglers that would actually try this in today’s fishing world. Guest Blogger: Mary S. Kuss, Life-long avid angler, licensed PA fishing guide, founder of the Delaware Valley Women’s Fly Fishing Association One of the few certainties in fly fishing is that all of us will occasionally wind up “skunked.” As experience, knowledge, and skill increase, this unpleasant experience becomes less frequent and less likely. “I couldn’t get any smallmouth to eat so I bailed and went fishing the weeds for some lazy Larry’s. They are usually the fish that start eating in the fall and spring before the bigger fish begin to feed heavily. Jason, very good post. Skunked is a term we use when referring to beer that’s been compromised by exposure to UV rays. What could I have done differently that might have worked? Darn Water Pterodactyls are always eating all the small fish and screwing up the population.”. great post jason ! Some fisherman use this term in a similar way, to mean "catching no fish at all", "zero fish to the boat". Refers to a dominate angler that can catch fish in many different situations and is very good at fishing. Example: “I’m sitting in 50th place after day one, which is the cutline for after tomorrow. Definition: This refers to an extremely tough grass that is different than most grass in that it needs to be punched with a heavy weight in order to get through it. This angler would then “cull” or remove the smallest fish and replace it with the bigger fish they just caught. Angler’s say this when they caught a limit of bass that they feel will be good enough to place them high enough in a tournament in order to get paid with a check. The fur is black, usually with a white stripe running down the head and dividing to become two stripes on each side of the body. Definition: Phrase not commonly used by anglers because tournament bass anglers very seldom eat their catch but some still eat bass once in awhile, or they will eat smaller panfish that they catch. They are uncertain if this spot will consistently produce these results, but on that magical day, they truly found the juice. This could be 15 minutes or 6 hours. A goose egg looks like a zero, which is why it is used to indicate not catching anything. It no longer mattered that I had been skunked in the marsh. When an angler is catching big fish, he/she might refer to it as sticking fat girls. When a fish is guarding this bed, they are usually described as being ‘on bed’. Skunked To catch zero fish or keepers. It’s a straight Walmart girl!!”. skunked. This term is used to describe the people that live in an area in which an angler has traveled to to fish a tournament If an angler travels from Alabama to New York to fish a tournament, he might refer to the fishermen that live on/near the lake in New York as locals. It no longer mattered that I had been skunked in the marsh. If I forgot to put it on, I couldn’t get a bite to save my life.”. I have lost so many baits to them over the years, I don’t want to even think about the money they stole off of me from lost baits.”. During this time, anglers are trying to find ways and different areas on the lake that they can fish in order to do well when the actual tournament is going on. “He was out fishing deep in the beginning of the tournament, and then he decided to go in shallow and drive the the greens, that’s when he started doing really well.”. Example: “I went to one of the best bass fisheries ever, I was rippin’ lips all day, it was so much fun!”. It does sound fun knowing that you're going to get your limit of fish and game every time – a definition … Definition: Phrase used to make fun of a spinning rod. The sauce is a fishing spot that tends to always be good, and may be good for years to come. Some fisherman will say being skunked means not catching the species they were after, and any other species of fish doesn't count. goes back at least to 19th c. usage . Meaning of skunked. Example: “I knew there were fish in this tree that fell over in the water but there were branches below the water that I could not see and those things were straight bait eaters. The angler is insinuating that they caught fish but nothing of substantial size and they only have some fish that are barely the legal size. It definitely makes you rethink and evolve techniques so there is good in it but as far as being skunked goes if your fishing on a boat I believe as long as a fish is landed no one on the boat is skunked even if you weren’t the angler it takes the whole crew to be a team especially with big fish, Your email address will not be published. Next time though, maybe I’ll get to hook into a BIG MAMA!”. “Matt is leading the tournament right now with 20-pounds but Grae hasn’t weighed in yet and rumor on the dock is that he is about to weigh in a friggin’ sack! Mainly anglers down south that are used to power fishing with big line and big casting rods will make fun of anglers from the north. Definition: Used to describe water that is forming constant waves from the wind. ! 4. I’m planning to hit deckers Friday, but could be convinced to go again Saturday . Somehow, not catching fish every time validates the effort. When using pre-fish, they could be talking about the days leading up to the tournament or even if they were on the lake two months before the tournament. It usually means that the angler had a mediocre day in which they didn’t do terrible but they didn’t do really amazing to finish at the top or near the top. Skunk #1 is a hybrid strain that has influenced cannabis on a global scale, parenting a horde of skunk crosses. Definition: When an angler is catching big fish, he/she might refer to it as sticking fat girls. Example: “I was on the lake all day sticking fat girls, you should have seen the size of these fish I was catching!”