Hard riddles train you to learn about metaphors and principles. Not this one; to get through to the solution, make it quick and literal. But remember who or what the ‘you’ is. Some people on the internet have suggested that this riddle is relevant to a particular move in the board game, Checkers.
Yet the ‘fishhook’ is the final and most appropriate answer to where the fish eat the hook and later be at someone’s dinner table.