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If one really loves nature, one can find beauty everywhere. (Quote by - Vincent Van Gogh)

Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

I look into... my fly box, and think about all the elements I should consider in choosing the perfect fly: water temperature, what stage of development the bugs are in, what the fish are eating right now. Then I remember what a guide told me: 'Ninety percent of what a trout eats is brown and fuzzy and about five-eighths of an inch long. (Quote by - Allison Moir)

Soon after I embraced the sport of angling I became convinced that I should never be able to enjoy it if I had to rely on the cooperation of the fish. (Quote by - Sparse Grey Hackle)

My biggest worry is that my wife (when I'm dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it. (Quote by - Koos Brandt)

The gods do not deduct from man's allotted span the hours spent in fishing. (Quote by - Babylonian Proverb)

Bragging may not bring happiness, but no man having caught a large fish goes home through an alley. (Quote by - Ann Landers)

I fish better with a lit cigar; some people fish better with talent. (Quote by - Nick Lyons, Bright Rivers, 1977)

It is impossible to grow weary of a sport that is never the same on any two days of the year. (Quote by - Theodore Gordon)

Enjoy thy stream, O harmless fish; And when an angler for his dish, Through gluttony's vile sin, Attempts, the wretch, to pull thee out, God give thee strength, O gentle trout, To pull the rascal in! (Quote by - John Wolcot)

Fishing is a... discipline in the equality of men - for all men are equal before fish. (Quote by - Herbert Hoover)

The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad. (Quote by - A.K. Best)

Just as in cooking there's no such thing as a little garlic, in fishing there's no such thing as a little drag. (Quote by - H.G. Tapply)

It is a silly fish that is caught twice with the same bait. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Trout fishing. One must be a stickler for proper form. Use nothing but #4 blasting caps, or a hand grenade, if handy, or at a pool well-lined with stone, one blast from a .44 magnum will bring a few stunned brookies quietly to the surface. (Quote by - Edward Abbey)

Fishing costs like sin but requires heavier clothing. (Quote by - L. C. Clower)

There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with a fisherman?(Quote by - Woody Allen)

We ask a simple question And that is all we wish: Are fishermen all liars? Or do only liars fish? (Quote by - William Sherwood Fox)

All fishermen are liars; it's an occupational disease with them like housemaid's knee or editor's ulcers. (Quote by - Beatrice Cook)

If I'm not going to catch anything, then I 'd rather not catch anything on flies. (Quote by - Bob Lawless)

There are more fish taken out of a stream than ever were in it. (Quote by - Oliver Herford)

More than half the intense enjoyment of fly- fishing is derived from the beautiful surroundings, the satisfaction felt from being in the open air, the new lease of life secured thereby, and the many, many pleasant recollections of all one has seen, heard and done. (Quote by - Charles F. Orvis)

Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes. (Quote by - Don Marquis)

There he stands, draped in more equipment than a telephone lineman, trying to outwit an organism with a brain no bigger than a breadcrumb, and getting licked in the process. (Quote by - Paul O'Neil)

The season is ended. There was not enough of it; there never is. (Quote by - Nick Lyons)


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