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Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

The first men that our Saviour dear Did choose to wait upon Him here, Blest fishers were; and fish the last Food was, that He on earth did taste: I therefore strive to follow those, Whom He to follow Him hath chose. (Quote by - William Basse)

All Americans believe that they are born fishermen. For a man to admit a distaste for fishing would be like denouncing mother-love or hating moonlight. (Quote by - John Steinbeck)

Old Peter Grimes made fishing his employ; His wife he cabined with him and his boy, And seemed that life laborious to enjoy. (Quote by - George Crabbe)

If people don't occasionally walk away from you shaking their heads, you're doing something wrong. (Quote by - John Gierach)

The fish and I were both stunned and disbelieving to find ourselves connected by a line. (Quote by - William Humphrey)

I think I fish, in part, because it's an anti-social, bohemian business that, when gone about properly, puts you forever outside the mainstream culture without actually landing you in an institution. (Quote by - John Gierach)

There is no greater fan of fly fishing than the worm. (Quote by - Patrick F. McManus)

If you teach a man to fish, you'll never sell your fish at the market. (Quote by - Cheryl A. Soper)

Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a fishing. They say unto him, We also go with thee. They went forth, and entered into a ship immediately; and that night they caught nothing. (Quote by - Bible)

The two best times to fish is when it's rainin' and when it ain't. (Quote by - Patrick F. McManus)

Modesty is the only sure bait when you are fishing for praise. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

Hell, if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on, I'd have not had time to go fishing. (Quote by - Clark Gable)

Some men would rather be photographed with their fish than with their wives. (Quote by - Gwen Cooper and Evelyn Haas)

Angling is extremely time consuming. That's sort of the whole point. (Quote by - Thomas McGuane)

In these sad and ominous days of mad fortune chasing, every patriotic, thoughtful citizen, whether he fishes or not, should lament that we have not among our countrymen more fishermen. (Quote by - Grover Cleveland)

I have fished through fishless days that I remember happily without regret. (Quote by - Roderick Haig- Brown)

If fishing is interfering with your business, give up your business. (Quote by - Alfred W. Miller)

I've gone fishing thousands of times in my life, and I have never once felt unlucky or poorly paid for those hours on the water. (Quote by - William Tapply)

The angler forgets most of the fish he catches, but he does not forget the streams and lakes in which they are caught. (Quote by - Charles K. Fox)

When you are on the river, ocean or in the woods, you are the closest to the truth you'll ever get (Quote by - Jack Leonard)

My wife said I have so many fly rods and reels that I cannot possibly use them all. My reply was that I had rods and reels to fish, rods and reels to tinker with and then my fine-crafted rods and reels to "fondle and admire," while dreaming of trout fishing during the cold winter months. You can imagine what kind of look she gave me. (Quote by - Jimmy D. Moore)

Whether I caught fish or not, just the thrill of rolling out that line and watching my fly turn over has been good enough for me. That and the hundreds of treasured memories I have of this wonderful sport. (Quote by - Curt Gowdy)

Fly tackle has improved considerably since 1676, when Charles Cotton advised anglers to 'fish fine and far off,' but no one has ever improved on that statement. (Quote by - John Gierach)

Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? Canst thou put an hook into his nose? or bore his jaw through with a thorn? (Quote by - Bible)


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