Lighter Side

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June 25th, 2001

You Might Be A Saltwater Angler If . . .
(Excerpts from the Anglers Hut Chat Room)

By DEceiver and QRRFISH1

  • If jellyfish illuminate the your fishing water . . .you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you look at bamboo as a substance to spool a carpet on . . .you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you see a 4 wt. line as a shooting line for your 8 wt . . .you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you look at dubbing as what was left of your fly after a bluefish was landed . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If there is no Latin term for any of your flies . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you see loud patterned tropical shirts as a tourist flag . . .you might be a saltrodder.

  • If a ripple is what your fly causes when it hits the water . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If a hatch means a part of a boat . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If your wading staff has a bang tip . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If your tippet is defined in pounds instead of 'Xs' . . .you might be a saltrodder.

  • If your chest waders have fang-proof shin guards . . .you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you have to replace your backing twice a season . . .you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you have no idea what a 'S -cast' is . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you've heard your backing go through the guides and out the tip sounding like a machine gun . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you have to be revived as much as the fish after a fight . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you wear ear plugs when you fish . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you buy expoxy by the tub . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you look at double haul as a basic cast . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If all your hooks have /0 behind the size . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you look at a double-taper line as two shooting heads . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you can't go past a tupperware tub display . . . you might be a saltrodder.

  • If you measure your fish in pounds instead of inches . . . you might be a saltrodder. ~ Jim and Paul (Thanks guys!)

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