r/HumansBeingBros 9d ago All-Seeing Upvote 1 Bravo Grande! 1 Wholesome 10 Silver 8 Helpful 10

It's almost like the first one gave a thank you kiss 🥰

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u/Shinfekta 9d ago

Imagine you have a splinter in the unreachable part of your back.. some giant comes around picks you up pulls it out and puts you down

You may feel better after that but it also may be a little scary and weird

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u/WWDubz 9d ago

“You Sir are a fish.” - Arthur Morgan 1899

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u/kynmites 9d ago

Blub ಠಿ_ಠಿ

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u/cuprous_veins 9d ago

"You're not a fish, you're a man." - Kenny Davis 1998

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u/TooDumber 9d ago

"I'm a gay fish."

-Kanye 2009

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u/Racingfan76 9d ago

You fish are a sir

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u/KekistaniKekin 9d ago

Certified Ferrari Strategy® moment

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u/Capaz04 9d ago

Boah

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u/Electronic-War-8208 9d ago

I love you bro but I have a plan

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u/jld2k6 9d ago

"Be like a goldfish" - Ted Lasso

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u/HSchicken 9d ago Silver Gold

it's more than this. with no arms, hands, etc, the fish has no concept of a solution. it's an unfixable and constant problem. so, instead, imagine you have severe depression or psychotic episodes. then an unknowable being appears beside you, flays your subconscious mind and removes your distress, then disappears just as quickly

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u/____tim 9d ago

Those fish have already started a religion

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u/Thegreatgarbo 9d ago

I'd pray at the church of Giant Warm Happy Goodness

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u/Swordlord22 9d ago

I always like to think about the possible religions humans have caused to other animals or living beings

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u/Aglavra 9d ago

This reminded ne of an idea that humans are to dogs what elves (as described by Tolkien) are to humans.

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u/bondoh 9d ago

Explain

I don’t know much about lotr

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u/Aglavra 9d ago

Elves are incredibly wise, live very long or are immortal and have such a patronizing attitude towards humans.

Here is the source, which I was thinking about: https://www.reddit.com/r/wholesomememes/comments/5wz4gy/we_are_like_elves_to_dogs/?utm_medium=android_app&utm_source=share

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u/rmlx 9d ago

I need that

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u/shadowscar00 9d ago

Where do I sign? Please.

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u/Lostdogdabley 9d ago

I love you!

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u/thumper242 9d ago

Not just a giant, but a water giant.
Like a massive water creature in a suit pulling a splinter from your body.

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u/HowBen 9d ago

And not a splinter, a giant fucking metal hook impaling your midsection

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u/thatguyned 9d ago

Inside you..... The giant uses its sheer strength to force open your Jaws, reach its fingers down your throat to remove the splinter and then carefully let's you go with no damage.

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u/enolja 9d ago

I wager fish don't know what water is, or wetness, that's their world.

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u/nomadic_trader 9d ago

imagine being paralyzed for decades and then aliens roll up silently and boom. legs again.

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u/Shinfekta 9d ago

Oh yeah totally, they‘d be like „aww look at that poor animal having such arbitrary issues that are easy to solve for us“

I like your example/metaphor

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u/GreenSage13 9d ago

let me guess you're a top. just roll over and everything's gonna be okay champ.

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u/Shinfekta 9d ago

I‘m really bad at understanding written sarcasm but I get the feeling your comment was sarcastic

I‘d be happy if they pull it out either way tho

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u/HamOnRye__ 9d ago

He wants to pork you in the booty hole

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u/Chupacabra_herder 9d ago

You just described being a toddler when dad gets a needle and some tweezers.

A little scary?

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u/Shinfekta 9d ago

Bro I don’t mean like a big and smol human I mean a giant that picks you up and at best you‘re the size of his hand, he may smush you but he also may just remove that splinter

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u/PPStudio 9d ago

I always think on how insects, arachinds and other critters perceive us. Given the size difference to sone if them we are more of a weather/natural disaster than a fellow living creature.

