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Of all the world's enjoyments That ever valued were, There's none of our employments With fishing can compare. - Thomas Durfee (or D'Urfey). (Quote by - Thomas Durfee)

Even eminent chartered accountants are known, in their capacity as fishermen, blissfully to ignore differences between seven and ten inches, half a pound and two pounds, three fish and a dozen fish. (Quote by - William Sherwood Fox)

Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish. (Quote by - Ovid)

The finest gift you can give to any fisherman is to put a good fish back, and who knows if the fish that you caught isn't someone else's gift to you? (Quote by - Lee Wulff)

In every species of fish I've angled for, it is the ones that have got away that thrill me the most, the ones that keep fresh in my memory. So I say it is good to lose fish. If we didn't, much of the thrill of angling would be gone. (Quote by - Ray Bergman)

Game fish are too valuable to only be caught once. (Quote by - Lee Wulff)

May the holes in your net be no larger than the fish in it. (Quote by - Irish Blessing)

If you've got short, stubby fingers and wear reading glasses, any relaxation you would normally derive from fly fishing is completely eliminated when you try to tie on a fly. (Quote by - Jack Ohman)

The line with its rod is a long instrument whose lesser end holds a small reptile, while the other is held by a great fool. (Quote by - Jeanne Guyet)

They may the better fish in the water when it is troubled. (Quote by - Richard Grafton)

La ligne, avec sa canne, est un long instrument, Dont le plus mince bout tient un petit reptile, Et dont l'autre est tenu par un grand imbecile. (Quote by - Jeanne Guyet)

Be patient and calm - for no one can catch fish in anger. (Quote by - Herbert Hoover)

There is only one theory about angling in which I have perfect confidence, and this is that the two words, least appropriate to any statement, about it, are the words "always" and "never." (Quote by - Grey of Fallodon)

In Mexico we have a word for sushi: Bait. (Quote by - Jose Simon)

Something to think about: If you fish the wrong fly long and hard enough, it will sooner or later become the right fly. (Quote by - John Gierach)

One fish. Two fish. Red fish. Blue fish. Black fish. Blue fish. Old fish. New fish. This one has a little star. This one has a little car. Say! What a lot of fish there are. (Quote by - Dr. Seuss)

Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned. (Quote by - Izaak Walton)

Nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught. (Quote by - Anon.)

Reading about baseball is a lot more interesting than reading about chess, but you have to wonder: Don't any of these guys ever go fishing? (Quote by - Dave Chiflett)

It has always been my private conviction that any man who pits his intelligence against a fish and loses has it coming. (Quote by - John Steinbeck)

There will be days when the fishing is better than one's most optimistic forecast, others when it is far worse. Either is a gain over just staying home. (Quote by - Roderick Haig-Brown)

Most anglers, especially tyros, false cast too often. Three false casts should be sufficient for any throw and two is better. One is perfect. (Quote by - Joe Brooks)

Men and fish are alike. They both get into trouble when they open their mouths. (Quote by - Jimmy D Moore)

One evening I was awakened from a deep sleep by a weird noise coming from my husband, only to find out he was dreaming and he was a Dry Fly. I suspected then, and now realize, his dreams are not made up of wild crazy women, only episodes of his days of being in the stream. (Quote by - Jan Thousand)

I used to like fishing because I thought it had some larger significance. Now I like fishing because it's the one thing I can think of that probably doesn't. (Quote by - John Gierach)


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