Sunday, February 12, 2012

A Fishy Story

A woman goes into a Bass Pro Shop to buy a rod and reel for her grandson's birthday.  She doesn't know which one to get, so she just grabs one and goes over to the counter.

The clerk was standing behind the counter wearing dark shades.  She says to him, "Excuse me, sir.  Can you tell me anything about this rod and reel?"

He says, "Ma'am, I'm completely blind; but if you'll drop it on the counter, I can tell you everything from the sound it makes."

She doesn't believe him but drops it on the counter anyway.

He says, "That's a six-foot Shakespeare graphite rod with a Zebco 404 reel and 10-pound test line.  It's a good all-around combination, and it's on sale this week for only $20.00."

She says, "It's amazing that you can tell all that just by the sound of it dropping on the counter.  I'll take it!"  As she opens her purse, her credit card drops on the floor.

"Oh, that sounds like a Master Card," he says.

She bends down to pick it up and accidentally farts.

At first she is really embarrassed, but then realizes, there is no way the blind clerk could tell it was her who tooted.  Being blind, he wouldn't know that she was the only person around?

The man rings up the sale and says, "That'll be $34.50 please."

The woman is totally confused by this and asks, "Didn't you tell me the rod and reel were on sale for $20.00?  How did you get $34.50?"

He replies, "Yes, ma'am.  The rod and reel is $20.00, but the Duck Call is $11.00, and the Catfish Bait is $3.50."

She paid it and left without saying a word.


JihadGene said...

A classic fisherman's joke!

Janie Junebug said...

All right, Coffey! That's cute. I hope you know you're my Valentine.


Coffeypot said...

Thank you long time, Gene. Wait till tomorrow, I have another fish story coming.

Janie, I would be hurt if you chose someone else, and you have so many great dudes to choose from. Instant woody.

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Symdaddy said...

That one takes me back!

No, I've never heard it before, but as a kid I used to fart in stores and blame someone else before departing!

NavyOne said...

Uh oh, that is hilarious!