. I knew I had to get my spot first, so I took the risk and trimmed up and blew right by them. There’s got to be some opposing force to the stellar days that makes them stand out by comparison. So, when an angler has a big limit of bass they will refer to it as “catching a sack”. Ten hours of fishing and, other than one 20-inch fish Rich caught at the bridge and two small white perch, we are skunked. You have to observe, be focused, and be in the moment. I wish I had thought about writing about being skunked…I would have had more posts on my own blog lately. If not, we’d be able to catch a fish every time without trying. If an angler hits any of these while running the motor, more than likely it will ruin the motor by ripping the lower unit off. Used especially of words. Darn Water Pterodactyls are always eating all the small fish and screwing up the population.”. During the tournament they pull the cage up and put the fish in their livewell. “I was passing all different types of boats today because the water was pretty rough and they all had their motors trimmed down. “That fish doesn’t look like he is of legal size, you better put him on the bump board.”, Phrase used to make fun of a spinning rod. Definition: This phrase, like the sauce, refers to any fishing spot that an angler thinks is really good in terms of number of fish being able to be caught there and the size of the fish. Definition: Thick matted vegetation on top of the waters surface can often be referred to as salad. When those things get in a pack they will devour anything in their path, i’d hate to be something running from them.”. Biggins means huge fish and leaning refers to when an angler has his back bent and is leaning backwards during the hookset. I had to wonder why and that was the only why I could improve (I guess…it’s hard to tell if one is improving or getting luckier sometimes). I learn something new every time I hit the water with this mindset. The fish just love to be in that sloppy green stuff.”. They caught 30 pounds of fish in 5 casts, and they knew right then and there they stumbled on a special area. When the motor is trimmed up, the propeller is higher in the water column so the boat moves faster but is easier to lose control of. You’ll hear this phrase a lot from anglers coming back into bays that have been out on the main lake and it is a way to let other anglers know that it is very windy outside the bay. Mainly anglers down south that are used to power fishing with big line and big casting rods will make fun of anglers from the north. You can't take a prescribed amount, or get "just enough" of it. I think the scale read it at 5.2 pounds!”. Because of the line attached to the lure and the effort the angler puts into getting the lure to go back and forth at a certain speed, it is referred to as walking the dog. Used to warn other anglers of dangerous or rough boating conditions. If you are smiling when it happens then your not getting skunked. Definition: In reference to one of the most common frog species, the toad are known to be a lot bigger in size. ( slang) Having caught no fish at all when on a fishing trip. For some reason I could not catch a big fish to save my life. This past weekend while fishing the Cascade Lakes in Oregon, I went into the area blind, and it was a learning experience. We fished hard, but at the end of the day, only Daniel landed a fish, Karel hooked but lost one, and I was completely skunked. Look at the stomach on that thing!”. # of fish doesn’t necessarily = fun. Definition of skunked in the Definitions.net dictionary. Definition: Used to describe a largemouth bass because they are known to not be as active as other species of bass. Definition: Refers to a dominate angler that can catch fish in many different situations and is very good at fishing. its not tenkara related but last year I went to alaska, I caught 170 pounds of halibut and one 40 pound king salmon. Quote; Share this post. Required fields are marked *, You may use these HTML tags and attributes:
, Jason Klass is a former fly fishing guide & casting instructor based in Colorado. Although the practice is often associated with adolescent boys, women have been known to play the game, and there are literary depictions of adults competing in it. Mainly because a lot of anglers think it sounds cooler. I figured this couldn’t just be luck so I fished deep for the rest of the day without another bite. Doesn’t happen often, but it’s always there in the back of your mind. Another term used to describe a largemouth because of their distinct green color compared to the other species of bass. It is almost similar to how wolves form a pack to make it easier to hunt prey, the same works with bass. More commonly used to describe fish such as catfish, carp, and suckers although it is sometimes used to describe panfish also. Bass boats have motors that trim up and down so that they can navigate different types of water. Because of the line attached to the lure and the effort the angler puts into getting the lure to go back and forth at a certain speed, it is referred to as walking the dog. A part of me says that if I fooled a fish into taking my offering but didn’t actually land the fish, I didn’t get skunked. When the wind is blowing constantly at a high speed, the waves will form one after another and this makes it look as if they are just continually rolling across the surface making it a very unpleasant time for a bass boater to be on the water. Phrase used when the main lake is very windy. We hope that anglers find our private fishing platform the perfect tool to elevate their fishing experience. So, a swamp donkey usually refers to a largemouth bass of substantial size that is caught in thick vegetation. Some anglers believe this is just because the smaller fish won’t eat but if you throw smaller baits you could catch both small fish and big fish. Hopefully I run into a big school and can fill the boat with fish in just a couple of casts.”