quote by Lil Wayne

I am probably in the sky, flying with the fish, or maybe in the ocean, swimming with the pigeons. See, my world is different.

— Lil Wayne

Empowering Fly Fishing quotations

Fly fishing quote If you want to fly, give up everything that weights you down.

If you want to fly, give up everything that weights you down.

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The richer we have become materially, the poorer we become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly in the air like birds and swim in the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers.

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.

Fly fishing quote Don't be afraid of being outnumbered. Eagles fly alone. Pigeons flock together.

Don't be afraid of being outnumbered. Eagles fly alone. Pigeons flock together.

The solution to any problem -work, love, money, whatever -is to go fishing, and the worse the problem, the longer the trip should be.

Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise.

Fly-fishing is solitary, contemplative, misanthropic, scientific in some hands, poetic in others, and laced with conflicting aesthetic considerations. It's not even clear if catching fish is actually the point.

Fly fishing quote What good are wings withou the courage to fly.

What good are wings withou the courage to fly.

Maybe your stature as a fly fisherman isn't determined by how big a trout you can catch, but by how small a trout you can catch without being disappointed.

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

He causes huge bodies like sun to proclaim His Majesty through His Names the All-Gracious, Great, reciting: ' O Glorious One, O Great One, O Mighty One', while tiny animate creatures like flies and fish proclaim His Mercy, reciting: 'O Gracious One, O Compassionate One, O Generous One

Fly fishing quote Don't make me walk when I want to fly.

Don't make me walk when I want to fly.

All good things come by grace, and grace comes by art, and art does not come easy.

There will be days when the fishing is better than one's most optimistic forecast, others when it is far worse. Either is a gain over just staying home.

The finest gift you can give to any fisherman is to put a good fish back, and who knows if the fish that you caught isn't someone else's gift to you?

Fly fishing quote Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.

Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.

Fly-fishing is the most fun you can have standing up.

I used to like fishing because I thought it had some larger significance.

Now I like fishing because it's the one thing I can think of that probably doesn't.

Many of us would probably be better fishermen if we did not spend so much time watching and waiting for the world to become perfect

Fly fishing quote Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering

Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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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.

Angling is extremely time consuming. That's sort of the whole point.

If we carry purism to it's logical conclusion, to do it right {fishing} you'd have to live naked in a cave, hit your trout on the head with rocks, and eat them raw. But, so as not to violate another essential element of the fly-fishing tradition, the rocks would have to be quarried in England and cost $300 each.

Fly fishing quote People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.

People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.

If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago.

Poets talk about "spots of time", but it is really the fishermen who experience eternity compressed into a moment. No one can tell what a spot of time is until suddenly the whole world is a fish and the fish is gone.

Creeps and idiots cannot conceal themselves for long on a fishing trip.

Fly fishing quote Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned, and the last

Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned, and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.

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Rivers and the inhabitants of the watery element were made for wise men to contemplate, and fools to pass by without consideration.

Our tradition is that of the first man who sneaked away to the creek when the tribe did not really need fish.

Game fish are too valuable to be caught only once.

Fly fishing quote If you can't fly, then run, If you can't run, then walk, if you can't walk, then

If you can't fly, then run, If you can't run, then walk, if you can't walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.

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.

Most fishermen swiftly learn that it's a pretty good rule never to show a favorite spot to any fisherman you wouldn't trust with your wife.

The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad.

Fly fishing quote Eagles don't fly with pigeons.

Eagles don't fly with pigeons.

Calling fishing a hobby is like calling brain surgery a job.

If you've got short, stubby fingers and wear reading glasses, any relaxation you would normally derive from fly fishing is completely eliminated when you try to tie on a fly.

Most of the world is covered by water. A fisherman's job is simple: Pick out the best parts.

Fly fishing quote If you want to soar in life, you must first learnt to First Love Yourself.

If you want to soar in life, you must first learnt to First Love Yourself.

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One great thing about fly fishing is that after a while nothing exists of the world but thoughts about fly fishing

No life is so happy and so pleasant as the life of the well-govern'd angler.

I have fished through fishless days that I remember happily without regret.

Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite.

Or waiting around for Friday night or waiting perhaps for their Uncle Jake or a pot to boil or a better break or a string of pearls or a pair of pants or a wig with curls or another chance. Everyone is just waiting.

Something to think about: If you fish the wrong fly long and hard enough, it will sooner or later become the right fly.

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