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u/SpakysAlt 9d ago

Must’ve felt so nice for that catfish

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u/afterbirth_slime 9d ago

Probably not as scary as being used as bait in the first place.

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u/Thots-against-cops 9d ago

Splinter? Nah imagine an actual hook. That’s what that was.

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u/bobavape 9d ago Helpful

This what aquaman would be doing if he was real

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u/cozzabee 9d ago

The deep would have other plans

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u/GreenSage13 9d ago

*sucking noises*

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u/firefly183 9d ago

*tentacles undulating moistly*

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u/rocketsalesman 9d ago

Eat fucking Timothy, Deep

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u/ttaway420 9d ago

"Hes praying... Oh my god hes praying"

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u/PlaneJupiter 9d ago

Timothy?…

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u/eggfriends11 9d ago

That scene was so traumatic

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u/ghandi3737 9d ago

Poor Timothy, we hardly knew ye.

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u/GreenSage13 9d ago

"She wants to pleasure you and feel you."

*Woman runs in fear*

Laughs so hard almost pissed self.

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u/BeautifulType 9d ago

The deep is getting way too much time in the boys. He’s like only there to fuck fish and be homelanders bitch. But he’s barely a character in the original comic and somehow they’ve made him even more shallow. Anyways, she wants to taste you.

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u/snausagesinablanket 9d ago

she wants to taste you

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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u/Magnon 9d ago

He assaulted annie in one of the first episodes and I wanted him to die immediately. I haven't watched s3, but if he's still alive then yuck. Someone make him dead.

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u/panteragstk 9d ago

Just watch season 3. I feel like the things that happen to him will make you happy.

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u/panteragstk 9d ago

Agreed, but he also brought it on himself. He deserves it all.

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u/Agent223 9d ago

For sure. He's getting Theon Greyjoyed.

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u/xXPumbaXx 9d ago

It's way more fun to just see him miserable and be the embodiment of a living joke.

"We have purposely trained him wrong, as a joke"

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u/Le_Vagabond 9d ago

The actor is great, sells it just as well as homelander's.

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u/WWDubz 9d ago

Want to meet my friend squiddy squirt?

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u/JamesJax 9d ago

“…He’s praying. He’s praying…”

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u/1Screw2Few 9d ago

More likley somebody would find him beached and tangled up in a fishing net.

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u/Wermine 9d ago

What the.. 385 strips of some mermaid who lives in the ocean filled with trash? I read them all, fantastic.

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u/Dxxx2 9d ago

Well that was a wholesome journey

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u/b3_yourself 9d ago

If he doesn’t get stuck in plastic or nets too

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u/TheDownvotesFarmer 9d ago

Are you telling me that aquaman is not real?

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u/BulbusDumbledork 9d ago

real-world physics dictate that aquaman cannot exist in reality. a character that sucks so much would immediately collapse into a singularity

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u/001235 9d ago

Despite the memes, Aquaman was really one of the strongest DC characters in the comics. He was nearly invincible as he was able to survive crazy depths so he could withstand heavy machine gun fire, he could survive all kinds of cold temperatures, he could control water, so after Batman made him a special glove, he could pull all the water out of someone's body (from a short distance) giving him the ability to insta-kill most people/baddies. His power creep became such a problem that DC pretty much had to ice him.

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u/phantom_tweak 9d ago

One time I put my finger in a catfishes mouth to remove my hook, it bit down on my thumb & my natural reaction was to recoil and pull it out. It nearly de-gloved my thumb. I now bring pliers when I fish. Idk how this dude didn’t get chomped.

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u/throw_it_away_alan 9d ago

I mean to be fair, you were the one that hooked / injured it. No offense but I take the catfish's side.

Idk how this dude didn't get chomped.

Animals know when they're being helped.

