Fishing Quotes

Most popular fishing quotes

All men are equal before fish.
If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
Fishing, with me, has always been an excuse to drink in the daytime.
The man who goes fishing gets something more than the fish he catches.
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other.
In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing.
There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot.


There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
Deep down I've always known fly-fishing is to the rest of fishing what high seduction is to rape.
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.
Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
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.
Catching something is purely a by-product of our fishing.  It is the act of fishing that wipes away all grief, lightens all worry, dissolves fear and anxiety.
People who fish know that life is a morality play in which you are sometimes the victor, sometimes vanquished.  It is all of life's lessons in the space of a morning.
Many Americans talk about fishing with the suspicious insistence with which middle-aged Frenchmen with stomach trouble talk about food and middle-aged Italians talk about love.
The days a man spends fishing or spends hunting should not be deducted from the time that he's on earth. In other words, if I fish today, that should be added to the amount of time I get to live. That's the way I look at recreation. That's why I'll be a big conservation, environmental President, because I plan to fish and hunt as much as I possibly can.

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