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The Funniest Fishing Jokes

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Fishing Jokes

Fishing is fun and something most people have done at some point in their life. Sometimes we fish for fun, or to catch a meal.

Recreational fishers generally rods, reels, lines, hooks, baits, and lures to catch a fish – all part of the sport.

These funny jokes about fishing will make you laugh while you are out throwing a lure. Print them out and memorize them so you can make your fellow fishermen laugh.

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Funny One Liners and Puns about Fishing

“I got a new fly rod and reel for my wife…best trade I ever made.”

Effective February 1st, the California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Fish and Game will be merged to form the new California Department of Fish and CHiPs.

What is the richest fish in the world?
A goldfish

Where does a fish end-up when it flies?
A magic carp

What do you call a small fish magician?
A magic carpet

What do fish use for money?
sand dollars

How do you talk to a fish?
Drop it a line!

Why did the bass cross the road?
Cause it was hooked!

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A Fishy Story

Two avid fishermen go on a fishing trip. They rent all the equipment: the reels, the rods, the wading suits, the rowboat, the car, and even a cabin in the woods. They spend a fortune.

The first day they go fishing, but they don’t catch anything. The same thing happens on the second day, and on the third day. It goes on like this until finally, on the last day of their vacation, one of the men catches a fish.

As they’re driving home they’re really depressed. One guy turns to the other and says, “Do you realize that this one lousy fish we caught cost us fifteen hundred dollars?”

The other guy says, “Wow! It’s a good thing we didn’t catch any more!”

Where’s My Pajamas?

A man phones home from the office and tells his wife, “Something has just come up. I have the chance to go fishing for a week. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. We leave right away, so can you pack my clothes, my fishing equipment, and especially my blue silk pajamas? I’ll be home in an hour to pick them up.”

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He hurries home, grabs everything and rushes off.

A week later he returns. His wife asks, “Did you have a good trip?”

“Oh yes, great! But you forgot to pack my blue silk pajamas.”

“Oh no I didn’t. I put them in your tackle box.”

Just Readin’

A couple goes on vacation to a fishing resort in northern Minnesota. The husband likes to fish at the crack of dawn. The wife likes to read.

One morning the husband returns after several hours of fishing and decides to take a short nap. Although she isn’t familiar with the lake, the wife decides to take the boat.

She motors out a short distance, anchors, and continues to read her book. Along comes the game warden in his boat. He pulls up alongside her and says,”Good morning, Ma’am, what are you doing?”

“Reading my book,” she replies, thinking isn’t that obvious?

“You’re in a restricted fishing area,” he informs her.

“But officer, I’m not fishing. Can’t you see that?”

“Yes, but you have all the equipment. I’ll have to take you in and write you up.”

“If you do that, I’ll have to charge you with rape,” says the woman.

“But I haven’t even touched you,” says the game warden.

“That’s true, but you do have all the equipment.”

MORAL: Never argue with a woman who reads.

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X Marks the Boat

Bill and Frank rent a boat and go fishing. They catch a lot of fish and return to the shore. Bill says to the Frank, “I hope you marked the spot where we caught all those fish.” Frank replies, “Yes, I marked an ‘X’ on the side of the boat to mark the spot.” Bill says to Frank sharply, “You idiot. How do you know we’ll get the same boat?”

Why fishing is better than making love

  • When you go fishing and you catch something, that’s good.
    If you’re making love and you catch something, that’s bad.
  • Fish don’t compare you to other fishermen neither.
    And don’t want to know how many other fish you caught.
  • In fishing you lie about the one that got away.
    In loving you lie about the one you caught.
  • You can catch and release a fish. You don’t have to lie, and promise to still be friends after you let it go.
  • You don’t necessarily have to change your line to keep catching fish.
  • You can catch a fish on a 20-cent frozen squid.
    If you want to catch a woman you’re talking dinner and a movie minimum.
  • Fish don’t mind if you fall asleep in the middle of fishing.
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Gone Fishing

An Irish priest loved to fly fish, it was an obsession of his. So far this year the weather had been so bad that he hadn’t had a chance to get his beloved wadders on and his favorite flies out of their box.

Strangly though, every Sunday the weather had been good, but of course Sunday is the day he has to go to work.

The weather forcast was good again for the coming Sunday so he called a fellow priest claiming to have lost his voice and be in bed with the flu. He asked him to take over his sermon.

The fly fishing priest drove fifty miles to a river near the coast so that no one would recognise him. An angel up in Heaven was keeping watch and saw what the priest was doing. He told God who agreed that he would do something about it.

With the first cast of his line a huge fish mouth gulped down the fly. For over an hour the priest ran up and down the river bank fighting the fish. At the end when he finally landed the monster size fish it turned out to be a world record Salmon.

Confused the angel asked God, “Why did you let him catch that huge fish? I thought you were going to teach him a lesson.”

God replied “I did. Who do you think he’s going to tell?”

Fishing Lure

A couple of young boys were fishing at their special pond off the beaten track. All of a sudden, the Game Warden jumped out of the bushes.

Immediately, one of the boys threw his rod down and started running through the woods like a bat out of hell. The Game Warden was hot on his heels.

After about a half mile, the young man stopped and stooped over with his hands on his thighs to catch his breath, so the Game Warden finally caught up to him.

“Let’s see your fishing license, Boy!” the Warden gasped.

With that, the boy pulled out his wallet and gave the Game Warden a valid fishing license.

“Well, son,” said the Game Warden. “You must be about as dumb as a box of rocks! You don’t have to run from me if you have a valid license!”
“Yes, sir,” replied the young guy. “But my friend back there, well, he don’t have one.”

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Pet Fish

A man was stopped by a game-warden in recently with two buckets of fish leaving a lake well known for its fishing.

The game warden asked the man, “Do you have a license to catch those fish?”

The man replied to the game warden, “No, sir. These are my pet fish.”

“Pet fish?!” the warden replied.

“Yes, sir. Every night I take these here fish down to the lake and let them swim around for a while. I whistle and they jump back into their buckets, and I take em home.”

“That’s a bunch of hooey! Fish can’t do that!”

The man looked at the game warden for a moment, and then said, “Here, I’ll show you. It really works.”

“O.K. I’ve GOT to see this!” The game warden was curious.

The man poured the fish in to the river and stood and waited. After several minutes, the game warden turned to the man and said, “Well?”

“Well, what?” the man responded.

“When are you going to call them back?” the game warden prompted.

“Call who back?” the man asked.

“The FISH”

“What fish?” the man asked.

Mother to daughter advice:
Cook a man a fish and you feed him for a day.

But teach a man to fish and you get rid of him for the whole weekend.

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A Fisherman’s Wife

One Saturday morning he gets up early, dresses quietly, gets his lunch made, puts on his long johns, grabs his dog and goes to the garage to hook up his boat to the truck and down to the driveway he goes

Coming out of his garage the rain is pouring down: it is like a torrential downpour. There is snow and sleet mixed in with the rain. The wind is blowing at over 50mph.

Minutes later he returns to the garage. He comes back into the house. Turns the TV to the weather channel and he finds it is going to be very bad weather all day long, so he puts his boat back in the garage, quietly undresses and slips back into bed.

There he cuddles up to his wife’s back, now with a different anticipation and whispers, “The weather out there is terrible”. To which she sleepily replies, “Yeah, can you believe my stupid husband is out fishing in it?”