. I lost jigs on 4 consecutive casts, blind casting in there until I realized what was going on. He hit it so hard off the side of the boat that it stunned the fish, and it just floated next to the boat while we scooped it in the net. It’s rolling out there so bad that I was taking too much water in from the front of the boat and had to turn around and head back into the cove.”. I knew I could get those fish to eat.”. 4. Used to describe a smallmouth bass that is fat. Definition: When an angler or team has yet to catch a fish during the day or in a tournament. This phrase refers to any fishing spot that an angler thinks is really good, in terms of number of fish able to be caught there and the size of the fish. He is an stud man!! “We pulled up to a rock shoal first thing in the morning and absolutely crushed the smallmouth. The water is moving, banging off the bank and it just gives off a mad vibe. No one really knows where it came from or why he uses it, but any angler that has ever seen one of his shows has heard him say it and knows he uses it when talking about a large bass. Used by anglers to describe a fishing situation that it tough or hard. © 2019 | TenkaraTalk by Jason Klass | All rights reserved, Cheeseman canyon over a three-mile section, The Answer to Every Question in Fly Fishing, Not all “good” fly fishing gear is expensive and not all expensive fly fishing gear is “good”. The term “soakin’ it” means that the angler is keeping their lure in the water as long as possible in order to try and get fish to bite it even if they are not hungry instead of constantly reeling it in and casting it to new places. Example: “You know how people say Michael Jordan is the greatest player to ever play the game of basketball? Example: “I’m going up a couple of days early before the tournament to follow the locals around and see where they go and what they do to catch fish, in order to improve my chances at winning the tournament.”. For example if there are 100 boats in a tournament and they are paying out 20 places after the tournament is over, an angler on the bubble would be in 20th place after day one. ( slang) Having caught no fish at all when on a fishing trip. Definition of skunked in the Definitions.net dictionary. 92 likes. It washes over you, permeates you. Definition: Used by anglers to describe a situation in which they are surrounded by and fishing in weeds in clear water. Purists may insist on the old usage, while descriptivists may be more open to newer usages. Both are used after a fish has been hooked and an angler is fighting a fish. The fish will seem as if they are actually on top of each other in the water, like they are “stacked”. I would add a 5th to your skunked list – Put your rod away and take in ALL the water has to offer. Example: “I lost my best and most expensive buzzbait today to a snake, man do I hate those things. “I caught my limit quick and then I spent the rest of the day looking for bigger fish to cull and improve the total weight of my best 5”. This is the phrase that those anglers use to describe a fish catch in which the angler believes that the fish is of big enough size to keep and eat. I call them LDR’s long distant releases. Plan, record, and relive all while catching more fish. It definitely will hold fish there at any point in time and will be more consistent than anything else on the lake.”. Examples include: musky, walleye, pickerel, and pike. Example: “Look at the size of that largemouth, it looks like it’s the size of a fridge!! He can catch fish in all situations and is always near the top of the leaderboard in tournaments.”. Example: “As soon as I hooked into that fish, I knew it was going to be a straight up slaunch nasty. Gorillas are known for their size and strength. Example: “Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to catch the monster bag I thought I was going to be able to catch on this lake, but I do have some keepers to weigh in.”. The common meaning of the verb skunk is to defeat thoroughly in a game.. Example: “That fish doesn’t look like he is of legal size, you better put him on the bump board.”. “Screw the fairy wand, I want to break out the broomstick with heavy line and go flip some timber so I could really lay into one and rip its lips off!!”. “God do I love fat girls, nothing can compare to putting one of those big girls into the boat. Next time though, maybe I’ll get to hook into a BIG MAMA!”. It means you caught no fish and went home empty handed. its not about the fish its about the experience. You begin to approach the stream as a know-it-all and impose your will on the water rather than trying to engage and connect with it. “My next spot I want to fish is only 100-yards around that point, so to avoid the risk of spooking the fish on the spot, I’m going to use the small motor to troll over instead of firing up the big motor and running over there.”