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Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau

Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing.

Edward W. Howe

There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.

Steven Wright

No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.

John Ruskin

Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment. Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them.

John James Audubon

The problem with winter sports is that -- follow me closely here -- they generally take place in winter.

Dave Barry

You know when they have a fishing show on TV? They catch the fish and then let it go. They don't want to eat the fish, they just want to make it late for something.

Mitch Hedberg

Fly fishing may be a very pleasant amusement; but angling or float fishing I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other.

Samuel Johnson

Caution is a most valuable asset in fishing, especially if you are the fish.

Unknown

I ran around with the other youngsters, hunting, fishing and raising tadpoles and all the rest.

DeForest Kelley

Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.

Don Marquis

Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.

Izaak Walton

If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.

Tom Brokaw

Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.

Herbert Hoover

All you need to be a fisherman is patience and a worm.

Herb Shriner

Like they say, you can learn more from a guide in one day than you can in three months fishing alone.

Mario Lopez

If you want to maintain a sustainable supply of fish you have to farm the fish, rather than mine them. So putting your money into fishing fleets that are going to exacerbate the problem by over-fishing is not the way to preserve the underlying asset.

Maurice Strong

The only thing bad about winning the pennant is that you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year. I'd rather go fishing for three years.

Whitey Herzog

Hell, if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on, I'd have had no time to go fishing.

Clark Gable

Fishing, with me, has always been an excuse to drink in the daytime.

Jimmy Cannon

I was a Scout years ago, before the movement started, when my father took me fishing, camping and hunting. Then I was sorry that more girls could not have what I had. When I learned of the movement, I thought, here is what I always wanted other girls to have.

Lou Henry Hoover

It's a little like casting out hundreds of fishing lines into the audience. You start getting little bites, then more, then you hook a few, then more. Then you can start reeling them in and that's a loveliest feeling - the whole audience laughing with you.

Jim Dale

Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played - skiing, baseball, fishing - there is no greater example than golf, because you're playing against yourself and nature.

Robert Redford

And one thing I can be proud of is we have a 'Come and Try Fishing' day every year. And there's 20 venues throughout the state, and see, these thousands of kids who've never been fishing come along.

Rex Hunt

All I can say to the kids is if you've a problem in fishing or life, if you talk to an older person, you're gonna end up alright, because nine times out of 10, they've been through the same thing.

Rex Hunt

From birth to death, anyone can fish. I just think it's fantastic to see old people going fishing with young people and teaching them things. I'm very, very critical.

Rex Hunt

I think it's time for me to get out, because at the moment I'm only thinking about fishing 21 hours a day, and they're the waking moments. And even when I close my eyes I'm thinking about it.

Rex Hunt

I'm fishing for men with a certain kind of bait, and the bait that I am offering is not a candy; it's a very specific thing that I'm offering, which is a deep gospel and a deep conversion.

Larry Norman

You are not content with the vast millions of tribute we pay you annually under the operation of our revenue law, our navigation laws, your fishing bounties, and by making your people our manufacturers, our merchants, our shippers.

John H. Reagan

Maoris now own over half the commercial fishing industry in New Zealand.

Malcolm Fraser

I have laid aside business, and gone a'fishing.

Izaak Walton

One fifth of human kind depend on fish to live. Today now 70 percent of the fish stock are over-exploited. According to FAO if we don't change our system of fishing the main sea resources will be gone in 2050. We don't want to believe what we know.

Yann Arthus-Bertrand

The English countryside is the most staggeringly beautiful place. I can't spend as much time there as I like, but I like everything about it. I like fishing, I like clay- pigeon shooting.

Guy Ritchie

It is to be observed that 'angling' is the name given to fishing by people who can't fish.

Stephen Leacock

There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.

Herbert Hoover

Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self.

Ted Hughes

But very unfortunately the merchant marine died away till even the majority of fishing done about the Cape is in the hands of the Portuguese who emigrated to the Cape some fifty years ago.

Joseph C. Lincoln

We may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did; and so, if I might be judge, God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.

Izaak Walton

The perch swallows the grub-worm, the pickerel swallows the perch, and the fisherman swallows the pickerel; and so all the chinks in the scale of being are filled.

Henry David Thoreau

Ponder deep wisdom, dark or clear,Each secret fishy hope or fear.Fish say, they have their Stream and Pond;But is there anything Beyond?This life cannot be All, they swear,For how unpleasant, if it were!One may not doubt that, somehow, GoodShall come of Water and of Mud;And, sure, the reverent eye must seeA Purpose in Liquidity.

Rupert Brooke

But somewhere, beyond Space and Time,Is wetter water, slimier slime!And there (they trust) there swimmeth OneWho swam ere rivers were begun,Immense, of fishy form and mind,Squamous, omnipotent, and kind.

Rupert Brooke

I love talk and I love fishing. I'm having a ball.

Martin Milner

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.

Ernest Hemingway

I've had some amazing people in my life. Look at my father - he came from a small fishing village of five hundred people and at six foot four with giant ears and a kind of very odd expression, thought he could be a movie star. So go figure, you know?

Kiefer Sutherland

When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches. My dad loves being around all kinds of animals. He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.

Paris Hilton

I like golf, hiking, camping, boating and fishing.

Bryan Clay

I know that I can sing really loud. It's like having that really big Evinrude engine on the back of your fishing boat. But I've been trying to be more dynamic with my voice, and not just singing on 10 all of the time out of terror.

Neko Case

Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting.

Dave Barry

Do you want to tear your life apart and get rid of everything you've known as a lifestyle? Like seeing your family? Being with your friends? A fishing trip? A hunting trip? A night's sleep?

Walter F. Mondale

I like to fish. Fishing is always a way of relaxing.

Tom Felton

There are a couple of carp fishing books I've been reading. I'm very interested in that line of books, because I think they write very well, carp anglers, about the general environment.

Tom Felton

One guy that I wish was here right now, Ted Williams, helped me so much, our long talks, not about hitting but about fishing, one of Ted's passions, and I wish he was here today to share this with me because I owe so much to Ted Williams.

Wade Boggs

We also own a little boat and I'm like a kid with it. I take off early in the morning, fishing rod in tow, and just drift about the ocean all day.

Perry Como

I only make movies to finance my fishing'.

Lee Marvin

I pass my time in the open air on the beach when it is really heavy weather or when the boats go out fishing.

Claude Monet

I'll be prime minister and a mum, and Clarke will be 'first man of fishing' and stay-at-home dad. I think it's fair to say that this will be a wee one that a village will raise, but we couldn't be more excited.

Jacinda Ardern

Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish.

Steven Wright

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