9 posts categorized "Moldy Links"

September 22, 2007

Moldy Links - Trout Ball Edition

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Songs, Poetry, Stories, Cheap Coyote Tricks, and Other Stuff by Greg Keeler LINK

September 15, 2007

Moldy Links - The Surge Edition

Dubya on the Relationship Between Man and Fish

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Bush Jokes About Best Moment As President

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"I would say the best moment was when I caught a 7 1/2-pound largemouth bass on my lake," Bush said, laughing.

Cheney went even further. He said when they pulled the fish out of the water it greeted them as liberators.

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I Did Not Have Sex With That Fish

September 08, 2007

Moldy Links - Quote Edition

“If all politicians fished instead of spoke publicly, we would be at peace with the world.” - Will Rogers

"Marta says the interesting thing about fly-fishing is that it's two lives connected by a thin strand. Come on, Marta. Grow up." - Jack Handy

"I want to go fishing and catch a fishstick. That would be the ultimate convenience. I could easily get a job working for Mrs. Paul's." - Mitch Hedberg

"Hell, if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on, I'd have not time to go fishing." - Clark Gable

"I only make movies to finance my fishing." - Lee Marvin


September 01, 2007

Moldy Links - Dead Fisherman Edition

The Dead Fisherman's Grotto

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The Dead Fisherman's Grotto can be found northeast of Mossy Rocks Cove in the Adanian Sea at the Cliffs of Alonnog. Named for the warning given by fishermen that any who venture within will soon lose life and limb, it is considered a place of evil and many superstitions surround it, including the tale of the pirate Lyeael'k the Crimson Berserker and his ship, the "Tempest".  LINK

Fish Drags Man to Death

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Gabor Komlosy was dragged into a river when he refused to let go of the line.  LINK

August 18, 2007

Moldy Links - Photo Edition

Denver Bryan Fly Fishing Images

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Val Atkinson Fly Fishing Photography

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Jeff Stine Planet Wide Photography

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The Art of Fly Fishing

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August 11, 2007

Moldy Links - Well only one actual link this week

The Fly Fisherman's Wife

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Last Saturday morning I got up early, put on my long underwear and dressed quietly.

I made a lunch, grabbed the dog and went to the garage to hook up the drift boat to the truck and down the driveway I went.

Coming out of the garage rain is pouring down. It is like a torrential downpour. There is snow mixed in with the rain, and the wind is blowing 50 mph.

Minutes later, I returned to the garage. I went back into the house and turned on the TV to the weather channel. It's going to be bad weather all day long, so I put the drift boat back in the garage, quietly undressed and slipped back into bed.

There I cuddled up to my wife's back, now with a different anticipation, I whispered, "The weather out there is terrible."

To which she sleepily replies . . ."Can you believe my idiot husband is out fishing in this?"

A River Runs Through My Johnson

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It was a great idea for a bachelor party - fly fishing, golf, cards, nice sights, etc. Of course, since it was a bunch of dudes without our female companions to guide us, we (well mainly just me) had a little too much to drink. After staying out too late on Friday night, I had a 6:30 am wake up call to go fly fishing with a few Orvis guides. VIA Rob Lathan LINK

Han Solo Fly Fisherman?

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The Dark Lord of the Sith froze him in carbonite and sold him to bounty hunter Boba Fett, who in turn sold him to Jabba the Hutt.

 

 


 

August 04, 2007

Moldy Links - The Art Edition

Amazing Leather Fish Sculptures

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We've posted a lot of fish art over the years but Lance Marshall Boen's work put my jaw on the keyboard.

Each sculpture is a three dimensional painting that invites the viewer to become lost in the complexity of its subtle and dramatic surfaces. The rich textures and unique lines captured by forming, tooling and hand painting on leather completely elevates this work beyond any other traditional or contemporary mounted fish sculptures.  LINK

Fun Billfish Art by Karen Rhodes

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In addition to the unique billfish prints you will also find a whole host of other crazy billfish inspired products. LINK

The Art of Parks Reece

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Parks Reece is an extraordinarily gifted artist whose distinctive paintings, lithographs, and prints represent a complete aesthetic and reflect a sense of humor that is both original and great. LINK

Tim Tanner Studios

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Tim Tanner specializes in painting nostalgic artwork which is inspired by the sporting art of the early 1900's.
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July 21, 2007

Moldy Links - June 2005

Miller's Dog is So Dumb

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He thinks herl refers to projectile regurgitation.

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Badda Boom Badda Bing

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The Big Goomba is a Musky guide service that takes it's name from a Lund pro series boat. Opens up a whole new world of fishing lexicon.

Fish on! = Badda Boom
Fish off = Fuhgeddaboutit!
Cosigliere = Guide
Good Fellas = Fishing Buddys
Whacked = Opposite of Catch and Release

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Sven and Ole's Miracle Fishing Lures....if it catches a fish it's a miracle!

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The #1 Lure

Congratulations! You found us! Welcome to the home of Sven & Ole's Miracle Fishin Loors. Our only goal is to make YOU the customer happy and clean all of that nasty dirty money out of your pockets, before you catch something and get sick. Just remember we stand behind each and every one of our lures(cause if we stood in front of them you wouldn't be able to see them )

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In the town where I was born

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Lived a man who sailed the sea

A French fisherman hauled in the catch of a lifetime this week when he caught a yellow submarine while out at sea, France 2 television reported.

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July 14, 2007

Moldy Links - The pictures were smaller back then

We were recently surfing the Chum archives and found some really good old content. Some of it we forgot about, some has aged gracefully and some still makes us laugh. Inspired by our prior handiwork we're launching a weekly, "Moldy Links" post that will take you back into the Chum archives so you don't have to.

This weeks Moldy links were originally posted in November of 2005.

The Gods Must Be Crazy  (Even creepier given Dick's involvement in the Klamath salmon kill)

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Our children also learned the art of fly-fishing from Dick. He loves the streams and rivers of this great country and he has passed that love along to them. Indeed, I would say one of the keys to understanding Dick Cheney is understanding fly-fishing.

--Lynne Cheney introducing her husband at the Republican convention June 2nd 2000.

Veneratio Bovis - (Some excellent local flavor)

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Seattle Matadors is a secret society in the tradition of secret societies. Not like college frats or Skull and Bones, but like those old secret societies, back when they were cool. Maybe like Skull and Bones (but only if you think Skull and Bones is cool). Matadors' primary quarry is the sea run bull trout of the pacific northwest (aka Dolly Varden).

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Ironman of Fly Fishing  (Fly fishing competitions still suck)

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 In decades to come, when the Vail Ironman Fly-Fishing Championship of the World has acquired the respect it deserves, when networks are battling over rights to exclusive coverage, when shoe companies and nutrition behemoths are baiting participants with cold cash and long-term endorsement contracts, it is likely--very likely--that Glenn Lokay, the event's founder, will look back on the list of inaugural contestants and pause long enough to curse my name.

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Treasures of the Sierra Madre

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Hatches? We ain't got no hatches. We don't need no hatches. I don't have to show you any stinkin hatches!

Mexico is home to many native trout, from the San Pedro Martir in the northern Baja peninsula, to the great diversities of trout in the Sierra Madre Occidental on the Pacific slope of the Mexico mainland.

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Idaho Steelhead Fishing Terms (Steelhead is a great name for a hockey team)

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Drop the puck  -  Losing your grip on trophy fish while attempting hero shot.
Pull the goalie - Switching to trailing egg with indicator set up.
Slap shot - Lousy cast.
5 Hole - Code for your favorite money run.
Penalty Box - Where you go when fishing trumps what your wife had planned.

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