PODCAST: A Troutbitten Glossary — S9, Ep10

by | Dec 24, 2023 | 11 comments

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For this final episode of Season Ten and of 2023, we wanted  to have some fun. In this episode we walked through a bunch of Troutbitten . . . terms, words, sayings, phrases . . . and talked about what all of this means. Let’s call it a Troutbitten glossary.

If you’re lucky enough to have your own group of long-time fishing friends, then I’m sure you have your own phrases too — your own idioms and ways of talking about things. It’s all a lot of fun.

Long-time listeners understand what it means when Austin says he could have caught a lot more trout — if he really wanted to. Most of you also understand what it means to play bartender for a friend, and you know how many inches a trout should be to fall under the Troutbitten classification, Whiskey.

Our lingo is part of the Troutbitten culture. Here we go . . .

Resources

READ: Troutbitten | Category | History
PODCAST: Troutbitten | The One With Sloop, Stories with a Fishing Friend S7 Ep12
PODCAST: Troutbitten | Fishing Buddies S5 Ep12

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Domenick Swentosky
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Domenick Swentosky

Central Pennsylvania

Hi. I’m a father of two young boys, a husband, author, fly fishing guide and a musician. I fish for wild brown trout in the cool limestone waters of Central Pennsylvania year round. This is my home, and I love it. Friends. Family. And the river.

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11 Comments

  1. For some reason it’s always been “Yahtzee!” on hook up. Great pod fellas. Look forward to all those to come in the new year.

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  2. That was a fun cast. Next year you should post a video of the feats of strength to your Youtube page.

    Conquer is a new one for me. I have done this on foot to more than a few assholes determined to high hole me.

    Thanks for the content!

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  3. Enjoyed the Podcast guys! Some fishing terms my friends and I have used throughout years of fishing. A hook up-Fish On or Bingo. A small fish-a dink. I have a Dink on the end of my line. For big fish-I have Melvin on the end of my line. A fish that gets off during the fight- A lost opportunity. My friends and I are more interested in hookups than fish brought to the net. In fact, we rarely net a fish at all unless we are taking a photo. We just reach down and remove the barbless fly and send the fish on its way. More anglers should do this instead of netting a fish. Another term I have used throughout my life is- the fishing is good but the catching is poor. Of course, a poor day of fishing is always better than a great day at the office.

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  4. When we have a bad day of re-tying our rigs we like to say “We’re knitting a lot” or asking our friend if they’re knitting a sweater if they take a long time tying. If we keep hooking a lot of weeds or green “stuff” we’re “catching a lot of lettuce” today.

    Great podcast and love the Sloop addition. Love the friendly banter you guys have together.

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  5. “Hey Now” was the catch phrase of Jeffrey Tambor’s character Hank on the Larry Shandling show. Howard Stern was a big fan of the show and immediately took to repeating it on his show.

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  6. I laughed at the things you all say when a fish is on. My fishin buddy alway whoops it up and yells “he’s a fighter!”, even when he has a dinky 6 incher on. For me it’s always been “come to papa!”.

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  7. My hookup phrase:
    Sweet Fancy Moses!

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