fish up

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vt sepauffischen, herausziehen; (fig, from memory etc) → hervorkramen or -holen
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You do need to hustle over to the hole to set the hook (give a quick jerk on the line), and then haul the fish up onto the ice, but tip-ups often mean more fish caught.
I told my son that when you see a flag pop up into the air, it is tradition to yell "TIP-UP" and go over to the hole and pull the fish up through the hole.