Is it fishing!?!

I have frequented a few gentleman’s clubs in my time and I have never felt the urge to take up residence in any of them. This is no longer true. I recently joined a new gentleman’s club. A club in which men gather together in unison to admire some of the most primitive forms of natural beauty. I am not talking about the local Spearmint rhino though, a place where men join together to shout whey and slap girls on the arse. But a club where men catch a beautiful trout then smash it on the brains and eat it (sometimes).

Fly fishing is the gentlemen’s club I am referring to, which in reality bears little resemblance to a run of the mill gentlemen’s club other than the fact most of the constituents are over 60. The only boobies in sight, are the ones cast around on the end of the line hoping to tease out a trout not a tenner.

I’ve often posted pictures of a tit on this blog i.e. me. But this is a first in northerncoarseangler’s history, here is a picture of one of my boobies:

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The reason for the strange title, in case you were wondering, comes about from my maiden voyage fly fishing. I was stumbling my way through a local stream unaware of a young couple watching me, as I skilfully guided the fly from tree branch to tree branch. Breaking the peaceful scene silence was the sudden question from the bank side.

“Is it fishing!?!”

I indignantly replied “YES of course it’s fishing”. In hindsight, if I saw a man crashing up a local stream in a cloud of cussing and tangles, wearing a pair of baby blue running shorts and not much else, whilst feebly waving around a stick around above his head  I would be obliged to ask a question of that man too…… The question would probably be rather less eloquently put forward and more along the lines of

“What the Fu……”

 

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