Michigan Sportsman Forum banner

1 - 4 of 4 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,791 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
I was looking through fly fishing items on E-Bay and saw an item called a "Priest". This item looked like a fish billy club. It looked to be made of some kind of wood,stained,and polished to a nice shine, and had a piece of heavy brass wrapped around the large end. I've asked a few friends that fly fish if they knew what it was,and got alot of funny looks. Can anyone help me out. Thanks in advance.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
167 Posts
PRIEST:
A metal object which is used when fishing to knock the fish out and stop them jumping all over the boat. Looks proper funny when the fish gets battered. (Pun not intentional.) It has a handle and a lump of metal on the end.
:bash: :bash: :bash: :lol:
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
37,725 Posts
AkA a "Fish Billy".
I was told they got the name "Priest" because they administer last rites to fish.
 
1 - 4 of 4 Posts
Top