Yes, it's those anaemic fucknuckles at PETA again. When they're not killing animals (too much hassle as they interrupt sleb-chasing), or taunting the families of swine flu victims, it seems they're not averse to primary school level insults.
[...] we wondered whether men who spend their time on a wet riverbank holding an extendable phallic object and being cruel to fish may be engaging in another form of overcompensation. Our top brains have taken a wealth of research findings and coupled them with the average size of men's genitalia in the UK to create a special formula which calculates how those who inflict pain and suffering on innocent animals likely measure up against those who don't.That's right. If you are an angler, you quite obviously smell, and possess a tiny cock (what female angler inadequacies are, they don't say). Or, as one of PETA's 'testimonials' puts it.
"I got jealous just handling the maggots", Mike, NewcastleHmm. Now, although it all sounds very scientific, PETA, I think those who fish actually do so for the relaxation and solitude/camaraderie (delete as applicable).
Oh yeah, and also because hooking sea kittens for fun pisses off pasty-faced, tofu-nibbling, socially-inadequate, bleeding-heart, perennially-tearful, effete vegans something rotten.
(In case you were wondering, no I don't fish. But I do eat rabbit - lovely, fluffy-eared, gently lolloping rabbit. Delicious)