Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience.
- Raulph Waldo Emerson
All the romance of trout fishing exists in the mind of the angler and is in no
way shared by the fish.
- Harold F. Blaisdell (The Philosophical Fisherman, 1969)
The Angler, Field and Stream, Fishing Digest
Anglin' … for a better spot
Back to basics
Back to Nature
Bass, Blue Gil, Carp, Catfish, Cod, Flounder, Grouper, Haddock, Mackerel,
Perch, Pike, Pollock, Roughy, Salmon, Snapper, Sole, Tilapia, Trout, Tuna,
Calling fishing a hobby is like calling brain surgery a job.
- Paul Schullery
"Carpe Diem" does not mean "fish of the day."
Carpe Diem -- Seize the Fish
The catch of the day
Cattails and Cottonwoods
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast;
in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
Down at the ol' fishin' hole
Down by the old mill stream
Down by the riverside.
Escape to Nature
Even a fish wouldn't get into trouble if he kept his mouth shut.
Field and Stream
Fishing for compliments
Fishing is a… discipline in the equality of men -
for all men are equal before fish.
- Herbert Hoover
Fishing is the sport of drowning worms.
The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad.
- A.K. Best
Get Reel! Go fishing!
Give a man a fish and feed him for a day …
Teach a man to fish and get rid of him for a weekend.
- Zenna Schaffer
The gods do not deduct from man's allotted span the hours spent in fishing.
- Babylonian Proverb
Good things come from those who bait
The Great Outdoors
Hooked on fishing
Hook line and sinker!!
I came, I cast, I kicked bass!
I came, I saw, I fished
I'm hooked on fishing
I hope my ship comes in before my dock rots.
If your lucky enough to be out fishing then your lucky enough!
It has always been my private conviction that any man who pits his intelligence
against a fish and loses, has it coming.
- John Steinbeck
MISSING: husband, fishing hat and pole, and dog
$100 Reward for the dog.
My biggest worry is that my wife (when I'm dead)
will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it.
- Koos Brandt
My Dad's a Reel Catch
(fishing tackle, rods and fish)
Nature provides a `free lunch', but only if we control our appetites.
- William Ruckelshaus
OH MY COD!!!
OLD FISHERMEN never die … they just get reel tired
Old fisherman never die …they just smell that way.
On a string and a prayer
A River Runs Through It
Sittin' on the dock of the bay
- Otis Redding
Something's fishy around here.
TGIF -Thank God I fish
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
There is no greater fan of fly fishing than the worm.
- Patrick F. McManus (Never Sniff a Gift Fish, 1979)
Throw a resourceful person into a river,
and he will probably come out with a fish in his hand.
- Arabian Proverb
To have and to hold…'till fish do us part!
Vegetarian is an old Indian word for Bad Fisherman
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)
What a catch!!
The wild blue yonder
Women love me, fish fear me!!
You know what I've always noticed about fishing;
it's not too good for the bait.
- Nicolas Cage -- National Treasure
You should have seen the one that got away - it was this big!
You've got one on the hook/line!
-- Make sure you journal those wild fish stories.
If not for a good laugh -maybe to be used in evidence at the competency hearing.
-- Get a 5x7 of your fisher-person all decked out in their gear.
Place the picture in the center and run arrows and tabs identifying each item.