Fisherwoman To Take On The Men, World Yawns

Billie Jean King. Katie Hnida. Annika Sorenstam. Gender pioneers who proved that the athletic gap between men and women is shrinking. Well, don’t add to that list Kim Bain, who deserves absolutely no attention for breaking the gender barrier in a “sport” that requires no physical prowess whatsoever: fishing.

Kim Bain

Bain, by virtue of winning the Women’s Bassmaster Tour, will become the first woman to compete in February’s Bassmaster Classic, the most prestigious tournament in fishing. And if you think I’m going to make some kind of crude joke about women and the smell of fish, well, you sir have a dirty mind.

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Fishing Has The Potential To Become Even Lazier

Scientists with free time and ample research grants have found a way for fish to lead a normal life in the open sea until their fishing overlords deem it time for the fish to commit suicide for the benefit of the Cape Cod seafood industry. Basically, we can now breed fish that will fish themselves.

Fish that fish themselves

(”Hey, that’s Roger’s ring tone! Quick, guys, in the cooler!”)

Marine biology enthusiast and soon-to-be ruler of All That Has Gills Simon Miner said that they were able to train fish in an aquarium by releasing fish food and emitting a sound, coaxing the scaly subjects in the Pavlovian sense. “You hit that button, and they go into that area, and they wait patiently.” Read more…