Tidewater Pluggin' is a hoot...
...Until 25lbs of pissed-off salmon does this to you when you try to take the hooks out without pliers.
We crimped the barb down and backed it out, soldiered on for a few more hours and a few more fish, then went for a tetanus shot.
That's what a fly-guy gets for dustin' off the old gear rod, we suppose.
Now we gotta learn to wipe left-handed for awhile.