GUGGS terms, awards & definitions

battery wastera small gudgeon, from the phrase "Not worth wasting the scale batteries on."
bozofailure to get a bite of any description, even more dispiriting than a gozo
clonkera large gudgeon, certainly a weigher, possibly a specimen
cold gudgeonexperiencing a long period without trying to catch gudgeon
gingersOxford Canal gudgeon, because of their distinctive colour (thanks, PaRg)
gobblecollective term for gudgeon
Gobiomasproposed new UK public holiday when everyone has the day off to go gudgeon hunting or, for the sad gits, DIY shopping in B&Q
gobleta small gudgeon
gobsmackedsurprised by a gudgeon-related issue
gozofailure to catch a single gudgeon, as in "I gozoed yesterday" or "I wasn't expecting a complete gozo !"
gudgeon curmudgeonmiserable person who has caught a gudgeon in the presence of a GUGGS member but refuses to join the Society, even after assurances that it's free
gudgeon-free stretch
(GFS)
a stretch where several GUGGS sessions have taken place but all have resulted in gozos
lunkersee clonker
namersee specimen
nettera) a gudgeon which takes out more than 2" of #2 pole elastic, or
b) the first gudgeon in a session, to ensure avoiding a gozo
nuisance fishany species other than gudgeon
orguggsmicgetting over-excited about catching lots of specimens
pongoan alternative Midland (?) term for a clonker (thanks, PaRg)
Species Identification Guru
(SIG)
Member responsible for differentiating between gudgeon and other similar species e.g. barbel, stoneloach. Post currently held by ReAl as he's the only member who catches barbel.
specimena gudgeon of 25g 30g or more (weighed on scales accurate down to 0.1g or better) to which a name may be given
target speciesgudgeon, obviously
weighera gudgeon worth switching the scales on for

 ANNUAL PRIZES / AWARDS
Gobel Prize... for the heaviest fish caught on any tackle / bait
Goblet Award... for the lightest fish caught on any tackle / bait
GLAM Award... for the heaviest fish caught by a lady member on any tackle / bait
Retro Award... for the heaviest fish caught on rod, reel & float (any bait)
Veggie Award... for the heaviest fish caught on bait other than maggot, worm etc (any tackle)

PBPersonal Best
- a specific member's all-time heaviest gudgeon
SBStretch Best
- the all-time heaviest gudgeon caught by the Society from a specific stretch of the canal
ABAnnual Best
- the heaviest gudgeon caught by the Society in a given calendar year
PSBPersonal Stretch Best
- the all-time heaviest gudgeon caught by a specific member from a specific stretch of the canal
PABPersonal Annual Best
- the heaviest gudgeon caught by a specific member in a given calendar year
SABStretch Annual Best
- the heaviest gudgeon caught by the Society from a specific stretch of the canal in a given calendar year
PSABPersonal Stretch Annual Best
- the heaviest gudgeon caught by a specific member from a specific stretch of the canal in a given calendar year