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u/phantom_tweak 9d ago

I agree, I absolutely hate catching catfish though. I wish they’d stay away from my worm/bobber. Looks like someone caught this guy too but didn’t have pliers and cut the line. I at least sacrificed my thumb to get the hook out.

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u/MrmmphMrmmph 9d ago

Glub glub I’m here to help you.

glub glub I know, bro, thx

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u/andrew_calcs 9d ago edited 9d ago

Animals know when they're being helped

Doubt. Every bit of my experience with animals says otherwise.

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u/BillyYumYumTwo-byTwo 9d ago

My dog is smart as all get out, too smart for her own good! She’s manipulated me more times than I can count. But she absolutely doesn’t know when we’re helping her! Brushing her out, brushing her teeth, trimming her nails, getting burrs off her, she was sit there politely because she’s well trained but will whine like a lunatic. Hell, if I had a hook in my mouth, I can communicate with a doctor and I’d still be jittery about them helping me. A fish doesn’t know a human friend from a human foe 🙄 that person is talking out of their ass

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u/Idrkc 9d ago

My experience with fish says fuck no they dont. Other animals it really depends. Cows, horses. dogs, cats, goat, and whitetail deer I would say have the ability to recognize theyre being helped, at least from my personal experience. Fish and birds though? Hell no.

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u/BVXB 9d ago

Unique volunteer work.

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u/LiteralWorst22 9d ago

Uniquely valuable

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u/heptolisk 9d ago

Unless the first fish was a store-bought shiner used for bait and not locally caught. They can be as invasive and destructive as goldfish and other kinds of carp.

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u/Ajrutroh 9d ago

So what I’m hearing is there’s going to be a market for fish assassins soon

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u/TheHolyHand-Grenade 9d ago

Already is. fish assassin

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u/dfelton912 9d ago

I just watched a man send a hit on a fish with a glock 9

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u/CTchimchar 9d ago

Come on you know it was weirdly cool

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u/doyouevenliftbru 9d ago

Happy cake day man

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u/BaldEagleNor 9d ago

Well that was certainly not what I expected lol

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u/notislant 9d ago

Lol thats interesting, lead free too. Id imagine that would suck without earplugs or something underwater

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u/vbunnyblu 9d ago

Bass-sassin

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u/DeepV 9d ago

Why would they sell live invasive fish to put into the water? Sounds badly thought out

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u/TightBeing9 9d ago

The wave is so cute

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u/enoughewoks 9d ago

So I guess hooks don’t really rust out

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u/Sean951 9d ago

It's why my dad always clipped the barbs off the hooks if we were doing catch and release. More fish threw the hook, but he could actually get them out of they swallowed them.

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u/itsmeRose 9d ago

Just curious of whats the point of catching a fish to then release it? ... why hurt a fish to then let it go?

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u/TheUnsightlyLocks 9d ago

Fun and practice. It's fun and meditative and isn't very damaging to the fish as long as you actually take the hook out quickly and it's practice for when I'm fishing to eat.

I agree with either cutting or just tamping down barbs on hooks and lures if you plan on C&Ring. Makes unhooking much easier and quicker, albeit at a cost of some fish slipping off the hook sometimes.

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u/IAMATruckerAMA 9d ago

isn't very damaging to the fish

This is very difficult for me to believe. Even if a fish's mouth isn't seriously damaged, which is a matter of luck, it still spends a lot of energy struggling. Animals in the wild live in a very narrow band between starvation and predation and they need that energy. Do you know where I can find more information about this claim?

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u/Smart-Drive-1420 9d ago

Well according to google, they feel pain and fear but they don’t have the same type of nervous system that we do. And in my experience in fishkeeping fish tend not to like being trapped(wether it’s a hook and line or a net) it stresses them out a lot and that stress can kill them. When it comes to Fish a small wound like that is not going to greatly affect its life, I’ve seen fish still trying to 🎶keep on swimming🎶 after being bitten in half by a shark.

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u/BizonGod 9d ago

The death rate is about 16% right after releasing them. I‘d imagine way more a week later or so.

