This is great Salty, here's few that come to mind: (of course none of these have ever happened to me) You know you are a lowliner when---
Your accountant looks at your fuel bill and fish income and asks "Do you have any other means of income?"
The ice man from the sole place you do business remarks he knows you've been going out but hasn't seen you in awhile.
You can get 3 weeks of use out of a 1/2 ton of ice in the summer.
When the new, orange fishing gloves still smell new, and have no signs of wear after a 5 day trip.
Your spouse notes your post-trip laundry doesn't smell fishy but sure reeks of coffee and peanut butter.
You "borrow" your kids wagon to deliver your fish at the 11pm processors closing time instead of a daylight dock delivery.
When the next boat on the off load list gets called for an open hoist and says "Gee that was sure fast" as you leave.
You dig out the paint while on a desert drag and paint 70% of the boat while on autopilot.....and it dries to a fine cure.
The day selling handtroller in a beat up skiff has 3 dock carts of fish at the scale waiting for your 1 cart, 5 day load to be weighed.
When picking up your fish check the owner of the plant you've been doing business with for a decade says "Have we met before?"
When you find the Tide Tables from Brazil to Barrow and your Light List enjoyable reading.
The only kings you catch are undersize and caught in the tail as they tried to frantically flee your operation.
The sea otter you pass at an arms reach doesn't dive and has a distinct look of disgust on it's face.
When the only thing of size you see during the day is the humpback that plowed through 4 wires worth of gear leaving a crusty barnacle on hook that used to have a hoochie on it.
When you are relieved when you calculate that you have caught just enough fish to pay for the day's fuel.
The Bass-Pro-Greenhorn-Kansas-Grain-Farmer-Charter-Operator-Dock-Neighbor has more fish than you from a 4hr charter than your 4 day trip - Ouch! Then you know you're really