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Fly-fishing is the most fun you can have standing up. (Quote by - Arnold Gingrich)

All the romance of trout fishing exists in the mind of the angler and is in no way shared by the fish. (Quote by - Harold F. Blaisdell)

To paraphrase a deceased patriot, I regret that I have only one life to give to my fly-fishing. (Quote by - Robert Traver)

Often I have been exhausted on trout streams, uncomfortable, wet, cold, briar scarred, sunburned, mosquito bitten, but never, with a fly rod in my hand have I been less than in a place that was less than beautiful. (Quote by - Charles Kuralt)

Give a man a fish, and he can eat for a day. But teach a man how to fish, and he'll be dead of mercury poisoning inside of three years. (Quote by - Charles Haas)

This planet is covered with sordid men who demand that he who spends time fishing shall show returns in fish. (Quote by - Leonidas Hubbard, Jr.)

Somebody just back of you while you are fishing is as bad as someone looking over your shoulder while you write a letter to your girl. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

It is only the inexperienced and thoughtless who find pleasure in killing fish for the mere sake of killing them. No sportsman does this. (Quote by - W.C. Prime)

Never throw a long line when a short one will serve your purpose. (Quote by - Richard Penn)

If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago. (Quote by - Zane Grey)

He told us about Christ's disciples being fisherman, and we were left to assume...that all great fishermen on the Sea of Galilee were fly fisherman and that John, the favorite, was a dry- fly fisherman. (Quote by - Norman Maclean - A River Runs Through It)

Best fishing in troubled waters. (Quote by - Sir John Harrington)

What are more delightful than one's emotions when approaching a trout stream for the initial cast? (Quote by - T. Nash Buckingham)

No life is so happy and so pleasant as the life of the well- govern'd angler. (Quote by - Izaak Walton)

There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot. (Quote by - Steven Wright)

As the lone Angler, patient man, At Mewry-Water, or the Banne, Leaves off, against his placid wish, Impaling worms to torture fish. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

I love fishing. You put that line in the water and you don't know what's on the other end. Your imagination is under there. (Quote by - (Quote by - Doug Larson)

Many years ago, I was fishing, and as I was reeling in the poor fish, I realized, 'I am killing him—all for the passing pleasure it brings me.' And something inside me clicked. I realized as I watched him fight for breath, that his life was as important to him as mine is to me. (Quote by - Paul McCartney)

I am not against golf, since I cannot but suspect it keeps armies of the unworthy from discovering trout. (Quote by - Paul O'Neil)

The best fisherman I know try not to make the same mistakes over and over again; instead they strive to make new and interesting mistakes and to remember what they learned from them. (Quote by - John Gierach)

Fishing's relaxing, man. Most relaxing thing in my life. It's therapy for me. I don't think about business... sports. All I think about is catching the next fish. (Quote by - Deion Sanders)

Don't tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don't tell them where they know the fish. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Most of the world is covered by water. A fisherman's job is simple: Pick out the best parts. (Quote by - Charles Waterman)

We got no troubles, Life is the bubbles, Under the sea. (Quote by - The Little Mermaid)

They say you forget your troubles on a trout stream, but that's not quite it. What happens is that you begin to see where your troubles fit into the grand scheme of things, and suddenly they're just not such a big deal anymore. (Quote by - John Gierach)


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