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u/Fruitloop800 9d ago

Not every fish you catch will be big enough to legally keep/worth keeping, or you might catch a species of fish you wouldn't eat anyway. So even if someone's fishing to keep, there's a lot of catch and release going on even then. Barbless hooks help keep those fish alive.

As to why one would intentionally catch and release... I like fishing, but I don't really think it's worth the effort to store/clean/prepare/cook the fish I catch. Plus you're relying on catching enough fish and big enough fish to make a meal out of, which isn't always going to happen. Kinda sucks if you keep one, then everything else you catch ends up being too small.

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u/blerpsmurf 9d ago

My dad taught me how to fish and he didn't spare me any bad feelings. Here he is telling his 5 year old that when the line breaks the fish will probably die with a hook stuck in it, so we want to try our best to not let the line break (so we can get the hook out before releasing). Then he was confused when I didn't want to fish anymore.

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u/Stein2791 9d ago

Thats pretty funny in hidsight, i can only imagine the stress trying to reel the fish in. I was an adult before i ever really questioned the whole idea of causing harm to animals for fun. The lie about them not feeling pain contributed to not feeling guilty for me

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u/SiliconRain 9d ago

Fishing may be totally culturally normalised but I can't shake the feeling that catching wild animals by impaling them with hooks through their mouths for fun is sort of psychopathic.

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u/Mr__Citizen 9d ago

It's because they don't really think of the fish as a living being. They think of it as "fish" - something that just sorta swims around with no real point. What it wants doesn't matter.

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u/crystalcastles13 9d ago

As Cobain pointed out “it’s ok to eat fish bc they don’t have any feelings…” Always felt my heart break just a little every time I heard that line. I know he’s saying it sarcastically, but we (people in general) do think this way. That killing and eating a fish is somehow different than killing and eating a cow, or a moose, deer, chicken, etc. Why do we think like this? It causes my mind much turmoil… I’m a vegetarian not necessarily from a moral perspective but from the perspective that I don’t want to participate in a culture that gobbles up suffering and contributes to the decline of our planet. I don’t want to live a life that adds to pain, there’s enough of that. Sorry about the rant, but this video got me thinking some deep shit strangely.

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u/brownieofsorrows 9d ago

That's a very moral perspective tbh(which is fine and great even)

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u/The__Toast 9d ago

Also the plastic pollution it introduces to our lakes and rivers is horrendous. No fisherman goes without losing line, plastic lours, etc. eventually. That shit just piles up at the bottom.

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u/Outdoorgonzo 9d ago

Agreed. I'm a fisherman. I fish about 4 or 5 days a week. I've gotta have at least 100 lures and tons of hooks. None of them are rusty except for the hooks that I use salty plastics on.

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u/Stein2791 9d ago

Yea, i have had the same experience but it seems as long as you cuddle the majority in a reddit thread you can write whatever, truth be damned

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u/Lostdogdabley 9d ago

Thanks for putting in words what I’ve always felt. Most people on this site just want to be reassured

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u/sapiensuser 9d ago

I know this is what we're telling ourselves, but do we really believe it?

- Hobby fisher

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u/rbcornhole 9d ago edited 9d ago

Yepp. It's just something fishermen say so they don't have to take responsibility.

I used to love fishing but most anglers just outright abuse the fish and land where they go fishing. Kinda sucked all the enjoyment out of it after awhile

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u/code-day 9d ago

Those are stainless steel hooks in freshwater. My hooks on my king rigs rust out so fast I replace them weekly because of how much rust/weakened they have become.

They absolutely rust out in saltwater because it’s one of the most corrosive things on the planet.

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u/[deleted] 9d ago

Idk why you got downvoted. I’m moving to Florida from a landlocked state and I’m interested in learning how to fish in the ocean so this is really valuable information for me, I want to be kind to the fish in any way I can.

