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Le Snapper Snipper

Extendable airplane-grade anodized aluminum pole reaches out to snip the fishing gear tangled in telephone lines and trees
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Have you ever been motoring down a country lane and cross a bridge and notice the thousands of pounds of fishing lures, hooks, bobbers, floats and sinkers trapped in the telephone lines and tree branches???

Well, Le Snapper Snipper has a pair of scissors on the far end of a 10 meter pole with a small wicker catch-basket just below the scissors.

Get it? snip snip? catch the lure?? cast cast??


yummy. You can invite me over if there is no catfish.. (yuck ola i abhor catfish. )

r_kreher, Jul 01 2016

Le Snapper Snipper Fodder http://imgur.com/d5NJxNj
An Alluring fortune [r_kreher, Jul 01 2016]

Shropshire catfish are NOT to be Eaton. http://imgur.com/9WIbJu6
Tempting.... Especially for us sophisticated sushi enthusiasts. [r_kreher, Jul 01 2016]

dog and rifle solution https://www.youtube...watch?v=bfB026zyTNk
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       //Have you ever been motoring down a country lane and cross a bridge and notice the thousands of pounds of fishing lures, hooks, bobbers, floats and sinkers trapped in the telephone lines and tree branches???//   

       To be honest, no. Is this fishing tackle that fisherman have accidentally cast into the trees? And is it thousands of pounds in money or in weight? If so, how strong are the trees where you live; or how dumb are the local fishermen?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 01 2016

       money. duh.
r_kreher, Jul 01 2016

       Ah, right. Duh. Local fisherman are that dumb, then.   

       Wait! Are you in Shropshire?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 01 2016

       // airplane-grade anodized aluminum //   

       Hmmm. Better be pretty sure those overhead lines aren't power cables.   

       Some "Roach poles" are made of carbon fibre. Which is very conductive. Long, conductive pole wielded by short conductive fisherman in vicinity of HT power lines - brief, spectacular, difficult to ignore (Brilliant blue flash, loud bang, cloud of smoke).
8th of 7, Jul 01 2016

r_kreher, Jul 01 2016

       Given that the person who took that photo seems to be slightly above and about 2 feet away from the accumulated fishing tackle, one has to wonder if a pole would be strictly necessary.   

       Also, who eats sausages with snapper? Is it a sort of downmarket surf 'n' turf?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 01 2016

       I meant snapper and mash. (oops) also, ever heard of a telephoto lens?   

r_kreher, Jul 01 2016

       A what?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 01 2016

       I've heard that they've been miniaturized   

r_kreher, Jul 01 2016

       Completely impossible.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 01 2016

       Something about the way light bends when it changes media. (Air to glass, glass to air) I didn't believe it either.
r_kreher, Jul 01 2016

       It's a complete myth. As for "telephoto" - the word is a vulgar hybrid of Greek and Latin: no good can come of it.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 01 2016

       Yeah... they'd use something like that to make a dagger o' type
lurch, Jul 01 2016

       oh my goodness!! i JUST noticed that you guys aren't giving me my props!! My proppers!! Actually that expression comes from an old Aretha Franklin tune... "And give me... My Proppers... when I get home. R E S P E C T... Find out what it means to me... (don't pretend that you knew that.)
r_kreher, Jul 01 2016


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