Fool them into striking, yank them out for a photo op, then watch them swim. Seems harsh, but it will always happen while I possess rod and reel.
Spring: coming soon to a creek or stream near you.
From the obvious to the sublime, these 10 weird fishing traditions are the stuff of legend around the angling community. All the oddities are right here.
The venerable Toadfish Outfitters gave me one of their rods to use and it performed magnificently.