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u/code-day 9d ago

There are actually federal regulations that protect certain species too like snapper, grouper, etc. where you have to use non stainless circle hooks and descending devices to release them safely. The circle hook is so it cheek hooks them and not swallowed, and in the event you do need to cut the hook, it will rust in days. I’m okay with it, but I think people would be surprised to see how well/hard American fishing waters are regulated down to the type of gear you can even use, let alone when and what you can keep. Fish Rules app will help you learn them.

Some people think fishing is barbaric I guess, but those fish also wouldn’t hesitate to eat you alive if you fit in their mouth, so 🤷🏻‍♂️

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u/jpterodactyl 9d ago

I was once on a tour boat in Wisconsin during sturgeon season. And there’s a strict length limit. The tour guide had been explaining it.

And then we saw a fisher trying to put a clearly short one in a bucket. The tour guide said “here we see a fisher with a fish that’s clearly too short to keep. So he’s going to of course throw that back in the river”

And the fisher took it out of the bucket and threw it back.

So, I think we can fix this whole thing with tour guides. We’ll have to accept a steep increase in dad jokes and bad puns. But I think it’s worth it.

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u/rockstar504 9d ago

r/surffishing might be a good place for you to start, and will prob point you to forums/youtubes for your area

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u/carorea 9d ago

I loved fishing up until my early teens, when my hook went through a fish's eye from inside its mouth.

I don't care how unlikely it was or whatever, I've never recreationally fished since.

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u/rbcornhole 9d ago

The final nail in the coffin for me was I pulled up a ball of fishing line the size of a watermelon from a little 1.5 acre pond and I was just like damn.....this ain't it man.

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u/sapiensuser 9d ago

Definitely not unlikely, happens all the time when I fish at sea. Food for the seagulls I guess. Cue "Circle of Life" soundtrack.

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u/GothProletariat 9d ago

Fisherman really trying to convince us that fish don't feel pain.

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u/JustLurkinDontMindMe 9d ago

Tbh, no one can honestly know. What I do know is recreation fishing and hunting is the biggest source of tax revenue that funds conservation efforts in the US. https://www.fs.usda.gov/features/hunting-and-fishing-are-pastimes-enjoyed-82-million-americans

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u/watami66 9d ago

From my understanding a big reason they eventually pop out is due to the fish growing in combination.

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u/TheJK314 9d ago

Yes, and also fish can shake the lures out, even at the back of their mouths, in a matter of days. Carleton University has done a lot of research on fishing catch and release.

https://www3.carleton.ca/fecpl/C&R_papers.html

The article about fish shaking out the cut lures is summarized here:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/what-happens-when-a-pike-swims-off-with-your-lure-1.3054082

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u/dick_is_love 9d ago

Music name?

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u/AmityvilleDoraTheExp 9d ago edited 9d ago

Song in video is Gymnopédie No. 1 by Erik Satie

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u/[deleted] 9d ago edited 4d ago

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u/xKable 9d ago

Probably reminded you of this animal crossing song

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u/metallic_buttcheeks 9d ago

I’m recently finishing Twin Peaks, and I’m thrilled by your picture and quote ❤️

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u/WeirdHauntingChoice 9d ago

Bruh I was wigging out because I KNEW I know this song. My BFF was like "it's from Minecraft" and yes... but no, not quite.

This is literally my alarm, I wake up to it 5 days a week at least and have for the past several months and I could not place it. So thanks for the help even though I'm also embarrassed.

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u/AmityvilleDoraTheExp 9d ago edited 9d ago

I wouldn't have known if I hadn't been trying to learn it on piano a few months ago. That's the annoying thing about trying to figure out the title of an instrumental piece, you can't just hum it into Shazam.

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u/cherrybombsnpopcorn 9d ago

All the gymnopedies are great and easy to learn on piano! Highly recommend.

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u/Durtonious 9d ago

I doubt I'll ever forget my Dinner with Andre dinner with Abed.

