Monday, May 02, 2005

Fishing Quotes

  ~Beatrice Cook, Till Fish Do Us Part, 1949 An angler is a man who spends rainy days sitting around on the muddy banks of rivers doing nothing because his wife won't let him do it at home.  ~Author Unknown If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.  ~Doug Larson We ask a simple question And that is all we wish: Are fishermen all liars? Or do only liars fish? ~William Sherwood Fox, Silken Lines and Silver Hooks, 1954 There he stands, draped in more equipment than a telephone lineman, trying to outwit an organism with a brain no bigger than a breadcrumb, and getting licked in the process.  ~Paul O'Neil, 1965 Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him for the entire weekend.  ~Zenna Schaffer There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.  ~Steven Wright The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.  ~John Buchan Fishing is a... discipline in the equality of men - for all men are equal before fish.  ~Herbert Hoover Calling fishing a hobby is like calling brain surgery a job.  ~Paul Schullery ...of all the liars among mankind, the fisherman is the most trustworthy.  ~William Sherwood Fox, Silken Lines and Silver Hooks, 1954 ...trout that doesn't think two jumps and several runs ahead of the average fisherman is mighty apt to get fried.  ~Beatrice Cook, Till Fish Do Us Part, 1949 Give a man a fish, and he can eat for a day.  But teach a man how to fish, and he'll be dead of mercury poisoning inside of three years.  ~Charles Haas I am not against golf, since I cannot but suspect it keeps armies of the unworthy from discovering trout...  ~Paul O'Neil Three-fourths of the Earth's surface is water, and one-fourth is land.  It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn.  ~Chuck Clark Fishing tournaments seem a little like playing tennis with living balls...  ~Jim Harrison, Just Before Dark, 1991 Reading about baseball is a lot mo

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