Ard's list of terms;
Funny thing MP, I already was working on a list;
Skunked >>> means you caught no fish
Flogging >>> is what a bad caster does
Chuck & Duck >>> Casting style of one who uses weight on a fly rod
Coho >>> Pacific Silver Salmon
Red >>> Sockeye Salmon
Chinook >>> The King Salmon
Jacks >>> These are immature salmon (small) who enter the rivers with the mature run of fish
Rig >>> The line tip, leader, and fly that you fish
Poop >>> What you say when you get snagged in water too deep for you to go after it.
Jet Sled >>> This is usually a tunnel hulled river boat with an outboard jet motor
Beads >>> Plastic salmon eggs that people put on a line and fish on a fly rod; see flosser below
Indy Rig >>> A polite way to say 'Fishing with a bobber' as children would do
Back Troll >>> Allowing flies to hang in current down stream of a drift boat, (boat is held back by oarsman)
Flosser >>> A person who uses long leaders and small flies to snag salmon or steelhead in the mouth [Note] this takes talent but is not legit
Herl >>> An individual fiber taken from a large feather such as peacock or ostrich
The crack of noon >>> Getting a late start on the day
Subordinate fish >>> Fish who are lower in the order of a pool or run, generally smaller than the dominate fish.
Blind eye hook >>> A salmon hook forged with no eye. These are finished using a loop of dacron or gut as an eye.
Butt >>> Herl, or other material tied in just ahead of tag & tip on a fly, also: end of rod; (or) a person who crowds you while fishing
Tag >> A few turns of tinsel tied above the barb or point of a hook
Tip >>> Usually a colorful floss that is tied aft of the tag
Beard >>> Any material tied in short over the throat of a streamer or wet fly
Throat >>> Material tied beneath the hook shank @ the front extending back 2/3 s the distance to the hook point (wets & streamers)
Priest >>> An implement used to bash a salmon on the head to kill it.
Pounding them up >>> The act of repeatedly presenting a dry fly when no feeding activity is evident
Honey Hole >>> This is the place you head to that always produces some fish, usually kept as secret
Last edited by Ard Stetts; 09-21-2010 at 02:09 PM.