By ITB Staff
As the saying goes, there is more than one way to skin a cat. And in the fishing world, there is generally more than one way to say just about anything.
If someone wants to refer to a big fish the following, depending on where the person is from, would be perfectly acceptable means of expressing the size of the creature: hog, lunker, sow, mogan, tank, slob, gorilla, donkey, cow, monster, fatty, huge, giant, pig, a full-grown one, a real one. And those are just the ones that are fit to print (there’s a certain Australian exclamation that is outstanding, too). The following is a breakdown of fishing slang.