Superstitions

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by shadowcast, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. Nathan Weston

    Nathan Weston Member

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    No bananas on my boat, my truck and if I can help it no bananas within 25 feet of me on fishing days.
     
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  2. jeff bandy

    jeff bandy Make my day

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    Oh no, you said the "B" word. I'll be staying away from you for awhile. Come to think of it reading this thread could be bad luck. I won't be back.:)
     
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  3. Krusty

    Krusty Krusty Old Effer

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    No superstitions...just being out fishing in my kayak is all the luck I need.
     
  4. Luke77

    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    For trout, I don't really care, so no superstitions...but for steelhead, NEVER bring a net!
     
  5. McNasty

    McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    if i wanna hook a hog i gotta have an unlit black N mild, and it cant be lit until something is landed.
     
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  6. joellirot

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    i find i'm unusually lucky if i just get out to fish...
     
  7. Olive bugger

    Olive bugger Active Member

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    Wow! A treasure trove of good superstitions here. I'm making a list.

    Maybe I can wean some good juju out of them...
     
  8. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Hot and Heavy at yer 6

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    I believe in positive vibes. Leavin to the river on bad terms, whether it be with my job, my old lady, or some other obligation results in skunkage and a burdened mind. Steelies can detect that for sure! Do the right thing, don't ditch out on an obligation, don't leave anything hangin, make sure the bills are paid, etc... That's an everyday thing.

    Other than that, certain things can just have mojo... Don't ask questions just go with it, you will know when its happening. A rod, a reel, a fly, a hat, a shirt. Anything. Just don't start talking about it as that's the fastest way to ruin a good thing.

    Always be positive and have fun. Sounds stupid but even junk fishing should be fun. You don't keep casting if you aren't having fun and sometimes that's when the best fish come. Inches from defeat.
     
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  9. Krusty

    Krusty Krusty Old Effer

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    So, yer sayin' my old lady is just trying to help me have a good fishing trip?

    One confession...don't want all you yahoos using my secret good mojo fishin' trick...I always wear the same unwashed set of fishin' skivvies. I take a fall in the water most every year...but that don't count.
     
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  10. gbeeman

    gbeeman Active Member

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    I don't like to tell people I'm going fishing because they always say "Good Luck" and I wind up getting skunked!

    GBeeman
     
  11. g_smolt

    g_smolt Recreational User

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    I'm very superstitious about not being superstitious...

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  12. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    My superstition is I find I do better if I don't fall in.
     
  13. Brett Angel

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    Very well said.
     
  14. Shad

    Shad Active Member

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    Never respond to comments about the weather with, "At least it's not raining...."
     
  15. Steve Call

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    How soon before fishing??