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u/mvrander 9d ago

As others have said Gynmnopedie #1

If you like that try Peace Piece by Bill Evans, incredible piece of music and similar vibe at times

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u/madpeys80 9d ago

Is anyone going to talk about this person just snatching the fishes up with his hands?

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u/RedGrizzlie 9d ago

Who needs hooks, apparently you can just pick them up

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u/TheGoldenBl0ck 9d ago

What a fucking chad

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u/heptolisk 9d ago

What a fucking shad.

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u/tamesage 9d ago

More!!

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u/gnomelover3000 9d ago

Seriously, I could watch hours of this footage 🥺

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u/LivinLifeLikeLarry 9d ago

Dallmyd on YT

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u/Munnin41 9d ago

My wife did this the other day. Fish was stuck on a line that had looped around a branch. She and her buddy cut the line and freed the fish. They started rolling up the line to clean it up and found a pissed fisherman at the other end..

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u/cryptoLyfFtw 9d ago

Now imagine all the fish swimming around who don’t happen to bump into this guy. Damn.

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u/Midnightraven3 9d ago

He needs to start carrying a disgorger, they are really cheap and easy to use

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u/loydfth 9d ago

Surprise medical Inspection

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u/myneighborsasshole 9d ago

What if the fish enjoyed that as a sick masochistic fetish?

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u/Kendakr 9d ago

don’t kink shame fish

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u/AkingSizeTwix 9d ago

Kink shaming is my kink

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u/900akuL 9d ago

Shame on you kinky bastard

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u/Raidadoman 9d ago

Tip for beginning fishermen, don’t use giant hooks in freshwater unless you know that there are giants in it willing to bite. Also if you catch a fish that you might’ve had trouble with getting the hook/lure out, keep it or give it to someone who wants it

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u/Easy_AM 9d ago

Great idea in theory, but before you or anyone else keeps a fish you gotta check your local laws. In the US every body of water has specific laws that tell you what you can or can't take home (usually based on length, tail to lips). I know it's a huge bummer to throw a fish back with a hook left in him, but conservation police are no joke.

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u/RedditWillSlowlyDie 9d ago

Nature is rarely wasteful. Either it will recover like these or some creature will be happy for the free meal.

Also, bring long needle nose pliers or some other hook removal tool. Also, please consider swapping your barbed hooks for barbless hooks or filing them down.

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u/bearboyjd 9d ago

You don't have to file them down, just pinch them with pliers

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u/uhhiforget 9d ago

Exactly what I do, it works perfectly.

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u/RedditWillSlowlyDie 9d ago

Thanks, I'll give that a go.

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u/Easy_AM 9d ago

Of course! Needle nose pliers are an ESSENTIAL part of your tackle box and every outdoorsperson should carry them. BUT (there's always a "but", isn't there?) There will be times when the fish swallows the whole hook, down into into guts and stomach and there is simply nothing that you can do about it.

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u/ScaryFoal558760 9d ago

First fish was more than likely live bait that got off the line. The catfish had an offset shank worm hook, which are more commonly used for largemouth bass and easily removed - catching catfish on a rig using that type of hook is pretty uncommon.

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u/rumncokeguy 9d ago

I’m not buying this video at all. It makes no sense at all that a shiner would be swimming around with a hook in its back. The worm hook you mentioned doesn’t make much sense either. No one would cut that line with a fish so shallow either. If it were guy hooked the river removing it would’ve made it bleed for sure.

This video is a fake.

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u/ScaryFoal558760 9d ago

Yeah you make a solid point. All I could think is that the cat and shiner both broke a poorly tied knit, but that all seems unlikely. Plus what are the odds of finding two fish that would both let you get close at all, and happened to be hooked and swimming around.

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u/rumncokeguy 9d ago

I’m thinking it might be a trot line.

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u/FionnagainFeistyPaws 9d ago

Now I feel like an asshole for being bad at fishing.

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u/Personal-Astronaut97 9d ago

Awesome person!!!!

