Archive for May, 2007

Heap Hunter

definition: angler fishing for a monstrosity at all times, usually producing Bruce Ruffin in the flesh on any given day

The Astoria Bassmasters

definition: NYC based bass fishing collective featuring Bass Evans, Daddy Baker, and Moppa Elliott (founded in 2006)

What do we

What do we


definition: Mathew Elliott-long time friend, colleague, and bassmaster

Paul Elias

definition: Moppa’s father (looks like him)


definition: Bass Evans’ father

Clarence "Junie" "Bullhead" Evans

“Bullhead” Baker

definition: Baker’s father

Roger "Bullhead" Baker with a 6 pound 9 ounce trophy!

“ResS-UV” “Hawg” “Monster”

definition: Steven Bradley “Hawg” Ress, derived from his tendency to never wear sunglasses and sunscreen while on the water (he will probably own a SUV someday)

****ReS-UV UPDATE: He now owns a SUV, as predicted.****

"Hawg Ress", "ResS-UV"

“Ress-UL” “Pounds” or “Biggie Smallmouth”

definition: Christopher Benjamin “Pounds” Ress, derived from his tendency to downsize and use his pathetic UltraLight…Chris prides himself on being able to “catch any fish that swims!”

Chris Ress with "Count Bassie". This territorial fish was caught by Bass Evans one month later (see 6 lbs. club).

“Walk the Dog”

definition: Lee Ress


definition: well-known bassmaster and the original derividactory of much of this usage (some names are intentionally misspelled to protect anonymity)

Roger Morgan

definition: caregiver of Sandy River Reservoir who gives the Heap Hunters a new, bewildering master class yearly

Roger Morgan

Father Christmas

definition: Roger Morgan


definition: Bill Siementel

“Father” Murphy

definition: Bill Murphy


definition: the omni-presence of the MonkShah in his many manifestations inamungst updating sessions of this site


definition: primary care giver


definition: primary care giver-primary pond (Bass Evans)

Lee Konitz

definition: saxophonist

Joy Riding

definition: non fishermen doing God knows what on the water

yit trash commission near the dam at Lackawanna

The Ciphening Committee

definition: some guy that moves in on your spot and catches them and pilphers the area