. When a fish is right on the line of being a keeper. I also discovered a waterfall that I did not know existed. “As soon as my jig hit the water that bass ate it, I must of hit em’ on the head because I’m telling you, the bait wasn’t in the water for more than 2 seconds and I saw my line swimming away. Sign up … Military tanks are known for being gigantic in size, so anglers use this word to describe any bass that they consider to be large or “built like a tank”. This gear continues to fish and trap animals, entangle and potentially kill marine life, smother habitat, and act as a hazard to navigation. Well put Paul. this has by far has been the worst fishing season since I moved here 8 years ago, but I keep trying and hope to hook into something. Morizo is known for speaking English fluently, and made this phrase famous in Bassmaster Elite Series weigh-in where he weighed in a gigantic fish. The second is if the fish is really fighting hard and the angler can say this to indicate that it might be a huge fish. Skunk definition: A skunk is a small black and white animal which releases an unpleasant smelling liquid if... | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples Getting skunked a couple of times after being “lucky” for stretches has been vital in my fishing “career”. but the angler talks about the boat instead of the net. Example: “How did you guys do on the lake this morning?….. (In response) It was a beautiful sunrise, you should of seen it.”. It’s a straight Walmart girl!!”. Definition: Often used by anglers who are catching fish and other anglers are asking them what they are doing to catch them, as in what technique. They are uncertain if this spot will consistently produce these results, but on that magical day, they truly found the juice. I will send an email! Thanks Daniel! They would not eat it if I was constantly moving it, they wanted it slow and soaked.”. Definition: A tree that has fallen over on land but some portion of it fell in the water, producing very nice structure for predatory fish like a bass to use as an ambush point. Apart from being easier, it means the fish is better off. Being skunked is no hookups. “I caught this fatty patty in 20-feet of water, she must have been just sitting on the bottom eating anything and everything that came by her face. undefined. “I didn’t catch enough to get into the top 12 today to fish tomorrow but luckily, I caught enough cash a check and place inside the top 50 cut. Not a good time to fish. Example: “We pulled up to a rock shoal first thing in the morning and absolutely crushed the smallmouth. What does skunked mean? A bad day on the water. ponds, lakes, rivers, inshore, or offshore. Going to the river and doing the same old thing and catching the same old fish in the same old way is not the way to grow, and honestly, for me becomes very boring. “I found a school of smallmouth today in 20-feet of water and they were completely stacked on top of this rock, I caught fish on 8 consecutive casts!”. “I caught a straight up bottom dweller today, this smallmouth was so dark it looked like it has been living at the depths of this lake for a very long time. I absolutely agree with karel. When it is really windy though, as soon as you go out to the main lake there could be huge waves because the water area is larger and is more affected by the wind. Skunked. The tournament director won’t let a boat drop into the water until he personally checks each and every livewell to make sure they are completely empty.”. Basically the the scenery was beautiful but the fishing wasn’t. As long as I’m getting hits every now and then, I feel that my efforts have been validated. “I tried to make the run across the lake but unfortunately I couldn’t make it. Definition: Term used to replace tournament. In my opinion that is. Example: “I hate nothing more than a darn decoy bass, I wasted my whole day drop-shotting in 30-feet of water because my first cast this morning in deep water, I caught a 5 pounder. Describes any fish that has teeth that can easily bite through the line that anglers use when fishing for bass. When an angler can’t catch fish on what seems like whatever they try to throw, they will start digging in their boat and start trying different things and different colors. It giggles and sniggers. For instance, an angler may fish a tournament with 150 boats and it is 3 days long. Definition: Refers to hooking fish because of the way the hook rips their lips when the fish becomes hooked. Sign up … For some unknown reason, peoples use the phrase ‘fatty patty’ to describe a person that is large in size, so fisherman took the phrase and put it into the fishing world using ‘fatty patty’ to describe any bass that they feel has a large stomach and weighs a lot. Definition: Bass are one of the species of fish that will sometimes swim together in a big group in order to chase down and trap baitfish to eat. I knew I could get those fish to eat.”. Definition: A word used in bass fishing tournaments to describe the process of removing your smallest fish from the livewell after you already have a limit of a fish and replacing it with a bigger one. Definition: This phrase refers to anything in or out of the water that an angler can easily get their bait stuck on. We ended up not catching anything and getting skunked for the day, but at least tomorrow is another day.”. In a multiple day fishing tournament, being on the bubble is used to describe a situation in which he/she is sitting on the cutline. Or a lot of them will relating to the same piece of structure and the angler can catch multiple fish fast. Example: “As soon as my jig hit the water that bass ate it, I must of hit em’ on the head because I’m telling you, the bait wasn’t in the water for more than 2 seconds and I saw my line swimming away. No one really knows where it came from or why he uses it, but any angler that has ever seen one of his shows has heard him say it and knows he uses it when talking about a large bass. Ten hours of fishing and, other than one 20-inch fish Rich caught at the bridge and two small white perch, we are skunked. 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