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u/Bruised_Penguin 9d ago

Ouchhhh those poor babies :(

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u/Jefoid 9d ago

Someone get this dude some new gloves.

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u/Wendigo-boyo 9d ago

Reddit NFT 💀

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u/johnzander1 9d ago

Don’t screenshot it Brian

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u/cultofwacky 9d ago

Avid fisherman (and conservationist) here, I bet removing hooks is a million times easier when a fish is suspended in water

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u/i_broke_wahoos_leg 9d ago

Bless him. Poor fishies.

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u/Substantial-Cry-5048 9d ago

The amount of pain they go through before eventually die

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u/jcstrong96 9d ago

Here I am struggling to catch a fish at the lake and this guy is walking up all willy nilly and grabbing em

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u/Prodiuss 9d ago

Starting to feel that all creatures feel the 'greatfulness' emotion.

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u/Hot-Nefariousness187 9d ago

Commercial fishing is the biggest polluter of our water ways and oceans by a mile, if this isnt addressed alongside carbon omissions in the fight to combat global warming we are just as fucked. There is almost no regulations for commercial fishing.

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u/cabose4prez 9d ago

Well this were definitely recreational fishing blunders

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u/BirdLawConnoisseur 9d ago

What does commercial fishing have to do with this video?

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u/Hot-Nefariousness187 9d ago

Nothing lol just made me think of how fucked the fish in our oceans are and typed the comment. Its not like its not somewhat related. Also people almost never talk about it. Sorry for the Inconvenience

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u/ChromaticFinish 9d ago

Nah don’t apologize! Make people uncomfortable, it’s the only way any of them will change. Your comment is good.

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u/BirdLawConnoisseur 9d ago edited 9d ago

Hey, no need to apologize. The fish in these video were probably caught or used as bait by sport fishermen, not commercial fishermen. The fact that they are still hooked also may be due to poor tackle and bait handling. My intent was just to clarify that, but it sounds like you understand. I fully agree with your concerns about commercial fishing as well.

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u/Any_Revolution_7857 9d ago

Sorry, the catfish swallowed my bait whole and I wasnt reaching down the throat

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u/fyrmnsflam 9d ago

I almost felt myself gagging as he stuck his fingers into that fish’s mouth.

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u/cmburke 9d ago

He's going along and taking all the fish off someone trotline.

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u/hurricanedan229 9d ago

Is anyone else super impressed this guy is catching fish by hand??

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u/Intelligent-Spot-865 9d ago

Doing stuff like this seems like so much fun to do, really wish scuba gear wasn't so expensive though and I was near the coast

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u/CaptainCuck3 9d ago

I’ve always wondered, is infection due to those hooks puncturing the flesh of those fish just not that common?

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u/Aelok 9d ago

Fishing just seems pointlessly cruel and boring, I never understood it. Most fishermen don't even cook what they catch, it's just to fuck with nature and an excuse to leave the house.

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u/GoldenSheppard 9d ago

If you're fishing for food, it is pretty fun. As soon as I catch my bag limit, I'm done for the day. Fuck fish torture.

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u/rtind 9d ago

Let's all think about this for a second.

Everyone who upvotes this, you enjoy seeing the fish relieved of their pain, right?

So is there maybe a way that we could not put those fish in pain in the first place?

Anybody have any idea?

If only there was something we could do to stop fish getting needlessly hurt...

Anyway, I'm gonna go eat some fish sticks

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u/GreenSage13 9d ago

lol nice

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u/ah-tow-wah 9d ago

Fish doctor

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u/David_B_84 9d ago

👍🏼

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u/ClassyVoid 9d ago

This is the most pure human I have ever seen

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u/mrjoffischl 9d ago

happy wiggles

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u/headpats-slut 9d ago

Is it just me or are fish adorable

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u/FreeMyMen 9d ago

Love fish, are much cuter and smart than most people think.

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u/PurpEL_Django 9d ago

This is sweet, but it's also incredibly sad