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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
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.
There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
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.
Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish.
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.
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.
The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
Thank you, dear God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. Thank you for the rain. And for the chance to wake up in three hours and go fishing: I thank you for that now, because I won't feel so thankful then.
Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting.
I like to fish. Fishing is always a way of relaxing.
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.
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
There's an absolute surety to the hands-on conservation lifestyle of hunting, fishing and trapping where you know you're going to consume today.
I thoroughly enjoy getting away from the game and going out fishing because it's so relaxing, so quiet and peaceful. I mean, there's no noise other than nature - and it's so different from what I do in a tournament situation that it just eases my mind.
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.
Look at where Jesus went to pick people. He didn't go to the colleges; he got guys off the fishing docks.
I have laid aside business, and gone a'fishing.
She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment. Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them.
John James Audubon
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
I'm an outdoors girl - I like to go fishing, riding four-wheelers, hunting.
I like to catch fish and release them. I probably haven't killed a fish that I've caught in sport fishing for 20 years. No reason to kill it. You know, just take it and release it.
Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing.
E. W. Howe
It is to be observed that 'angling' is the name given to fishing by people who can't fish.
Fishing, with me, has always been an excuse to drink in the daytime.
I'm big into fishing, but I've never been much of a hunter. I never was really raised around it a whole lot, so I never got a chance to do it a whole lot.
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?
If your concentration is getting bad, take up bass fishing. It will really improve your ability to focus. If you aren't ready when that fish hits, you can't set the hook.
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