Definition of “Trophy Fish”: Trout, Walleye or other desirable Game fish that Anglers (Fishermen, Fisherwomen, Fisherfolks) want to catch and suitable for mounting. (Game Fish as opposed to Invasive Species and Rough Fish that most anglers do not want to catch like Carp and Suckers.)
Definition of “Running”: A fish swimming, moving and/or maneuvering after being hooked, in a manner intended to make escape possible.
Definition of “Play out”: The original definition of this term came from the activity of fishing. Playing out, Played out, Play out refers to letting out line while a fish runs and exhausts itself, before reeling it in. This avoids the fish breaking the line while running.
Usually this requires a series of events consisting of:
1) Hooking the fish with a jerk of the rod;
2) The hook fish then “running” to escape;
3) Giving the fish slack in the line so it does not break the line while running;
4) The fish tiring and exhausting itself and resting until exhaustion passes and it feels reinvigorated;
5) Reeling in the fish while it is exhausted and not “running”;
6) The fish becoming reinvigorated and running again
7) Repeat steps 2 to 6 until the fish gives up or is close enough to shore or the boat to be landed or netted.
Essentially the fish goes through a series of maneuvers aimed at achieving its goal of escape but actually do nothing but exhaust itself, and make itself easier to be caught.
The Fishing Opener brings to mind the strategy of the two major political parties in managing the politics of our nation. To begin with, the two major political parties no longer look upon WE THE PEOPLE (aka rank and file Americans) as citizens. Instead the 2 major political parties look upon us as livestock; Livestock to be managed and manipulated to the benefit of the of the largest and/or most powerful campaign contributors. (We never lived in a Democracy. The USA was founded as a constitutionally-limited, Representative Republic. We now live in a Plutocracy – Government by, and Justice to, the highest bidder.)
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