There is no greater fan of fly fishing than the worm.

— Patrick F. McManus

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Smoked carp tastes just as good as smoked salmon when you ain't got no smoked salmon.


Scholars have long known that fishing eventually turns men into philosophers.

Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher's salary.


He wondered what kind of blueprint beavers had for creating such a structure-or did they simply start aimlessly weaving stuff together until they had a dam? Did they even think about creating a dam? Maybe dams were simply accidents that resulted from their fooling around, much like the Army Corps of Engineers' accomplishments.


I just read a book on how to get control of my time and therefore of my life.

My time has always had a tendency to slip away from me and do as it pleases. My life follows it, like a puppy after an untrained bird dog. Come night, my life shows up, usually covered with mud and full of stickers, exhausted but grinning happily. My time never returns.


The two best times to fish is when it's raining and when it ain't.


What a tourist terms a plague of insects, the fly fisher calls a great hatch.


Show me a man who fishes in winter, and I'll show you a fanatic.

Actually, I'll get the better of the deal, because for sheer spectacle a fanatic doesn't hold a candle to a man who fishes in winter