The banana superstition is easily the most common of all fishing superstitions believed to be derived from sailors who said spoiled bananas on long voyages attracted disease ridden bugs. But now is commonly believed to just be the general kiss of death to a good fishing day. While anglers like Jacob Wheeler debunk these beliefs on a regular basis, it still rang the most true of the millions of Fishbrain anglers polled. Here are some quotes.
- “Never bring a banana on a boat, might as well just throw it overboard” – Bitestalker
- “No Bananas” – Phil.e
- “Banana on the boat = bad fishing” – HuntingandFishingWithHenry
- “NO BANANAS EVER” – jackson.hamm
- “Always bring bananas” – LZFishing
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